TV Ratings: 18 May 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 753,310 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Patrol: 567,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Code 1: 487,510 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 462,120 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 411,980 (TV ONE, 5:25pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Border Patrol: 567,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Code 1: 487,510 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The X Factor: 326,380 (TV3, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules: 247,260 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:50pm)
  5. Stalker: 243,900 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 102,700 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 81,730 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 78,580 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  4. Dickinson’s Real Deal: 78,430 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 3:55pm)
  5. Spongebob Squarepants: 74,710 (TV2, 3:35pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 753,310 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Patrol: 567,190 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Code 1: 487,510 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 462,120 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 411,980 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 352,870 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules: 247,260 (7:30pm – 8:50pm)
  3. Home and Away: 203,030 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. The Mysteries Of Laura: 153,050 (8:50pm – 9:45pm)
  5. Neighbours: 112,360 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The X Factor: 326,380 (7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 312,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 265,800 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. The Graham Norton Show: 133,320 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. 3 News: 62,880 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 117,810 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. How I Met Your Mother: 59,700 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Malcolm in the Middle: 54,020 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Sticky TV: 42,390 (4:05pm – 4:35pm)
  5. The Xtra Factor: 41,450 (9:30pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 146,260 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. 60 Minutes: 85,520 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Deal Or No Deal: 74,290 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Silent Witness: 50,530 (9:35pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Escape to the Country: 43,560 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 21,980 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Native Affairs: 30,960 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Te Araroa Tales From The Tr: 14,000 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Iti Pounamu: 11,270 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Pawn Stars: 41,580 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Pawn Stars: 37,930 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Ice Road Truckers: 24,000 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. CSI Miami: 21,230 (5:30pm – 6:30pm)
  5. CSI:NY: 18,530 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Campbell Live: 45,370 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The X Factor: 33,530 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 23,990 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Graham Norton Show: 23,940 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  5. 3 News: 12,140 (11:30pm – 12:00am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ANZ Netball: 34,420 (7:40pm – 9:10pm)
  2. Netball Zone: 25,250 (9:10pm – 9:35pm)
  3. ANZ Netball Pre Game: 22,110 (7:30pm – 7:40pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 12,180 (9:00pm – 10:50pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Border Patrol: 30,390 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Forever: 26,570 (10:25pm – 11:25pm)
  3. One News: 21,780 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Code 1: 17,780 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 17,310 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Lost Kingdoms Of South America: 68,710 (8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Travels With The Bondi Vet: 34,900 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Beverly Hills Pawn: 31,410 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Destination Flavour Downunder: 30,640 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Holmes Makes It Right: 23,250 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. My Kitchen Rules: 41,810 (8:30pm – 9:50pm)
  2. Spongebob Squarepants: 38,150 (4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Dog With a Blog: 35,570 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 31,680 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The 4.30 show: 24,380 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Helicopter Mom: 9,670 (8:35pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 32,980 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Judge Judy: 28,900 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. The Guilty: 12,390 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Judge Judy: 9,910 (10:40am – 11:05am)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Bonanza: 31,130 (1:35pm – 2:25pm)
  2. Rawhide: 25,210 (12:45pm – 1:35pm)
  3. Diagnosis Murder: 21,290 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. The Virginian: 20,750 (2:25pm – 3:40pm)
  5. Waiting For God: 20,400 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. The First 48: 11,960 (10:30pm – 11:25pm)
  2. Sins & Secrets: 9,870 (11:30pm – 12:30am)
  3. Cold Blood: 9,490 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry: 20,390 (4:10pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Sticky TV: 16,100 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  3. Chuggington Badge Quest: 16,100 (4:05pm – 4:10pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 82,960
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 106,510
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 136,370
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 95,940
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 6:55am): 15,830
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 41,250
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 102,700
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 27,730
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 753,310
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 21,780
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 265,800
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 23,990
  • 3 News (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 62,880
  • 3 News (11:30pm – 12:00am): 12,140
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 462,120
  • Seven Sharp (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 17,310
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 312,460
  • Campbell Live (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 45,370
  • Tonight (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 86,190
  • Tonight (11:25pm – 11:55pm): 9,520

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The X Factor: TV3 326380 – up from 240620 (7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. 3 News: TV3 62880 – up from 21030 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  3. The Chase: TV ONE 220030 – up from 187120 (4:25pm – 5:25pm)
  4. Prime News: PRIME 146260 – up from 114290 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 89330 – up from 57730 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. My Kitchen Rules: TV2 247260 – down from 373000 (7:30pm – 8:50pm)
  2. Border Patrol: TV ONE 567190 – down from 610730 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Neighbours: TV2 112360 – down from 138550 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Tonight: TV ONE 86190 – down from 109880 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)
  5. The New Adventures of Old: TV2 77360 – down from 100310 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

New

  1. The Graham Norton Show: TV3 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Te Araroa Tales From The Tr: Maori TV (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Iti Pounamu: Maori TV (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.1%
  • SKY Network: 24.9%
  • TV3: 14.3%
  • TV2: 13%
  • PRIME: 3.8%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.9%
  • FOUR: 2.9%
  • Choice TV: 2.5%
  • TV2+1: 2.1%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.8%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.4%
  • Maori TV: 0.6%
  • FOUR+1: 0.6%

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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  • Drew

    The X Factor’s simulcast on FOUR didn’t even rate in the top 5 on FOUR.