TV Ratings: 25-54 2 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. Shortland Street: 237,200 (64%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. One News: 196,100 (31%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 183,900 (80%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  4. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 177,000 (54%, TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Mom: 169,400 (77%, TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 183,900 (80%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 177,000 (54%, TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Mom: 169,400 (77%, TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  4. MasterChef Australia: 149,500 (50%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  5. The Middle: 133,000 (77%, TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Entertainment Tonight: 45,200 (90%, TV3, 3:55pm – 4:25pm)
  2. Baggage: 44,900 (78%, TV3, 12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  3. 3 News at 12: 42,900 (76%, TV3, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. Good Luck Charlie: 42,300 (59%, TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. Good Morning: 41,000 (49%, TV ONE, 9:00am – 10:00am)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 196,100 (31%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef Australia: 149,500 (50%, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  3. Man & Beast with Martin Clunes: 119,100 (44%, 8:45pm – 9:45pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 113,500 (30%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 94,000 (30%, 5:35pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 237,200 (64%, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 183,900 (80%, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  3. Mom: 169,400 (77%, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  4. The Middle: 133,000 (77%, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Home and Away: 124,600 (69%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 177,000 (54%, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. The X Factor UK: 106,500 (54%, 8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  3. 3 News: 89,900 (49%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Fail Army: 80,300 (79%, 10:20pm – 10:50pm)
  5. Newsworthy: 59,700 (93%, 10:50pm – 11:20pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Beverly Hills Cop: 36,900 (53%, 8:30pm – 10:40pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 29,700 (68%, 7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Scout In Sixty: 26,900 (65%, 7:00pm – 7:05pm)
  4. Family Guy: 22,600 (60%, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Sticky TV: 14,300 (38%, 3:35pm – 3:40pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Storage Wars Texas: 38,400 (51%, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Prime News: 30,300 (30%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Crimes That Shook Britain: 29,900 (45%, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Bondi Rescue: 24,500 (36%, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Storage Wars: 20,800 (74%, 3:05pm – 3:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 5,500 (47%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Te Kaea: 8,500 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Whawhai: 6,400 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)
  3. Matangi Rau: 3,000 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Pukana: 2,800 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Mai Maketu Ki Tongariro: 1,400 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars: 19,900 (51%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Hawaii Five-O: 11,100 (37%, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Hardcore Pawn: 10,200 (56%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 7,200 (25%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Raw: 5,100 (3:35pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Intl Football Women’s Pre Game: 4,800 (12:00pm – 12:05pm)
  2. Intl Football Women’s: 4,800 (12:05pm – 2:00pm)
  3. New Zealand Football Weekly: 2,400 (2:05pm – 2:30pm)
  4. Sports Extra: 1,800 (11:45am – 11:55am)
  5. Inside Supercars: 900 (2:00am – 2:55am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. IWF World Champs Highlights: 1,900 (11:30pm – 12:20am)
  2. NBL Basketball: 1,300 (12%, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. NBL Basketball: 600 (9:30pm – 11:25pm)
  4. UFC Now: 400 (1:00pm – 1:45pm)
  5. Boxing Replay: 100 (2:00pm – 4:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Boxing: 5,700 (10:30pm – 12:25am)
  2. NBL Basketball Highlights: 4,500 (12:30am – 12:55am)
  3. The Golf Fix: 3,200 (5:00pm – 5:45pm)
  4. Sports Extra: 2,900 (5:50pm – 5:55pm)
  5. Fox Sports News: 2,700 (9:30pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Auction Hunters: 18,800 (65%, 11:30am – 12:00pm)
  2. Monty’s Big Catch: 14,700 (69%, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Buying Alaska: 14,600 (71%, 11:00am – 11:30am)
  4. Fantasy Homes By The Sea: 13,900 (45%, 2:00pm – 3:00pm)
  5. Natural World: 11,700 (89%, 3:55pm – 4:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 4

