TV Ratings: 1 December 2013

Most watched

  1. Sunday: 720,890 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 661,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:40pm)
  3. One News: 600,130 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. A Mother’s Son: 285,130 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  5. 3 News: 224,110 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 661,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:40pm)
  2. A Mother’s Son: 285,130 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  3. Antiques Roadshow: 140,030 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  4. MasterChef Junior: 82,940 (PRIME, 8:40pm – 9:35pm)
  5. The Expendables 2: 82,530 (SKY Movies Premiere, 8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Spongebob Squarepants: 74,530 (TV2, 9:00am – 9:25am)
  2. 12 Dates of Christmas: 69,360 (TV2, 12:00pm – 1:45pm)
  3. SPCA Rescue: 69,000 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  4. Mad: 60,050 (TV2, 9:25am – 9:35am)
  5. Radar’s Patch: 58,720 (TV ONE, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. Sunday: 720,890 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 661,190 (7:30pm – 9:40pm)
  3. One News: 600,130 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. A Mother’s Son: 285,130 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  5. The Sea’s Strangest Square Mile: 153,790 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Santa Clause: 218,240 (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Abduction: 197,520 (9:00pm – 11:10pm)
  3. Kung Fu Panda: 94,530 (8:35am – 9:00am)
  4. The Penguins of Madagascar: 80,440 (8:15am – 8:35am)
  5. Hart of Dixie: 80,310 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 224,110 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Liar Liar: 142,550 (7:00pm – 8:50pm)
  3. How To Lose Friends & Alienate People: 90,130 (8:50pm – 11:10pm)
  4. World’s Deadliest Roads: 85,920 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. World Jet Boat Marathon: 46,370 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Scaredy Squirrel: 32,490 (8:15am – 8:40am)
  2. Rules Of Engagement: 32,390 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. All Grown Up: 31,200 (7:55am – 8:15am)
  4. Ready, Steady, Wiggle!: 29,540 (8:40am – 8:50am)
  5. Tickety Toc: 27,810 (9:15am – 9:25am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Antiques Roadshow: 140,030 (7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  2. Storage Wars: 112,700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Prime News: 103,600 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. MasterChef Junior: 82,940 (8:40pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Bondi Rescue: 51,290 (1:35pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Sunday Feature: 22,990 (9:30pm – 11:20pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. C.S.I: 29,630 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. C.S.I: 22,470 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. 3 News: 42,010 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. World’s Deadliest Roads: 29,730 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Rugby League World Cup Replay: 63,270 (6:00am – 8:15am)
  2. Sports Extra: 20,400 (8:20am – 8:30am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Rugby League World Cup: 36,650 (3:35am – 5:20am)
  2. Rugby League World Cup Pre Game: 19,780 (3:00am – 3:35am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Golf OneAsia Tour: 56,100 (2:00pm – 6:55pm)
  2. Rugby League World Cup: 28,740 (9:00am – 11:15am)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Sunday: 40,820 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 28,250 (8:30pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Against The Current: 41,680 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong: 34,770 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  3. Extreme Frontiers South Afr: 34,310 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Food & Drink: 33,810 (11:00pm – 11:35pm)
  5. Food & Drink: 28,370 (4:00pm – 4:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. The Expendables 2: 82,530 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Queen Sized: 31,860 (3:50pm – 5:15pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Joyful Noise: 25,930 (9:40am – 11:35am)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 600,130
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 224,110
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 42,010

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Sunday: TV ONE 720890 – up from 559080 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Got Talent: TV ONE 661190 – up from 575170 (7:30pm – 9:40pm)
  3. One News: TV ONE 600130 – up from 536040 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Storage Wars: PRIME 112700 – up from 78750 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Looney Tunes Show: TV2 46710 – up from 25060 (7:00am – 7:20am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Rugby League World Cup Replay: PRIME 30470 – down from 59980 (3:00pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Q + A: TV ONE 55610 – down from 79930 (9:00am – 10:00am)
  3. New Zealand’s Got Talent: TV2 35860 – down from 57480 (2:00pm – 3:00pm)
  4. Shortland Street Omnibus: TV2 33910 – down from 52810 (10:00am – 12:00pm)
  5. 3 News: TV3 224110 – down from 241860 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

New

  1. A Mother’s Son: TV ONE (9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Antiques Roadshow: PRIME (7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  3. MasterChef Junior: PRIME (8:40pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Millers: PRIME (9:35pm – 10:05pm)
  5. QI: PRIME (10:05pm – 10:45pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 35.7%
  • TV ONE: 26.2%
  • TV2: 14.3%
  • TV3: 8.5%
  • PRIME: 4.9%
  • Choice TV: 2.8%
  • FOUR: 1.9%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.2%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.2%
  • TV2+1: 1%
  • Maori TV: 0.7%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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