TV Ratings: 4 September 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 676,750 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 578,930 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Dog Squad: 570,680 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules: 568,310 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Coastwatch: 562,620 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Dog Squad: 570,680 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules: 568,310 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 562,620 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Natural World: 427,490 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:40pm)
  5. The Mentalist: 426,720 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 131,730 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Dickinson’s Real Deal: 126,680 (TV ONE, 3:05pm – 4:00pm)
  3. ONE News 4:30: 117,600 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:45pm)
  4. H20 Just add water: 115,370 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:35pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 114,660 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 676,750 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Dog Squad: 570,680 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 562,620 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 513,670 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Natural World: 427,490 (8:30pm – 9:40pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 578,930 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules: 568,310 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. The Mentalist: 426,720 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Body of Proof: 278,010 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 159,750 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 366,370 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Home and Away: 251,300 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Campbell Live: 216,420 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. What’s Really In Our Food?: 195,930 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Kings Cross ER: 178,370 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. How I Met Your Mother: 101,120 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 101,000 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Futurama: 76,210 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. New Girl: 66,390 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Whitney: 61,100 (8:30pm – 8:55pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 173,070 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 127,330 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. WarGames: 63,920 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  4. Deal or No Deal: 58,350 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. River Cottage Spring: 52,150 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 41,740 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. C.S.I: 53,580 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. C.S.I: 46,920 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ITM Cup Rugby: 75,450 (7:30pm – 9:15pm)
  2. ITM Cup Rugby Post Game: 34,480 (9:15pm – 9:25pm)
  3. Reunion Replay: 24,530 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Your Highness: 37,400 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Dog Squad: 47,770 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Natural World: 22,720 (9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 21,470 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 145,770
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 128,500
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 98,000
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 57,380
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 50,770
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 42,780
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 26,610
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 131,730
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 676,750
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 366,370
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 513,670
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 216,420
  • Tonight (10:40pm – 11:10pm): 118,060
  • Nightline (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 121,780

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Deal or No Deal: PRIME 127330 – up from 83260 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. 3 News: TV3 366370 – up from 327400 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Close Up: TV ONE 513670 – up from 475770 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Mentalist: TV2 426720 – up from 388840 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. My Wife and Kids: TV2 137560 – up from 104250 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Tonight: TV ONE 118060 – down from 198150 (10:40pm – 11:10pm)
  2. Shortland Street: TV2 578930 – down from 655230 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Special Victims Unit: TV3 110360 – down from 173470 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. One News: TV ONE 676750 – down from 738630 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Campbell Live: TV3 216420 – down from 268300 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

New

  1. Tricky Business: TV3 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. WarGames: PRIME (8:35pm – 10:45pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.8%
  • SKY Network: 27.4%
  • TV2: 19.2%
  • TV3: 11.7%
  • PRIME: 3.7%
  • FOUR: 3.2%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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  • Gary Wills

    I don’t watch tv3 news when Samantha Hayes is presenting. Including Firstline and 3 National News at 12.
    I also do not like how both tv netwworks treat the news as another entertainment show.