TV Ratings: 28 March 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 575,210 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 554,500 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Fair Go: 498,990 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 466,300 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  5. Close Up: 450,880 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Fair Go: 498,990 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 466,300 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  3. SPCA Rescue: 432,840 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Two and a Half Men: 415,380 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: 408,920 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 97,360 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Dance Academy: 96,040 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 91,230 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  4. The Erin Simpson Show: 83,910 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. The Erin Simpson Show: 79,960 (TV2, 3:55pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 575,210 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 498,990 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Close Up: 450,880 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. SPCA Rescue: 432,840 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Winners & Losers: 364,520 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 554,500 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 466,300 (8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 415,380 (7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  4. 2 Broke Girls: 408,920 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Happy Endings: 271,970 (9:05pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Road Madness: 322,150 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. World’s Deadliest Roads: 313,330 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. 3 News: 309,340 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Sons Of Anarchy: 226,640 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Campbell Live: 225,020 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 89,120 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Futurama: 61,420 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Biggest Loser: 54,890 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  4. How I Met Your Mother: 54,090 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Outsourced: 50,750 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 193,910 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. The Sinking Of The Laconia: 131,500 (8:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 105,910 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Deal or No Deal: 95,480 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Secret War: 80,750 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 46,720 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Criminal Minds: 62,830 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. CSI:NY: 30,490 (7:30pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. The Almighty Johnsons: 23,700 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Road Madness: 22,660 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 124,740
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 116,250
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 64,100
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 31,640
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 35,340
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 34,740
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:30am): 26,690
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:25am): 26,540
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 97,360
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 575,210
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 309,340
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 450,880
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 225,020
  • Tonight (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 175,020
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 121,590

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. CSI:NY: TV3 64480 – up from 31290 (11:15pm – 12:15am)
  2. World’s Deadliest Roads: TV3 313330 – up from 283630 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Sports Tonight: TV3 70830 – up from 48700 (11:00pm – 11:15pm)
  4. Sons Of Anarchy: TV3 226640 – up from 206110 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Who Wants To Be A Million: PRIME 45910 – up from 26130 (3:00pm – 4:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 575210 – down from 645100 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: TV2 415380 – down from 484080 (7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: TV2 466300 – down from 503670 (8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  4. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 172850 – down from 209680 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Fair Go: TV ONE 498990 – down from 535690 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

New

  1. The Sinking Of The Laconia: PRIME (8:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Crowd Goes Wild: PRIME (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 26%
  • SKY Network: 25.1%
  • TV2: 17.9%
  • TV3: 15.4%
  • PRIME: 6.3%
  • FOUR: 3.9%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.8%
  • Maori TV: 0.2%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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  • Trevor

    The Almighty Johnsons is by far the best TV show on Wednesday nights when are kiwis going to realise this?……..stupid idiots :(

  • reece_555

    Too right Trevor its the only thing on FTA worth watching on Wednesday. But is it just me or was the show better with Siobhan Marshall playing axl and I wouldn’t mind his mate gone from the show either.