TV Ratings: 27 October 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 694,200 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 543,330 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Piha Rescue: 439,450 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 414,050 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 392,710 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Highway Cops: 543,330 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Piha Rescue: 439,450 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 253,370 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 251,460 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The Player: 236,750 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 155,010 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 119,330 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  3. Tipping Point: 99,220 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 4:00pm)
  4. Jessie: 73,430 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  5. Four Weddings: 66,490 (TV ONE, 2:00pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 694,200 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 543,330 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Piha Rescue: 439,450 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 414,050 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 319,060 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 392,710 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 253,370 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Home and Away: 199,380 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Step Dave: 175,360 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Neighbours: 99,810 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 251,460 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. 3 News: 203,560 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Story: 161,700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Blacklist: 158,540 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. 7 Days of Sport: 86,860 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 63,070 (7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Scout In Sixty: 58,040 (7:00pm – 7:05pm)
  3. Victorious: 43,240 (5:05pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Big Time Rush: 41,910 (4:35pm – 5:05pm)
  5. Malcolm in the Middle: 38,420 (6:05pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 120,630 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Prime Flicks: 65,330 (8:35pm – 10:50pm)
  3. Life: 54,820 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Deal Or No Deal: 54,050 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Escape to the Country: 39,550 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 29,800 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Anger Within: 21,370 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  2. Waiata: 19,060 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. The Simpsons: 17,470 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Storage Wars: 13,920 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 11,220 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. American Daredevils: 10,490 (4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  5. Hardcore Pawn: 9,810 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. The Blacklist: 26,860 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 22,410 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Infomercials: 15,510 (2:00am – 2:20am)
  4. Infomercials: 15,510 (5:40am – 6:00am)
  5. Infomercials: 15,510 (5:15am – 5:40am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. RWC 2015 World Cup Weekly: 10,140 (7:30pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Piha Rescue: 68,340 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  2. One News: 53,620 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Highway Cops: 52,080 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  4. The Player: 37,200 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 30,390 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Buying & Selling with the Prop.: 76,030 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces: 62,100 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Auction Hunters: 55,300 (7:05pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Location Location Location: 50,840 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Beverly Hills Pawn: 25,890 (11:35am – 12:05pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 38,390 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 34,320 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Home and Away: 32,050 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Step Dave: 27,770 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Cougar Town: 18,990 (1:05pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 20,360 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Liverpool 1: 19,940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Judge Judy: 16,360 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Judge Judy: 13,070 (10:55pm – 11:20pm)
  5. Dangerous Remedy: 9,850 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. As Time Goes By: 27,000 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Last of the Summer Wine: 23,160 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Virginian: 22,670 (2:30pm – 3:40pm)
  4. Gilligan’s Island: 16,340 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Gunsmoke: 14,000 (1:35pm – 2:30pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Murder Book: 18,730 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Killer Medics on Death Row: 17,760 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Britain’s Darkest Taboos: 12,590 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
  4. Cops: 12,400 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The FBI Files: 11,420 (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Scout In Sixty: 24,560 (8:00pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Sticky TV: 24,010 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  3. Peppa Pig: 24,010 (4:05pm – 4:10pm)
  4. Bubble Guppies: 22,460 (4:10pm – 4:35pm)
  5. The Simpsons: 21,060 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on MTV

  1. Are You The One?: 12,480 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 96,340
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 134,900
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 139,430
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 114,810
  • Breakfast (9:00am – 10:00am): 11,220
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 7:00am): 42,820
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 83,480
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 155,010
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 36,600
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 694,200
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 53,620
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 203,560
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 414,050
  • Seven Sharp (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 30,390
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 29,770
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 161,700
  • Tonight (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 129,330
  • Newsworthy (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 30,460
  • Newsworthy (11:35pm – 12:05am): 12,790

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Blacklist: TV3 158540 – up from 105910 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Piha Rescue: TV ONE 439450 – up from 395980 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Block NZ Villa Wars: TV3 251460 – up from 209610 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: TV2 253370 – up from 215190 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. One News: TV ONE 694200 – up from 656740 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 3 News: TV3 203560 – down from 251110 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Scout In Sixty: TV3 34180 – down from 61620 (6:00pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Sofia the First: TV2 23410 – down from 45860 (6:40am – 7:00am)
  4. Empire: TV2 91180 – down from 112840 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Shortland Street: TV2 392710 – down from 409420 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

New

  1. Waiata: Maori TV 19060 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Anger Within: Maori TV 21370 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.9%
  • SKY Network: 25.4%
  • TV3: 12.4%
  • TV2: 12.3%
  • PRIME: 3.7%
  • Choice TV: 3.6%
  • FOUR: 3%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.6%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 2.4%
  • TV2+1: 1.9%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.7%
  • Maori TV: 0.5%
  • 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.
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