TV Ratings: 24 April 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 681,760 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 556,830 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 482,230 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 466,840 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Missing Pieces: 379,670 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. MasterChef New Zealand: 466,840 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Missing Pieces: 379,670 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Nature’s Great Events: 369,070 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Middle: 336,690 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Target: 290,740 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. The Erin Simpson Show: 111,070 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:00pm)
  2. Dance Academy: 103,450 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  3. Spongebob Squarepants: 98,930 (TV2, 3:30pm – 4:00pm)
  4. ONE News Midday: 73,300 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 67,730 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 681,760 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 482,230 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef New Zealand: 466,840 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Nature’s Great Events: 369,070 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. I Shouldn’t Be Alive: 203,700 (9:35pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 556,830 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Middle: 336,690 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Go Girls: 233,760 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Suburgatory: 217,240 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Rookie Blue: 196,460 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Missing Pieces: 379,670 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. 3 News: 330,990 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Target: 290,740 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. NCIS: 278,940 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. NCIS: Los Angeles: 267,550 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 86,040 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Futurama: 85,350 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. New Girl: 75,650 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. How I Met Your Mother: 65,070 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Rules Of Engagement: 58,380 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 195,930 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. New Tricks: 129,350 (8:30pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 122,290 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. River Cottage Autumn: 94,030 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Outnumbered: 71,090 (9:40pm – 10:20pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 42,720 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Law & Order: 46,620 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  2. C.S.I: 32,180 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. NCIS: 23,870 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Reunion: 23,340 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. NBL Basketball: 286,160 (7:40pm – 9:25pm)
  2. NBL Basketball Post Game: 220,520 (9:25pm – 10:15pm)
  3. NBL Basketball Pre Game: 142,930 (7:30pm – 7:40pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 107,090
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 96,670
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 65,060
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 46,190
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 34,820
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 23,760
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 22,380
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 73,300
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 23,000
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 681,760
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 330,990
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 482,230
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 206,490
  • Tonight (10:40pm – 11:10pm): 125,660
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 132,580

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Shortland Street: TV2 556830 – up from 490830 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Rookie Blue: TV2 196460 – up from 134530 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Dance Academy: TV2 103450 – up from 57640 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. The Erin Simpson Show: TV2 111070 – up from 70060 (4:00pm – 4:00pm)
  5. Deal or No Deal: PRIME 122290 – up from 85500 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. NCIS: TV3 278940 – down from 362260 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Nature’s Great Events: TV ONE 369070 – down from 442030 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Target: TV3 290740 – down from 347940 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. I Shouldn’t Be Alive: TV ONE 203700 – down from 258480 (9:35pm – 10:40pm)
  5. ONE News 4:30: TV ONE 60200 – down from 107200 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)

New

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 30.1%
  • TV ONE: 24.7%
  • TV3: 15.9%
  • TV2: 14.5%
  • PRIME: 5.5%
  • Other TV Channels: 4.4%
  • FOUR: 3.7%
  • 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 Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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