TV Ratings: 29 August 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 695,990 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 592,920 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Fair Go: 592,790 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 455,480 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Block NZ: 397,060 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Fair Go: 592,790 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Block NZ: 397,060 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Grand Designs Revisited: 394,630 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Keep Calm and Carry On: 385,670 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 315,540 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. H20 Just add water: 141,050 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)
  2. The Erin Simpson Show: 128,610 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  3. ONE News 4:30: 113,510 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:45pm)
  4. The Erin Simpson Show: 110,300 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. ONE News Midday: 110,120 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 695,990 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 592,790 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Close Up: 455,480 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Keep Calm and Carry On: 385,670 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Castle: 248,830 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 592,920 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 315,540 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Anger Management: 296,140 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  4. Hot In Cleveland: 292,150 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Cougar Town: 210,990 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Block NZ: 397,060 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Grand Designs Revisited: 394,630 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. 3 News: 386,780 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 283,390 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 258,440 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Futurama: 76,880 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 69,870 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Biggest Loser: 46,080 (8:30pm – 10:10pm)
  4. The Wild Thornberrys: 45,760 (7:55am – 8:20am)
  5. Care Bears: 34,440 (8:20am – 8:40am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 154,730 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Rescue Special Operations: 127,170 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Man vs Wild: 101,060 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Strike Back: 99,520 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Deal or No Deal: 81,510 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 29,480 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI:NY: 27,810 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Criminal Minds: 20,550 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Grand Designs Revisited: 30,400 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ITM Cup Rugby: 100,990 (7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  2. ITM Cup Rugby Post Game: 34,430 (9:10pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Johnny English Reborn: 48,570 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. MasterChef Australia: 20,840 (5:45pm – 7:00pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 149,640
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 129,830
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 87,200
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 32,680
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 7:55am): 42,660
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 38,550
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:35am): 36,400
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 110,120
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 37,930
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 695,990
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 386,780
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 455,480
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 283,390
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 207,160
  • Nightline (10:50pm – 11:20pm): 92,190

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Grand Designs Revisited: TV3 394630 – up from 305350 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. H20 Just add water: TV2 141050 – up from 62810 (4:05pm – 4:30pm)
  3. The Erin Simpson Show: TV2 128610 – up from 58720 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  4. 3 News: TV3 386780 – up from 334800 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Everybody Loves Raymond: TV3 98430 – up from 47530 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Keep Calm and Carry On: TV ONE 385670 – down from 478440 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Cougar Town: TV2 210990 – down from 299670 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: TV2 315540 – down from 382230 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Anger Management: TV2 296140 – down from 358800 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  5. The Crowd Goes Wild: PRIME 29480 – down from 83820 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

New

  1. The Block NZ: TV3 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. The Crowd Goes Wild: PRIME (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 27.9%
  • TV ONE: 26.9%
  • TV3: 16.8%
  • TV2: 15.2%
  • PRIME: 4.9%
  • FOUR: 2.7%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.9%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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  • Ed

    I wonder how Parliament TV did…