TV Ratings: 3 March 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 652,790 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 459,230 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 377,140 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Motorway Patrol: 370,080 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Random Breath Testing: 328,230 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Motorway Patrol: 370,080 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Random Breath Testing: 328,230 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. NCIS: 311,010 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. The X Factor: 306,180 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Our First Home: 274,750 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Emmerdale: 121,450 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 112,600 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: 105,610 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. Dickinson’s Real Deal: 72,550 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 3:55pm)
  5. Te Karere: 68,920 (TV ONE, 3:55pm – 4:25pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 652,790 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 459,230 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Our First Home: 274,750 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Person Of Interest: 230,820 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 223,730 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 377,140 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Motorway Patrol: 370,080 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Random Breath Testing: 328,230 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Home and Away: 191,000 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. How To Get Away With Murder: 162,670 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. NCIS: 311,010 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. The X Factor: 306,180 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  3. NCIS: Los Angeles: 206,230 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. 3 News: 191,760 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Campbell Live: 179,380 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Epic Movie: 47,600 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  2. Family Guy: 39,160 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Family Guy: 38,840 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. How I Met Your Mother: 31,160 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Bubble Guppies: 27,540 (3:10pm – 3:35pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 138,050 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal Or No Deal: 77,970 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Earthflight: 52,960 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Elementary: 42,710 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Sleepy Hollow: 27,800 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 15,620 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Tuesday Documentary: 23,090 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Festival: 13,400 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI:NY: 40,940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Hardcore Pawn: 31,970 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Simpsons: 29,680 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Biker Battleground Phoenix: 16,600 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Law & Order Spec.Vict.Unit: 16,480 (9:45am – 10:30am)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. NCIS: Los Angeles: 33,110 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  2. NCIS: 25,300 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 24,250 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The X Factor: 22,620 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. 3 News: 11,830 (11:30pm – 12:00am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. V8 Supercars Highlights: 8,130 (4:00pm – 4:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. ICC World ODI: 33,110 (4:15pm – 8:10pm)
  2. The Cricket Show: 19,970 (8:15pm – 8:30pm)
  3. ICC World ODI: 18,420 (8:40pm – 12:05am)
  4. The Cricket Show: 9,160 (3:40pm – 4:05pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Person Of Interest: 37,480 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. One News: 31,080 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Te Karere: 27,050 (4:55pm – 5:25pm)
  4. ONE News Midday: 26,580 (1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  5. Our First Home: 25,070 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. My Dream Home: 51,420 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Nick Knowles’ Original Features: 51,140 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Double Your House For Half The Money: 45,820 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. American Restoration: 40,000 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Buying The Bayou: 27,670 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Motorway Patrol: 52,630 (8:30pm – 9:05pm)
  2. Random Breath Testing: 46,610 (9:05pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 16,400 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Home and Away: 13,510 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. The New Adventures of Old: 12,970 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. The Frozen Ground: 21,980 (8:35pm – 10:15pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 22,000 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Judge Judy: 19,670 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Married To The Job: 16,940 (10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  4. The Last Detective: 14,130 (8:30pm – 9:55pm)
  5. House: 8,420 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Bonanza: 28,040 (2:25pm – 3:15pm)
  2. That’s My Boy: 18,940 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Rawhide: 17,670 (1:35pm – 2:25pm)
  4. Frasier: 15,680 (8:00pm – 8:25pm)
  5. George & Mildred: 14,790 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Forensic Files: 14,980 (7:00am – 7:30am)
  2. On The Case: 12,020 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  3. Police Interceptors: 9,980 (6:00am – 6:55am)
  4. Escaping Evil My Life in a Cult: 8,120 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Bubble Guppies: 25,880 (4:10pm – 4:35pm)
  2. Pingu: 17,970 (3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  3. Sticky TV: 15,510 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  4. The Moe Show: 15,510 (4:05pm – 4:10pm)
  5. The Simpsons: 12,240 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 49,380
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 79,970
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 178,470
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:25am): 8,170
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 137,910
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 7:00am): 17,320
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:30am): 21,570
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 105,610
  • ONE News Midday (1:00pm – 1:30pm): 26,580
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 9,210
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 652,790
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 31,080
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 191,760
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 24,250
  • 3 News (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 94,950
  • 3 News (11:30pm – 12:00am): 11,830
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 459,230
  • Seven Sharp (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 19,690
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 179,380
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 112,620

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Neighbours: TV2 136660 – up from 78330 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Person Of Interest: TV ONE 230820 – up from 177760 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. NCIS: TV3 311010 – up from 265820 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Motorway Patrol: TV2 370080 – up from 332370 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Tonight: TV ONE 112620 – up from 78710 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Campbell Live: TV3 179380 – down from 264590 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The X Factor: TV3 306180 – down from 358300 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  3. 3 News: TV3 191760 – down from 240530 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. How To Get Away With Murder: TV2 162670 – down from 206680 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Back at the Barnyard: TV2 22400 – down from 58220 (7:25am – 7:50am)

New

  1. The Festival: Maori TV (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 27.1%
  • TV ONE: 26.9%
  • TV2: 13.8%
  • TV3: 13.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.3%
  • Choice TV: 3.1%
  • PRIME: 3.1%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 2.6%
  • FOUR: 2.6%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.3%
  • TV2+1: 1.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.7%
  • FOUR+1: 0.5%

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 Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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