TV Ratings: 25-54 24 August 2015

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Most watched

  1. Border Security International: 216,200 (35%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One News: 204,700 (29%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Force: 204,200 (38%, TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 196,700 (52%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 131,400 (29%, TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Border Security International: 216,200 (35%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Force: 204,200 (38%, TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Wentworth: 112,900 (64%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 99,600 (35%, TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Reno Rumble: 96,700 (54%, TV2, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Good Morning: 33,700 (55%, TV ONE, 9:00am – 10:00am)
  2. The Real Housewives Of Bev: 31,000 (115%, TV3, 3:00pm – 3:55pm)
  3. The Jeremy Kyle Show: 30,400 (51%, TV2, 12:30pm – 1:35pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 27,300 (33%, TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 26,800 (34%, TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. Border Security International: 216,200 (35%, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One News: 204,700 (29%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Force: 204,200 (38%, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 131,400 (29%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 101,900 (27%, 5:25pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 196,700 (52%, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Wentworth: 112,900 (64%, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Home and Away: 100,700 (49%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Reno Rumble: 96,700 (54%, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Tabatha Takes Over: 93,100 (76%, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 108,100 (46%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 84,200 (55%, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Story: 78,000 (38%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shark Tank: 61,900 (64%, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Odyssey: 55,900 (84%, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Definitely, Maybe: 39,600 (62%, 8:30pm – 10:45pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 34,300 (47%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. How I Met Your Mother: 19,400 (61%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. New Girl: 17,400 (59%, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  5. The Goldbergs: 17,300 (65%, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. The Best of Top Gear: 45,800 (53%, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Prime News: 33,600 (25%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. 60 Minutes: 31,400 (40%, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Crowd Goes Wild: 23,900 (69%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Mayday: 21,600 (46%, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Te Kaea: 7,000 (61%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Pukoro: 6,700 (52%, 3:30pm – 4:00pm)
  3. Pukana: 6,600 (52%, 5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Spongebob Tarau Porowhaa: 6,600 (52%, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. Dora Maataatoa: 6,600 (52%, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars: 14,600 (76%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Shearing Gang: 14,200 (37%, 8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  3. CSI:NY: 13,400 (37%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Cajun Pawn Stars: 10,300 (73%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Smashed Palace: 7,900 (28%, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Formula 1 Highlights: 5,100 (37%, 9:00pm – 9:25pm)
  2. IndyCar Series H/L: 3,100 (9:30pm – 9:55pm)
  3. ITM Cup Rugby Highlights: 2,700 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  4. IAAF Athletics World ChampsH/L: 700 (5:00pm – 5:55pm)
  5. Intl Cricket Test Highlights: 600 (8:30pm – 8:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 5,400 (60%, 9:00pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Formula 1 Race Replay: 2,900 (10:20am – 12:45pm)
  3. NRL Pre Game: 2,700 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  4. ITU Triathlon: 2,600 (2:00am – 3:45am)
  5. Monday Night With Matty Johns: 900 (10:45pm – 11:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Rugby Nation: 6,100 (40%, 7:30pm – 8:20pm)
  2. ITM Cup Rugby Highlights: 3,800 (28%, 8:30pm – 8:55pm)
  3. NRL Highlights: 1,100 (4:30pm – 5:55pm)
  4. ITM Cup Rugby Highlights: 300 (9:00pm – 9:25pm)
  5. V8 Supercars Highlights: 300 (5:30am – 5:55am)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Salvage Hunters: 23,300 (70%, 6:05pm – 7:05pm)
  2. Beverly Hills Pawn: 17,600 (62%, 7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Walking The Nile: 12,100 (30%, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Bright Lights Brilliant Minds: 8,700 (26%, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Road Rivals: 7,800 (69%, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 4

  1. City Life: 3,800 (4:00pm – 4:55pm)
  2. Intl Cricket Test Highlights: 3,100 (34%, 5:30pm – 5:55pm)
  3. Superbikes Highlights: 1,200 (9:00pm – 9:55pm)
  4. Fox Sports News: 500 (7:00pm – 7:55pm)
  5. V8 Supercars Highlights: 400 (4:00am – 4:25am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Deadfall: 4,300 (1:35am – 2:00am)
  2. A Walk Among The Tombstones: 4,300 (12:35pm – 2:25pm)
  3. Captain America The Winter Soldier: 2,500 (6:15pm – 8:25pm)
  4. 300 Rise Of An Empire: 2,200 (10:00pm – 11:40pm)
  5. A Life in Pictures: 1,600 (1:05am – 1:35am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. The Love Punch: 900 (2:10pm – 3:40pm)
  2. Cinema Release: 600 (11:50pm – 11:55pm)
  3. The Driver: 300 (12:40pm – 2:05pm)
  4. Alex of Venice: 200 (7:10am – 8:35am)
  5. The Discoverers: 100 (10:55am – 12:35pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. One Born Every Minute: 6,600 (57%, 2:00pm – 2:45pm)
  2. Judge Judy: 4,200 (17%, 5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Cold Case: 4,200 (55%, 6:30pm – 7:25pm)
  4. Crossing Jordan: 3,700 (7:35am – 8:20am)
  5. Judge Judy: 3,400 (15%, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Last of the Summer Wine: 19,800 (44%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The A-Team: 6,800 (29%, 4:35pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Hill Street Blues: 3,900 (24%, 3:40pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Diagnosis Murder: 3,300 (13%, 9:30pm – 10:20pm)
  5. The Virginian: 2,800 (12%, 2:25pm – 3:40pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. 24 Hours To Kill: 4,800 (54%, 3:30pm – 4:25pm)
  2. The First 48: 2,900 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  3. Cold Case Files: 1,700 (4:30pm – 5:25pm)
  4. Deadly Women: 1,700 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  5. Unusual Suspects: 1,600 (2:30pm – 3:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. Ace Ventura Pet Detective: 8,700 (74%, 3:20pm – 4:45pm)
  2. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas: 6,700 (11:55am – 1:25pm)
  3. Rush Hour 2: 2,400 (7:00pm – 8:25pm)
  4. High Fidelity: 2,000 (1:30pm – 3:20pm)
  5. The Aviator: 1,700 (8:35pm – 11:15pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 39,200 (57%)
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 50,700 (56%)
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 57,400 (41%)
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 40,000 (39%)
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 6:55am): 10,200 (27%)
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 29,300 (47%)
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 21,000 (21%)
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 9,200 (33%)
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 204,700 (29%)
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 108,100 (46%)
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 131,400 (29%)
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 78,000 (38%)
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 31,500 (27%)
  • Newsworthy (10:30pm – 11:05pm): 26,100 (92%)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Border Security International: TV ONE 216200 – up from 138300 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Neighbours: TV2 82400 – up from 45800 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Wander Over Yonder: TV2 28900 – up from 8800 (7:25am – 7:50am)
  4. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 66900 – up from 50900 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Infomercials: TV2 12200 – up from 0 (5:30am – 6:00am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Shortland Street: TV2 196700 – down from 275500 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 204700 – down from 248300 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: TV ONE 99600 – down from 135800 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: TV ONE 131400 – down from 163200 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shark Tank: TV3 61900 – down from 81700 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)

New

  1. Reno Rumble: TV2 96700 ( 54, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Wentworth: TV2 112900 ( 64, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. The Best of Top Gear: PRIME 45800 ( 53, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Te Kati The Goethe Mystery: Maori TV 300 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, 25-54

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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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