TV Ratings: 18 October 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 645,520 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. RWC 2015 QF Live: 637,770 (SKY Sport 1, 8:05am – 9:45am)
  3. Sunday: 486,480 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Topp Country: 444,280 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. RWC 2015 Post Game: 444,120 (SKY Sport 1, 9:45am – 10:20am)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Topp Country: 444,280 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Winter: 320,750 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Grand Designs New Zealand: 289,960 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Ordinary Lies: 181,880 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:45pm)
  5. The Brokenwood Mysteries: 117,110 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. RWC 2015 Post Game: 444,120 (SKY Sport 1, 9:45am – 10:20am)
  2. RWC 2015 Post Game: 321,410 (PRIME, 9:45am – 10:20am)
  3. RWC 2015 Replay: 100,470 (SKY Sport 1, 10:30am – 1:50pm)
  4. Selfie: 74,380 (TV2, 2:40pm – 3:10pm)
  5. For The Love of Cars: 62,970 (TV3, 12:55pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 645,520 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 486,480 (7:00pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Topp Country: 444,280 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Winter: 320,750 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Ordinary Lies: 181,880 (9:35pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Brave: 187,080 (6:40pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Guilt Trip: 104,970 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Home and Away Omnibus: 104,350 (3:10pm – 5:35pm)
  4. Hart of Dixie: 82,070 (5:35pm – 6:35pm)
  5. Selfie: 74,380 (2:40pm – 3:10pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Grand Designs New Zealand: 289,960 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 289,020 (7:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 226,700 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Big Angry Fish: 74,050 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
  5. For The Love of Cars: 62,970 (12:55pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. American Pie 3:The Wedding: 42,060 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Casper: 29,030 (5:00pm – 7:05pm)
  3. Chuggington Badge Quest: 24,360 (8:55am – 9:00am)
  4. Infomercials: 22,330 (3:30pm – 3:55pm)
  5. Infomercials: 22,310 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. RWC 2015 QF Live: 416,330 (8:05am – 9:45am)
  2. RWC 2015 Post Game: 321,410 (9:45am – 10:20am)
  3. Prime News: 238,090 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. RWC 2015 Pre Game: 217,630 (7:30am – 8:05am)
  5. Storage Wars: 146,480 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. The Other Son: 10,720 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Rugby Show: 8,840 (3:35pm – 5:20pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. WWE Main Event: 24,500 (2:40pm – 3:35pm)
  2. SmackDown: 19,620 (3:35pm – 5:20pm)
  3. Shipping Wars: 15,390 (6:20pm – 6:45pm)
  4. Hawaii Five-O: 11,820 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Alaska Offroad Warriors: 10,140 (6:45pm – 7:35pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Grand Designs New Zealand: 40,130 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 35,760 (8:00pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 28,980 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Big Angry Fish: 22,110 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Storage Hunters: 17,850 (1:25pm – 1:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. RWC 2015 QF Live: 637,770 (8:05am – 9:45am)
  2. RWC 2015 Post Game: 444,120 (9:45am – 10:20am)
  3. RWC 2015 Pre Game: 215,780 (7:00am – 8:05am)
  4. RWC 2015 QF Live: 105,350 (4:00am – 5:55am)
  5. RWC 2015 Replay: 100,470 (10:30am – 1:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. RWC 2015 Replay: 15,200 (3:00pm – 5:25pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. One News: 48,740 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 28,140 (8:00pm – 9:05pm)
  3. Winter: 27,110 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Ordinary Lies: 19,110 (10:35pm – 11:45pm)
  5. Waka Huia: 13,460 (11:00am – 11:30am)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. The Living Room: 46,050 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Penn & Teller Fool Us: 41,630 (7:30pm – 8:25pm)
  3. Knowing: 35,260 (8:25pm – 10:40pm)
  4. 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy: 29,340 (10:30am – 11:30am)
  5. Better Homes and Gardens: 28,350 (3:35pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 4

  1. Sport 365: 12,780 (2:00pm – 2:30pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Brave: 49,630 (7:40pm – 9:30pm)
  2. What Now: 25,340 (9:00am – 11:00am)
  3. The Guilt Trip: 14,580 (9:30pm – 11:25pm)
  4. Brothers: 9,620 (2:00am – 2:40am)
  5. The Boondock Saints II: All: 9,430 (2:40am – 4:45am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Chappie: 49,520 (8:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Ride Along: 13,360 (1:40pm – 3:15pm)
  3. Closed Circuit: 8,300 (6:55pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Yes Minister: 30,980 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One Foot in the Grave: 23,970 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Still Open All Hours: 17,640 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  4. Hart to Hart: 15,870 (12:00pm – 12:50pm)
  5. Jones! Minisode: 10,940 (12:50pm – 12:55pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Killers Behind Bars The Untold Story: 27,530 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. On The Case: 21,450 (10:30am – 11:30am)
  3. Untouchable Power Corrupts: 17,120 (11:30am – 12:30pm)
  4. Death Row Stories: 16,950 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  5. The Mind Of A Murderer: 16,850 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on MTV

  1. Teen Mom: 12,330 (5:00pm – 5:55pm)
  2. 16 and Pregnant: 9,420 (10:55pm – 11:40pm)

Most watched on The Zone

  1. Z Nation: 14,580 (10:25pm – 11:15pm)
  2. Sea Quest DSV: 10,970 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 645,520
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 48,740
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 226,700
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 28,980

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. 3 News: TV3 226700 – up from 124260 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Grand Designs New Zealand: TV3 289960 – up from 187930 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Prime News: PRIME 238090 – up from 153930 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. One News: TV ONE 645520 – up from 589420 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Storage Wars: PRIME 146480 – up from 97990 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Q + A: TV ONE 17540 – down from 64100 (9:00am – 10:00am)
  2. A.N.T. Farm: TV2 30880 – down from 64750 (10:00am – 10:25am)
  3. What Now: TV2 38650 – down from 69540 (8:00am – 10:00am)
  4. Waka Huia: TV ONE 13770 – down from 41460 (10:00am – 10:30am)
  5. Attitude: TV ONE 8790 – down from 35970 (8:30am – 9:00am)

New

  1. The Guilt Trip: TV2 104970 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. The Other Son: Maori TV 10720 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 40.1%
  • TV ONE: 15.4%
  • PRIME: 15%
  • TV3: 9.2%
  • TV2: 8.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.1%
  • Choice TV: 2.4%
  • FOUR: 1.7%
  • TV2+1: 1.6%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.4%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%
  • FOUR+1: 0.1%

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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  • Simon Green

    Pretty said reading that the #4 and #5 rating show on Four are the infomercials 😮

    And Prime News is now outrating 3 News often, given they are both produced by Mediaworks.

  • benpaul12

    Grand Designs New Zealand: 289,960 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    The Block NZ Villa Wars: 289,020 (7:00pm – 8:30pm)

    TV3 have done well with these two.