TV Ratings: 4 October 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 622,840 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 484,430 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Topp Country: 431,030 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. RWC 2015 Post Game: 383,670 (SKY Sport 1, 9:50am – 10:05am)
  5. RWC 2015 Live: 364,310 (SKY Sport 1, 8:05am – 9:50am)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Topp Country: 431,030 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Grand Designs New Zealand: 295,360 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Winter: 283,130 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Ordinary Lies: 137,120 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Satisfaction: 113,960 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. RWC 2015 Post Game: 383,670 (SKY Sport 1, 9:50am – 10:05am)
  2. RWC 2015 Replay: 143,510 (SKY Sport 1, 10:05am – 12:00pm)
  3. Storage Wars New York: 66,770 (PRIME, 2:00pm – 2:30pm)
  4. Paul O’Grady For the Love: 60,370 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. ITM Cup Rugby: 56,460 (SKY Sport 1, 2:30pm – 4:10pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 622,840 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 484,430 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Topp Country: 431,030 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Winter: 283,130 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Ordinary Lies: 137,120 (9:30pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Monsters University: 222,600 (6:25pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Star Trek Into Darkness: 176,430 (8:30pm – 11:05pm)
  3. Hart of Dixie: 73,000 (5:25pm – 6:25pm)
  4. Home and Away Omnibus: 62,680 (3:00pm – 5:25pm)
  5. What Now: 52,430 (8:00am – 10:00am)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Grand Designs New Zealand: 295,360 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 232,510 (7:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. 3 News: 146,460 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Satisfaction: 113,960 (9:35pm – 10:25pm)
  5. Big Angry Fish: 74,590 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Rugrats: 31,980 (9:00am – 9:25am)
  2. Picture This: 26,110 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. The Moe Show: 22,540 (8:00am – 8:55am)
  4. Chuggington Badge Quest: 22,460 (8:55am – 9:00am)
  5. Ready, Steady, Wiggle!: 21,840 (7:45am – 8:00am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 164,530 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Storage Wars: 123,720 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Brokenwood Mysteries: 97,160 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Doctor Who: 85,200 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Rugby Nation: 84,910 (4:30pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. The Laughing Samoans: 24,360 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Drive: 16,920 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  3. Everest: 16,240 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Rugby Show: 13,320 (3:30pm – 5:15pm)
  5. Te Kaea: 11,250 (10:20pm – 10:50pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Covert Affairs: 34,850 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Alaska Offroad Warriors: 19,240 (6:40pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Hawaii Five-O: 18,920 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. SmackDown: 17,690 (3:40pm – 5:25pm)
  5. WWE Main Event: 17,170 (2:40pm – 3:35pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Grand Designs New Zealand: 23,320 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. 3 News: 16,130 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Crime Exposed: 12,150 (12:55pm – 1:25pm)
  4. Family Secret: 11,740 (12:30pm – 12:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. RWC 2015 Post Game: 383,670 (9:50am – 10:05am)
  2. RWC 2015 Live: 364,310 (8:05am – 9:50am)
  3. RWC 2015 Pre Game: 150,680 (7:45am – 8:05am)
  4. RWC 2015 Replay: 143,510 (10:05am – 12:00pm)
  5. Sports Extra: 75,460 (7:30am – 7:40am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 140,550 (9:30pm – 11:30pm)
  2. NRL Pre Game: 65,670 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 56,480 (11:30pm – 12:25am)
  4. NRL State Champ Post Game: 24,600 (7:35pm – 7:50pm)
  5. NRL State Champ: 14,450 (5:40pm – 7:35pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. RWC 2015 Replay: 25,990 (3:00pm – 5:10pm)
  2. WRC World Rally H/L: 16,590 (8:30pm – 8:55pm)
  3. RWC 2015 Highlights: 12,110 (8:00pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. One News: 25,410 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Q + A: 22,580 (10:00am – 11:00am)
  3. Sunday: 20,420 (8:00pm – 9:00pm)
  4. Operation Maneater with Mark Evans: 12,470 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Sunday: 11,690 (7:50am – 8:35am)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Cheese Slices: 37,280 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Better Homes and Gardens: 34,570 (3:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Penn & Teller Fool Us: 33,170 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Brand New House on a Budget: 32,190 (2:30pm – 3:30pm)
  5. Natural World: 30,640 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Monsters University: 35,000 (7:25pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Fish Hooks: 22,750 (8:15am – 8:35am)
  3. Star Trek Into Darkness: 22,260 (9:30pm – 12:05am)
  4. Kung Fu Panda: 20,800 (8:35am – 9:00am)
  5. A.N.T. Farm: 20,380 (11:00am – 11:25am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Into The Storm: 18,480 (8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Cinema Release: 17,840 (8:25pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Hobbit The Battle Of The Five Armies: 15,410 (6:05pm – 8:25pm)
  4. 22 Jump Street: 14,350 (1:35pm – 3:25pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. The Midwives: 20,330 (11:30am – 12:30pm)
  2. Taggart: 18,590 (5:10pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Touched by an Angel: 14,390 (7:40am – 11:30am)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Yes Minister: 38,330 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One Foot in the Grave: 27,750 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Dukes of Hazzard: 25,900 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Still Open All Hours: 20,280 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  5. Hart to Hart: 17,450 (12:00pm – 12:50pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. I Escaped My Killer: 25,720 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. The Detectives: 22,280 (10:30pm – 11:40pm)
  3. Unusual Suspects: 19,650 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Forensic Investigators: 18,970 (8:30am – 9:30am)
  5. My Dirty Little Secret: 18,280 (11:30am – 12:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. Live Free or Die Hard: 11,490 (2:40pm – 4:45pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Care Bears Welcome to Care: 20,540 (8:25am – 8:45am)
  2. Ready, Steady, Wiggle!: 20,070 (8:45am – 9:00am)

