TV Ratings: 26 September 2013

Freeview

Most watched

  1. One News: 611,080 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Breakfast Special: 593,700 (TV ONE, 8:00am – 9:00am)
  3. Shortland Street: 476,380 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 403,360 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 388,720 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Police Ten 7: 403,360 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 388,720 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Street Hospital: 328,670 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Packed to the Rafters: 277,260 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The X Factor USA: 259,220 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Breakfast Special: 185,160 (TV ONE, 9:00am – 10:00am)
  2. Breakfast Special: 123,460 (TV ONE, 10:00am – 10:45am)
  3. Mako Mermaids: 99,560 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 98,220 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 95,010 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 611,080 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Breakfast Special: 593,700 (8:00am – 9:00am)
  3. Coronation Street: 388,720 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 358,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 289,270 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 476,380 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 403,360 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Street Hospital: 328,670 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Home and Away: 292,270 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Arrow: 241,570 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Campbell Live: 300,740 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The X Factor USA: 259,220 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 236,940 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. The Almighty Johnsons: 142,000 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Inside New Zealand: 105,680 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 116,050 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Cleveland Show: 102,940 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Family Guy: 88,930 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. American Dad: 85,130 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  5. Futurama: 82,210 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Death in Paradise: 117,360 (8:30pm – 9:40pm)
  2. Prime News: 114,800 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Man vs Wild: 63,950 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Prime Rocks: 59,230 (9:40pm – 10:55pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 50,630 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Hunting Aotearoa: 45,920 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. The X Factor USA: 41,880 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Inside New Zealand: 40,750 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  3. The Almighty Johnsons: 26,000 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ITM Cup Rugby: 58,550 (7:30pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Auction Room: 50,040 (7:05pm – 7:40pm)
  2. Escape to River Cottage: 47,420 (7:40pm – 8:10pm)
  3. Paul Hollywood’s Bread: 45,690 (8:10pm – 8:50pm)
  4. Gourmet Farmer: 38,500 (8:50pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Street Hospital: 62,900 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 45,830 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  3. Arrow: 42,130 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Nikita: 29,940 (11:30pm – 12:30am)
  5. Police Ten 7: 27,550 (12:30am – 1:00am)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 63,790
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 127,100
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 241,050
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 86,240
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 611,080
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 236,940
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 358,460
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:35pm): 300,740
  • Tonight (10:40pm – 11:10pm): 90,690
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:10pm): 54,270

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Almighty Johnsons: TV3 142000 – up from 84240 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 191430 – up from 136900 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: TV ONE 388720 – up from 343940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Neighbours: TV2 160310 – up from 115680 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Vicious: TV ONE 170920 – up from 128570 (10:05pm – 10:40pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Breakfast Special: TV ONE 185160 – down from 611890 (9:00am – 10:00am)
  2. One News: TV ONE 611080 – down from 734390 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: TV ONE 358460 – down from 429890 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Breakfast Special: TV ONE 593700 – down from 651250 (8:00am – 9:00am)
  5. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 86240 – down from 143730 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)

New

  1. The X Factor USA: TV3 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Inside New Zealand: TV3 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Prime Rocks: PRIME (9:40pm – 10:55pm)
  4. Hunting Aotearoa: Maori TV (9:30pm – 10:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 31.2%
  • SKY Network: 23.7%
  • TV2: 17.2%
  • TV3: 10%
  • FOUR: 4.5%
  • PRIME: 3.9%
  • TV2+1: 2.1%
  • Choice TV: 2.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 2%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.6%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1%
  • Maori TV: 0.4%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Killing, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, Go Girls, and the NRL.
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  • Drew Horan

    TV2 is becoming a very popular plus one channel. What were TVNZ U’s ratings in comparison if anyone knows?