TV Ratings: March 14 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 580,100 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 565,890 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Fair Go: 456,450 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 454,260 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 452,050 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Fair Go: 456,450 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 454,260 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 452,050 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. SPCA Rescue: 424,540 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: 388,250 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. H20 Just add water: 149,620 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  2. The Erin Simpson Show: 118,970 (TV2, 3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  3. Spongebob Squarepants: 111,790 (TV2, 3:25pm – 3:55pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 105,270 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  5. ONE News Midday: 99,990 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 580,100 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 456,450 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. SPCA Rescue: 424,540 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 405,330 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Winners & Losers: 379,220 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 565,890 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 454,260 (8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 452,050 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. 2 Broke Girls: 388,250 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Happy Endings: 291,020 (9:05pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Road Madness: 352,030 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. 3 News: 311,400 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. World’s Deadliest Roads: 275,880 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Sons Of Anarchy: 236,630 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. The Almighty Johnsons: 209,310 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 110,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Futurama: 62,970 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. How I Met Your Mother: 48,950 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Outsourced: 44,420 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The Biggest Loser: 41,120 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 152,410 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Case Histories: 115,440 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 80,550 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Secret War: 71,630 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Deal or No Deal: 42,140 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 23,110 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Criminal Minds: 42,700 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Law & Order: 25,740 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  3. CSI:NY: 25,380 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Road Madness: 27,260 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  2. The Almighty Johnsons: 25,410 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Deaker On Sport: 26,380 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 39,820
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 68,620
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 142,130
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 126,040
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:25am): 27,280
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 31,860
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 26,970
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 99,990
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 27,030
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 580,100
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 311,400
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 405,330
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 162,030
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 176,440
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:05pm): 160,820

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Tonight: TV ONE 176440 – up from 114400 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  2. Winners & Losers: TV ONE 379220 – up from 318560 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 3 News: TV3 311400 – up from 255230 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. World’s Deadliest Roads: TV3 275880 – up from 226370 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Shortland Street: TV2 565890 – up from 517190 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Fair Go: TV ONE 456450 – down from 506510 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 388250 – down from 423250 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 99990 – down from 126020 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 91750 – down from 116750 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. The Crowd Goes Wild: PRIME 23110 – down from 47960 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 27.4%
  • SKY Network: 25.5%
  • TV2: 18.9%
  • TV3: 15.3%
  • PRIME: 5.4%
  • FOUR: 3.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.1%
  • Maori TV: 0.1%

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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