TV Ratings: 2 April 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 724,100 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Force: 660,400 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Border Security: 642,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 578,110 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Close Up: 553,770 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. The Force: 660,400 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Border Security: 642,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 443,270 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. The Amazing Race: 424,330 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Desperate Housewives: 318,460 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. The Erin Simpson Show: 121,260 (TV2, 3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  2. ONE News Midday: 115,230 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 109,030 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  4. Spongebob Squarepants: 106,900 (TV2, 3:30pm – 3:55pm)
  5. Dance Academy: 103,630 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 724,100 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Force: 660,400 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Border Security: 642,190 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 553,770 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Criminal Minds: 443,270 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 578,110 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Amazing Race: 424,330 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Desperate Housewives: 318,460 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Revenge: 245,950 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 198,990 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 321,920 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 243,290 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Homeland: 237,070 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Modern Family: 214,540 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 203,910 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 107,750 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Futurama: 80,140 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. America’s Next Top Model: 79,350 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Girl Next Door: 63,640 (8:30pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: 41,560 (7:50am – 8:20am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 241,240 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Junior MasterChef Australia: 155,390 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 130,490 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Deal or No Deal: 104,080 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Prime Rocks: 74,050 (9:35pm – 10:55pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 41,570 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. C.S.I: 24,780 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Law & Order: 22,180 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ANZ Netball: 66,040 (7:40pm – 9:05pm)
  2. ANZ Netball Post Game: 57,020 (9:05pm – 9:25pm)
  3. ANZ Netball Pre Game: 50,730 (7:30pm – 7:40pm)
  4. ANZ Netball Pre Game: 31,530 (9:30pm – 9:40pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 22,120 (9:05pm – 10:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. True Justice Deadly Crossing: 22,130 (8:35pm – 10:00pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:50am): 162,890
  • Breakfast (7:55am – 9:00am): 109,230
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 96,520
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 41,370
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 44,250
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 38,170
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 33,300
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 115,230
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 44,260
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 724,100
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 321,920
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 553,770
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 243,290
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 168,170
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 95,650

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Close Up: TV ONE 553770 – up from 418700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Amazing Race: TV2 424330 – up from 338120 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Force: TV ONE 660400 – up from 587370 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 156540 – up from 85980 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. One News: TV ONE 724100 – up from 654330 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Person Of Interest: TV ONE 281260 – down from 333350 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Tonight: TV ONE 168170 – down from 195810 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  3. Campbell Live: TV3 243290 – down from 267580 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Breakfast: TV ONE 109230 – down from 131220 (7:55am – 9:00am)
  5. 3 News: TV3 321920 – down from 343060 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 28.6%
  • SKY Network: 27.4%
  • TV2: 17.8%
  • TV3: 13.1%
  • PRIME: 5.6%
  • FOUR: 4.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.4%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

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 Killing, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, Go Girls, and the NRL.
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  • driftaguy

    Hah! Most watched on TV3 is 100,000+ less viewers than the 5th most watched on TV One.