TV Ratings: 3 May 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 728,170 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 619,610 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 559,530 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 475,460 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Last Chance Dogs: 455,680 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Police Ten 7: 559,530 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 475,460 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Last Chance Dogs: 455,680 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. The Chawners’ Last Chance: 361,810 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Once Upon A Time: 290,770 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 114,200 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 112,160 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 108,170 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  4. ONE News 4:30: 106,960 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  5. Spongebob Squarepants: 81,600 (TV2, 3:30pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 728,170 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 475,460 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 399,730 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Chawners’ Last Chance: 361,810 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Benidorm: 183,280 (9:35pm – 10:05pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 619,610 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 559,530 (7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Last Chance Dogs: 455,680 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Once Upon A Time: 290,770 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Kitchen Nightmares: 263,540 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 343,580 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Chelsea NZ’s Hottest Home Baker: 271,670 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Finder: 259,320 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 255,690 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 241,740 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 136,080 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. American Dad: 123,130 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Cleveland Show: 114,660 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  4. Family Guy: 105,520 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Futurama: 98,910 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 183,080 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 112,020 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. The Four Feathers: 80,340 (8:35pm – 11:10pm)
  4. Deal or No Deal: 75,280 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Sea Patrol: 69,000 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 40,610 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Hunting Aotearoa: 41,210 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Code: 40,090 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Law & Order Criminal Intent: 42,050 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Law & Order Criminal Intent: 36,000 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. NCIS: 29,790 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. The Ultimate Fighter: 29,310 (8:30pm – 9:15pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. The Mechanic: 25,930 (8:35pm – 10:05pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 138,000
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 111,550
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 90,410
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 61,280
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 49,020
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 37,160
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 30,360
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 114,200
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 728,170
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 343,580
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 399,730
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 255,690
  • Tonight (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 79,930
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 159,420

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Chawners’ Last Chance: TV ONE 361810 – up from 312890 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. The Finder: TV3 259320 – up from 210840 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Everybody Loves Raymond: TV3 113810 – up from 66490 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. HSBC Golf Club: TV3 55770 – up from 25320 (11:15pm – 11:45pm)
  5. Home and Away: TV3 241740 – up from 215870 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Close Up: TV ONE 399730 – down from 520610 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 138330 – down from 189780 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. 10 Things I Hate About You: TV2 73670 – down from 108430 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Coronation Street: TV ONE 475460 – down from 506060 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Sea Patrol: PRIME 69000 – down from 96220 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)

New

  1. Chelsea NZ’s Hottest Home Baker: TV3 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Code: Maori TV (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Hunting Aotearoa: Maori TV (9:30pm – 10:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 25.9%
  • SKY Network: 24.6%
  • TV2: 17.8%
  • TV3: 15.7%
  • FOUR: 5.9%
  • PRIME: 5.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.5%
  • Maori TV: 0.7%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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  • reece_555

    It should be noted The Chawners’ Last Chance which had an audience of 361,810 (& 312,890 last week) is being moved to a post midnight slot in two weeks. Such a weird move anyone know TVNZ’s reason behind it?