TV Ratings: 19 December 2012

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Most watched

  1. Recruits Paramedics: 532,750 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. One News: 518,900 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Border Security: 496,950 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Unsung Heroes: 491,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Alcatraz: 272,790 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Recruits Paramedics: 532,750 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Unsung Heroes: 491,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Alcatraz: 272,790 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. The Day The Earth Stood Still: 261,720 (TV3, 8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  5. The Middle: 254,240 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Emmerdale: 100,590 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  2. Pair of Kings: 96,830 (TV2, 4:25pm – 4:50pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 96,270 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  4. ONE News Midday: 84,900 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  5. Horace in Slow Motion: 83,850 (TV2, 4:50pm – 4:50pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. Recruits Paramedics: 532,750 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. One News: 518,900 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Border Security: 496,950 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Unsung Heroes: 491,440 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Alcatraz: 272,790 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Middle: 254,240 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Middle: 253,800 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. The Smurfs A Christmas Carol: 252,240 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Michael McIntyre’s Christmas: 179,190 (9:35pm – 10:45pm)
  5. The Ant Bully: 170,500 (5:20pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Day The Earth Stood Still: 261,720 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 239,440 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Block: 237,930 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  4. 3 News: 215,790 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Drug Bust: 214,150 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Sixteen Candles: 113,170 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. Glee: 80,390 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Simpsons: 58,700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Go Diego Go!: 40,140 (8:25am – 8:50am)
  5. Futurama: 40,110 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 135,230 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. The Great British Bake-Off: 108,220 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 94,450 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Man vs Wild: 59,820 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Derren Brown Presents Hero At: 51,040 (9:40pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Cricket KFC 20/20: 32,740 (8:30pm – 11:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Great

  1. Wanted: 27,270 (8:35pm – 10:20pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Border Security: 30,020 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 146,460
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 136,970
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 122,810
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 79,390
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 27,270
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 84,900
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 28,310
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 518,900
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 215,790

 

  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 239,440
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 185,230
  • Nightline (10:45pm – 11:20pm): 128,640

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Recruits Paramedics: TV ONE 532750 – up from 409070 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Border Security: TV ONE 496950 – up from 439280 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Nightline: TV3 128640 – up from 71250 (10:45pm – 11:20pm)
  4. Fireman Sam: TV2 49030 – up from 21270 (8:55am – 9:05am)
  5. Sports Tonight: TV3 83340 – up from 55910 (11:20pm – 11:35pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. The Middle: TV2 254240 – down from 343430 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Walking Dead: TV2 98590 – down from 160280 (10:45pm – 11:40pm)
  3. 3 News: TV3 215790 – down from 273550 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Alcatraz: TV ONE 272790 – down from 327200 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 84900 – down from 137100 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)

New

  1. Unsung Heroes: TV ONE (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Middle: TV2 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. The Year That Was: TV2 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Michael McIntyre’s Christmas: TV2 (9:35pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Drug Bust: TV3 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  6. The Day The Earth Stood Still: TV3 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  7. Derren Brown Presents Hero At: PRIME (9:40pm – 10:45pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 28.5%
  • TV ONE: 27%
  • TV2: 15.8%
  • TV3: 14%
  • FOUR: 5.2%
  • PRIME: 4.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.6%
  • Maori TV: 0.2%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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