TV Ratings: 1 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 670,130 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 521,600 (TV ONE, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 469,160 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 415,820 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Piha Rescue: 410,660 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Highway Cops: 521,600 (TV ONE, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Piha Rescue: 410,660 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. NCIS: 335,950 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 305,600 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. World’s Fattest Man: 249,420 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 143,430 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 134,110 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  3. Tipping Point: 123,170 (TV ONE, 2:55pm – 3:55pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 99,310 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  5. K.C. Undercover: 86,690 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 670,130 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 521,600 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 469,160 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Piha Rescue: 410,660 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 287,080 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 415,820 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. World’s Fattest Man: 249,420 (8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Home and Away: 220,000 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 204,770 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Empire: 128,830 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. NCIS: 335,950 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 305,600 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. 3 News: 217,130 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Special Victims Unit: 173,400 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Story: 168,270 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Wolfman: 55,780 (8:30pm – 10:40pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 44,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Scout In Sixty: 38,950 (7:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Troy: 37,910 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Burn Notice: 28,200 (10:40pm – 11:35pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 125,030 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Prime Rocks: 109,960 (8:30pm – 10:50pm)
  3. Life: 77,320 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Deal Or No Deal: 71,570 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Escape to the Country: 52,470 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 14,930 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Waiata: 20,820 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Haka Nation: 16,990 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. One Humanity: 12,960 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars: 26,540 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Criminal Minds: 19,230 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Hardcore Pawn: 11,460 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. The Simpsons: 10,620 (5:05pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Elementary: 10,380 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. NCIS: 40,110 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Story: 29,790 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 25,810 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. 3 News: 20,820 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Newsworthy: 18,630 (11:30pm – 12:00am)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Highway Cops: 40,720 (8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  2. One Born Every Minute: 34,550 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. One News: 29,330 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Battle Creek: 28,960 (10:35pm – 11:35pm)
  5. Piha Rescue: 26,570 (9:05pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Location Location Location: 36,670 (7:25pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Buying & Selling with the Prop.: 36,030 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Fantasy Homes By The Sea: 25,030 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Auction Hunters: 23,260 (7:00pm – 7:25pm)
  5. Getaway: 19,520 (1:30pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Home and Away: 47,340 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 46,640 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Good Luck Charlie: 35,830 (5:35pm – 6:00pm)
  4. World’s Fattest Man: 32,340 (9:35pm – 10:40pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 31,780 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 23,370 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Judge Judy: 20,620 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. The Ice Cream Girls: 12,040 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. McLeod’s Daughters: 11,330 (4:05am – 4:50am)
  5. Touched by an Angel: 9,960 (3:40pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. As Time Goes By: 40,810 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Last of the Summer Wine: 37,630 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Perry Mason: 20,280 (12:45pm – 1:35pm)
  4. Gunsmoke: 15,440 (1:35pm – 2:25pm)
  5. The Big Valley: 13,160 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Snapped: 17,990 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. Killer Medics on Death Row: 17,260 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. The New Detectives: 13,450 (10:30pm – 11:35pm)
  4. Forensic Files: 10,460 (7:00am – 7:30am)
  5. Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide H: 10,140 (6:00am – 7:00am)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Bubble Guppies: 23,260 (4:10pm – 4:35pm)
  2. Peppa Pig: 21,380 (4:05pm – 4:10pm)
  3. Sticky TV: 21,380 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  4. Pingu: 20,480 (3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  5. The Simpsons: 17,770 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on The Zone

  1. The Messengers: 9,990 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. The Librarians: 9,490 (7:30pm – 8:25pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 86,540
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 128,300
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 159,730
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 109,420
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 7:00am): 29,050
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 62,130
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 143,430
  • ONE News Midday (1:00pm – 1:30pm): 25,320
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 28,430
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 670,130
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 29,330
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 217,130
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 20,820
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:35pm): 469,160
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 168,270
  • Story (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 29,790
  • Tonight (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 117,570
  • Tonight (11:35pm – 12:05am): 10,700
  • Newsworthy (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 60,060
  • Newsworthy (11:30pm – 12:00am): 18,630

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Piha Rescue: TV ONE 410660 – up from 362670 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: TV3 305600 – up from 261220 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Tipping Point: TV ONE 123170 – up from 80300 (2:55pm – 3:55pm)
  4. Highway Cops: TV ONE 521600 – up from 481790 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 85960 – up from 51930 (10:40pm – 11:05pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: TV2 204770 – down from 243610 (7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Neighbours: TV2 90360 – down from 119210 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Coronation street: TV ONE 30250 – down from 54560 (1:30pm – 2:00pm)
  4. Grizzly Tales For Gruesome: TV2 14280 – down from 29810 (6:50am – 7:00am)
  5. Breakfast: TV ONE 109420 – down from 124090 (8:00am – 9:00am)

New

  1. One Born Every Minute: TV ONE 212890 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. World’s Fattest Man: TV2 249420 (8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. NCIS: TV3 335950 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Haka Nation: Maori TV 16990 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Waiata: Maori TV 20820 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  6. One Humanity: Maori TV 12960 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 27.8%
  • SKY Network: 21.6%
  • TV2: 14.6%
  • TV3: 14%
  • PRIME: 5.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 4%
  • FOUR: 2.7%
  • TV2+1: 2.4%
  • Choice TV: 2.2%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 1.9%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.7%
  • FOUR+1: 0.8%
  • Maori TV: 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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