TV Ratings: 8 December 2013

Most watched

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 685,870 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  2. One News: 649,430 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 622,780 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. A Place to Call Home: 492,910 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  5. A Mother’s Son: 295,970 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 685,870 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  2. A Place to Call Home: 492,910 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  3. A Mother’s Son: 295,970 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  4. Antiques Roadshow: 111,310 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. MasterChef Junior: 83,430 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Christmas Cupid: 146,760 (TV2, 12:00pm – 1:40pm)
  2. Spongebob Squarepants: 113,600 (TV2, 9:00am – 9:25am)
  3. SPCA Rescue: 102,350 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  4. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 99,310 (TV2, 1:40pm – 3:40pm)
  5. Mad: 97,140 (TV2, 9:25am – 9:35am)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 685,870 (7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  2. One News: 649,430 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 622,780 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. A Place to Call Home: 492,910 (8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  5. A Mother’s Son: 295,970 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Santa Clause 2: 255,250 (7:05pm – 9:05pm)
  2. Bringing Down The House: 152,590 (9:05pm – 11:15pm)
  3. Christmas Cupid: 146,760 (12:00pm – 1:40pm)
  4. Hart of Dixie: 132,090 (6:05pm – 7:05pm)
  5. Home and Away Omnibus: 121,190 (3:40pm – 6:05pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 241,660 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Meet the Fockers: 224,570 (7:00pm – 9:30pm)
  3. The Longest Yard: 220,500 (9:30pm – 11:55pm)
  4. World’s Deadliest Roads: 79,030 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
  5. CRC Motorsport: 62,470 (3:00pm – 3:40pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Sabrina The Teenage Witch: 46,550 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  2. Scaredy Squirrel: 43,610 (8:15am – 8:40am)
  3. Ready, Steady, Wiggle!: 42,850 (8:40am – 8:50am)
  4. Moe: 40,330 (9:50am – 9:55am)
  5. Dora The Explorer: 40,120 (9:25am – 9:50am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 119,070 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Antiques Roadshow: 111,310 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Storage Wars: 94,960 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. MasterChef Junior: 83,430 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Junior MasterChef Australia: 78,040 (4:35pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Lizard Lick Towing: 32,430 (2:30pm – 2:55pm)
  2. Billy the Exterminator: 20,440 (2:05pm – 2:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. V8 Supercars: 23,630 (4:45pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. The Cricket Show: 53,590 (3:05pm – 3:30pm)
  2. Intl Cricket Test: 42,370 (3:40pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Intl Cricket Test: 39,830 (12:35pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 41,030 (8:30pm – 9:40pm)
  2. One News: 25,150 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. A Place to Call Home: 24,610 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Luke Nguyen’sGreaterMeKong2: 32,800 (3:35pm – 4:10pm)
  2. N2K: 21,970 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Grand Tours Of Scotland: 20,770 (4:55pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Argo: 26,560 (8:35pm – 10:30pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 649,430
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 25,150
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 241,660

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Shortland Street Omnibus: TV2 94520 – up from 33910 (10:00am – 12:00pm)
  2. Home and Away Omnibus: TV2 121190 – up from 63130 (3:40pm – 6:05pm)
  3. Hart of Dixie: TV2 132090 – up from 80310 (6:05pm – 7:05pm)
  4. One News: TV ONE 649430 – up from 600130 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Junior MasterChef Australia: PRIME 78040 – up from 32780 (4:35pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Sunday: TV ONE 622780 – down from 720890 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Antiques Roadshow: PRIME 111310 – down from 140030 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Storage Wars: PRIME 94960 – down from 112700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Offspring: TV ONE 28880 – down from 46000 (10:40pm – 11:40pm)
  5. Jungle Junction: TV2 21020 – down from 27250 (6:35am – 7:00am)

New

  1. A Place to Call Home: TV ONE (8:40pm – 9:40pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 32.1%
  • TV ONE: 23.8%
  • TV2: 16.4%
  • TV3: 12.6%
  • PRIME: 4.8%
  • FOUR: 2.7%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.9%
  • Choice TV: 1.8%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.4%
  • TV2+1: 1.3%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 0.5%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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