Most watched on MTV

  1. Teen Mom: 13,340 (5:00pm – 5:55pm)
  2. Ex On The Beach: 13,330 (6:25pm – 7:15pm)

Most watched on The Zone

  1. The Six Million Dollar Man: 12,880 (4:40pm – 6:00pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 622,840
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 25,410
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 146,460
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 16,130

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 622840 – up from 527400 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: TV ONE 484430 – up from 435470 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Storage Wars New York: PRIME 66770 – up from 37450 (2:00pm – 2:30pm)
  4. Radar Across The Pacific: TV ONE 54520 – up from 26060 (1:30pm – 2:00pm)
  5. Prime News: PRIME 164530 – up from 138000 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Odyssey: TV3 22160 – down from 61980 (10:25pm – 11:25pm)
  2. Music Filler: TV2 32750 – down from 69030 (10:25am – 10:30am)
  3. The Bachelorette: TV2 18090 – down from 50180 (10:30am – 11:10am)
  4. Ordinary Lies: TV ONE 137120 – down from 164500 (9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  5. A.N.T. Farm: TV2 44660 – down from 71400 (10:00am – 10:25am)

New

  1. Grand Designs New Zealand: TV3 295360 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Satisfaction: TV3 113960 (9:35pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Everest: Maori TV 16240 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Drive: Maori TV 16920 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  5. Te Kaea: Maori TV 11250 (10:20pm – 10:50pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 45.8%
  • TV ONE: 16.9%
  • TV2: 10.8%
  • TV3: 9.1%
  • PRIME: 5.6%
  • Choice TV: 2.5%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.5%
  • TV2+1: 2.1%
  • FOUR: 1.5%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.8%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 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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  • benpaul12

    TV3 will be happy with the ratings for Grand Designs. Good to see that it rated well.

  • K

    And First @ 5.30 beat 3 News Saturday & Sunday .. pretty regular thing now…