TV Ratings: 8 April 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 611,240 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Politically G to Grown Ups: 493,890 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:25pm)
  3. Shrek The Third: 436,140 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Bruce Almighty: 371,540 (TV2, 8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  5. Packed to the Rafters: 360,340 (TV ONE, 8:25pm – 9:10pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Bruce Almighty: 371,540 (TV2, 8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  2. Packed to the Rafters: 360,340 (TV ONE, 8:25pm – 9:10pm)
  3. Sunday: 353,010 (TV ONE, 7:25pm – 8:25pm)
  4. Offspring: 204,160 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:00pm)
  5. Touch: 175,630 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:15pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. America’s Funniest HV: 150,980 (TV2, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  2. Superman: 134,060 (TV2, 12:00pm – 2:25pm)
  3. Superman II: 116,310 (TV2, 2:25pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Back at the Barnyard: 71,730 (TV2, 10:00am – 10:25am)
  5. Shortland Street Omnibus: 63,120 (TV2, 10:25am – 12:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 611,240 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Politically G to Grown Ups: 493,890 (7:00pm – 7:25pm)
  3. Packed to the Rafters: 360,340 (8:25pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Sunday: 353,010 (7:25pm – 8:25pm)
  5. River Monsters: 214,530 (5:05pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shrek The Third: 436,140 (7:00pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Bruce Almighty: 371,540 (8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  3. Underdog: 213,680 (5:40pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Down To Earth: 160,520 (10:20pm – 11:50pm)
  5. America’s Funniest HV: 150,980 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 269,890 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Touch: 175,630 (8:30pm – 9:15pm)
  3. Robots: 167,430 (7:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. House: 137,760 (9:15pm – 10:40pm)
  5. The Almighty Johnsons: 83,660 (10:40pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Family Guy: 131,870 (8:30pm – 8:50pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 127,470 (7:40pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Family Guy: 107,870 (8:05pm – 8:25pm)
  4. The Simpsons: 94,990 (7:15pm – 7:40pm)
  5. Back To The Future: 84,820 (8:50pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 155,520 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. History Under the Hammer: 77,060 (7:00pm – 7:25pm)
  3. Emma: 68,180 (7:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Prime Rugby: 51,480 (4:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Mayday: 45,190 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Songs From The Inside: 29,010 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Spartacus Vengeance: 58,490 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. SmackDown: 27,320 (6:45pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ANZ Netball: 50,890 (7:20pm – 8:45pm)
  2. Golf Masters: 46,570 (7:30am – 11:15am)
  3. ANZ Netball: 33,760 (2:10pm – 3:40pm)
  4. Super 15 Replay: 33,610 (11:30am – 1:25pm)
  5. Super 15: 32,980 (3:00am – 4:50am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 121,380 (4:00pm – 5:35pm)
  2. NRL Gameday: 55,870 (3:30pm – 3:55pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 53,840 (5:35pm – 5:55pm)
  4. NRL Under 20: 30,220 (1:45pm – 3:30pm)
  5. NRL: 27,460 (9:00pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. The Next Three Days: 80,140 (8:30pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Rango: 48,100 (4:40pm – 6:25pm)
  3. The Blind Side: 46,200 (6:25pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Cinema Release: 30,170 (10:40pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Big Mommas Like Father Like Son: 27,670 (2:55pm – 4:40pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 611,240
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 269,890

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Off the Radar: TV ONE 81800 – up from 49170 (4:45pm – 5:05pm)
  2. What Now: TV2 85380 – up from 59840 (8:00am – 10:00am)
  3. River Monsters: TV ONE 214530 – up from 194880 (5:05pm – 6:00pm)
  4. House: TV3 137760 – up from 131730 (9:15pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Entertainment Tonight Weekend: TV3 37460 – up from 33140 (12:00pm – 12:45pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 611240 – down from 724270 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Packed to the Rafters: TV ONE 360340 – down from 471440 (8:25pm – 9:10pm)
  3. Sunday: TV ONE 353010 – down from 452280 (7:25pm – 8:25pm)
  4. The ITM Fishing Show: TV3 72200 – down from 132590 (5:35pm – 6:00pm)
  5. The Politically G to Grown Ups: TV ONE 493890 – down from 533640 (7:00pm – 7:25pm)

New

  1. Offspring: TV ONE (9:10pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Enlightened: TV ONE (10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Crash: TV ONE (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  4. Bruce Almighty: TV2 (8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  5. Emma: PRIME (7:30pm – 9:35pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 36.9%
  • TV2: 21.7%
  • TV ONE: 16.9%
  • TV3: 10.1%
  • FOUR: 5.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.9%
  • PRIME: 3.8%
  • Maori TV: 0.6%

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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