TV Ratings: 21 August 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 775,830 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 662,500 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Highway Cops: 650,060 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Coastwatch: 644,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules: 543,810 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Highway Cops: 650,060 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Coastwatch: 644,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. My Kitchen Rules: 543,810 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. First Crossings: 448,170 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Mentalist: 390,240 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Emmerdale: 127,540 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  2. ONE News Midday: 127,370 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  3. ONE News 4:30: 127,360 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:45pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 125,250 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  5. H20 Just add water: 125,080 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 775,830 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 650,060 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 644,440 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 525,590 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. First Crossings: 448,170 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 662,500 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules: 543,810 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. The Mentalist: 390,240 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Body of Proof: 208,830 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 166,380 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 343,790 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 256,530 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. What’s Really In Our Food?: 256,400 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Home and Away: 234,340 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Kings Cross ER: 220,710 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Futurama: 109,130 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 92,710 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. New Girl: 64,170 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. How I Met Your Mother: 60,170 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. That ’70s Show: 50,820 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 199,690 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 104,040 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 103,240 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. The Terminator: 103,140 (8:40pm – 10:50pm)
  5. River Cottage Road Trip: 67,060 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 43,990 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Highway Cops: 44,660 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 143,560
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 121,860
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 95,170
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 54,950
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 36,340
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 36,340
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 127,370
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 39,660
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 775,830
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 343,790
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 525,590
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 256,530
  • Tonight (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 216,730
  • Nightline (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 108,250

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Coastwatch: TV ONE 644440 – up from 559190 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 775830 – up from 697060 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. First Crossings: TV ONE 448170 – up from 396870 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Dinosaur Train: TV2 76200 – up from 32500 (8:15am – 8:30am)
  5. Dinosaur Train: TV2 62800 – up from 24450 (8:30am – 8:40am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 3 News: TV3 343790 – down from 430340 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. What’s Really In Our Food?: TV3 256400 – down from 301010 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Body of Proof: TV2 208830 – down from 248420 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. The Crowd Goes Wild: PRIME 38440 – down from 64500 (10:50pm – 11:20pm)
  5. The Erin Simpson Show: TV2 114180 – down from 136780 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)

New

  1. One Born Every Minute: TV ONE (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. The Terminator: PRIME (8:40pm – 10:50pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 31.2%
  • SKY Network: 24.4%
  • TV2: 19.3%
  • TV3: 12.2%
  • PRIME: 5%
  • FOUR: 3.2%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.4%
  • Maori TV: 0.2%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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