TV Ratings: 23 May 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 724,470 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 617,270 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Fair Go: 592,260 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Animal Rescue: 585,260 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 505,920 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:05pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Fair Go: 592,260 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Animal Rescue: 585,260 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 505,920 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:05pm)
  4. Two and a Half Men: 496,040 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: 453,380 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 101,170 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 92,650 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  3. ONE News 4:30: 92,460 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 86,660 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  5. Jonas: 80,330 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 724,470 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 592,260 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Animal Rescue: 585,260 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 469,360 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Undercover Boss: 427,380 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 617,270 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 505,920 (8:30pm – 9:05pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 496,040 (7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  4. 2 Broke Girls: 453,380 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Happy Endings: 287,050 (9:05pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 337,610 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 258,190 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The GC: 245,620 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Home and Away: 245,250 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Road Cops: 221,130 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Biggest Loser: 80,070 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 78,900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. How I Met Your Mother: 54,850 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Burn Notice: 47,660 (10:25pm – 11:20pm)
  5. Futurama: 46,560 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 210,590 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 127,920 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. World War II In Colour: 81,850 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Wuthering Heights: 70,220 (8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  5. Deal or No Deal: 49,560 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 26,860 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Criminal Minds: 40,060 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. CSI:NY: 19,490 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Road Cops: 24,690 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. State Of Origin: 127,050 (9:30pm – 12:30am)
  2. Deaker On Sport: 41,330 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 121,030
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 117,190
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 73,760
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 38,600
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 51,790
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 46,650
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 33,110
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:30am): 32,920
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 101,170
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 31,790
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 724,470
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 337,610
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 469,360
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 258,190
  • Tonight (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 175,000
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 111,820

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 453380 – up from 411920 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Animal Rescue: TV ONE 585260 – up from 546660 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Castle: TV ONE 327400 – up from 293550 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. Tonight: TV ONE 175000 – up from 145780 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)
  5. Close Up: TV ONE 469360 – up from 441000 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Road Cops: TV3 221130 – down from 304380 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Hope & Faith: TV2 61290 – down from 130630 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 90380 – down from 151300 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Everybody Loves Raymond: TV3 70460 – down from 124370 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Rachael Ray: TV3 46990 – down from 100520 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)

New

  1. Breakout Kings: TV3 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.4%
  • SKY Network: 25.7%
  • TV2: 17.1%
  • TV3: 13.4%
  • PRIME: 5%
  • FOUR: 4.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 4%
  • Maori TV: 0.1%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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