  1. Sky Sports News: 5,800 (12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  2. Fox Sports News: 5,800 (12:00pm – 12:25pm)
  3. The Crowd Goes Wild: 5,800 (11:30am – 11:55am)
  4. NBL Basketball Highlights: 5,400 (11:00am – 11:25am)
  5. Sky Speed: 3,100 (9:30pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. If I Stay: 8,800 (66%, 8:35pm – 10:15pm)
  2. Non-Stop: 8,300 (1:35pm – 3:20pm)
  3. Below the Beltway: 4,200 (12:00pm – 1:30pm)
  4. A Life in Pictures: 4,100 (3:20pm – 3:40pm)
  5. Sex Tape: 3,000 (10:25am – 11:55am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Savannah: 3,000 (12:10pm – 1:55pm)
  2. Guns: 1,600 (2:00pm – 3:25pm)
  3. The Hot Flashes: 1,200 (3:30pm – 5:05pm)
  4. Badge of Honor: 600 (9:05am – 10:40am)
  5. The Hot Flashes: 600 (7:25am – 9:00am)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Cold Case: 4,300 (9:55am – 10:40am)
  2. Crossing Jordan: 4,100 (7:35am – 8:20am)
  3. Cold Case: 3,100 (6:30pm – 7:25pm)
  4. McLeod’s Daughters: 3,000 (6:50am – 7:35am)
  5. Judge Judy: 3,000 (16%, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. The Man From U.N.C.L.E: 9,400 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  2. Hill Street Blues: 7,600 (11:30pm – 12:15am)
  3. Last of the Summer Wine: 7,400 (12:25am – 12:55am)
  4. As Time Goes By: 5,600 (12:55am – 1:25am)
  5. Mission: Impossible: 5,200 (8:35am – 9:25am)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Monster In My Family: 19,600 (83%, 7:30pm – 8:25pm)
  2. Escaping Polygamy: 14,200 (91%, 8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  3. Cold Case Files: 12,200 (89%, 4:35pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Jail: 12,000 (95%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Crime 360: 11,900 (89%, 5:35pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. The X Files: 1,100 (6:30pm – 8:25pm)
  2. City Of Angels: 700 (8:35pm – 10:25pm)
  3. The Mask: 200 (11:25am – 1:00pm)
  4. Philadelphia: 100 (9:05am – 11:05am)
  5. Cinema Release: 0 (12:20am – 12:25am)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 38,300 (43%)
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 49,000 (37%)
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 70,000 (44%)
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 48,400 (39%)
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 6:55am): 13,600 (56%)
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 48,500 (65%)
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 40,200 (30%)
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 42,900 (76%)
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 196,100 (31%)
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 89,900 (49%)
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 113,500 (30%)
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 23,900 (98%)
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 59,000 (36%)
  • Tonight (10:50pm – 11:20pm): 67,200 (48%)
  • Newsworthy (10:50pm – 11:20pm): 59,700 (93%)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Fail Army: TV3 80300 – up from 37500 (10:20pm – 10:50pm)
  2. TBL Families: TV3 51300 – up from 12700 (4:25pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Newsworthy: TV3 59700 – up from 26800 (10:50pm – 11:20pm)
  4. Entertainment Tonight: TV3 45200 – up from 15400 (3:55pm – 4:25pm)
  5. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 59200 – up from 30100 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. The Big Bang Theory: TV2 183900 – down from 218500 (8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: TV2 123100 – down from 153800 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. The Block NZ Villa Wars: TV3 177000 – down from 201100 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 38100 – down from 61800 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  5. Breakfast: TV ONE 49000 – down from 70400 (6:30am – 7:00am)

New

  1. Man & Beast with Martin Clunes: TV ONE 119100 ( 44, 8:45pm – 9:45pm)
  2. The Island with Bear Grylls: TV ONE 80300 ( 51, 9:45pm – 10:50pm)
  3. The Flash: TV2 67100 ( 64, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Matangi Rau: Maori TV 3000 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

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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