TV Ratings: 25-54 3 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 231,900 (57%, TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 208,800 (64%, TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 182,500 (54%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. One News: 158,000 (27%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. 800 Words: 126,300 (48%, TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 231,900 (57%, TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 208,800 (64%, TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. 800 Words: 126,300 (48%, TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:10pm)
  4. MasterChef Australia: 119,700 (43%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  5. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: 95,900 (64%, TV3, 8:35pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. The Jeremy Kyle Show: 40,800 (52%, TV2, 12:30pm – 1:35pm)
  2. The Ricki Lake Show: 40,500 (85%, TV3, 2:00pm – 3:00pm)
  3. Entertainment Tonight: 39,600 (76%, TV3, 4:00pm – 4:25pm)
  4. The Real Housewives of OC: 39,500 (82%, TV3, 3:00pm – 4:00pm)
  5. Dr Phil: 35,600 (68%, TV3, 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 158,000 (27%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. 800 Words: 126,300 (48%, 9:10pm – 10:10pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 119,700 (43%, 7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 100,900 (25%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Breakfast: 70,200 (45%, 7:00am – 7:55am)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 231,900 (57%, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 208,800 (64%, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 182,500 (54%, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Home and Away: 116,600 (56%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Arrow: 81,900 (67%, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: 95,900 (64%, 8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  2. 3 News: 95,700 (52%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Story: 75,900 (46%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The X Factor UK: 70,300 (50%, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Newsworthy: 43,000 (69%, 10:45pm – 11:15pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 37,100 (64%, 7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Scout In Sixty: 33,100 (66%, 7:00pm – 7:05pm)
  3. Family Guy: 32,700 (49%, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. WarGames: 23,100 (84%, 8:30pm – 10:50pm)
  5. Bob’s Burgers: 22,600 (44%, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Downton Abbey: 57,900 (26%, 8:35pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Prime News: 16,600 (17%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. The Crowd Goes Wild: 14,700 (66%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Poldark: 13,700 (40%, 10:10pm – 11:25pm)
  5. Psych: 10,900 (82%, 2:05pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Hunting Aotearoa: 19,900 (53%, 9:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Whawhai: 8,000 (88%, 10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Dora Maataatoa: 2,300 (7:00am – 7:30am)
  4. Pukoro: 1,600 (6:30am – 7:00am)
  5. Spongebob Tarau Porowhaa: 1,600 (7:30am – 7:55am)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars: 8,300 (60%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 6,300 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. NCIS: Los Angeles: 6,300 (5:30pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 4,600 (49%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Hardcore Pawn: 3,300 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ASB Premiership: 3,100 (7:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. Hyundai A-League: 1,300 (10:00pm – 12:00am)
  3. Soccer Capital One Cup Replay: 1,200 (5:30pm – 7:25pm)
  4. Premier Boxing Champions: 800 (1:00pm – 2:50pm)
  5. Toyota Finance 86: 400 (12:05am – 12:50am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Intl Cricket Test: 5,000 (4:50pm – 7:05pm)
  2. Inside Cricket: 4,800 (3:20pm – 4:15pm)
  3. SkySport Select: 4,800 (2:55pm – 3:20pm)
  4. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie H/L: 4,800 (4:20pm – 4:45pm)
  5. NBL Basketball Replay: 3,900 (1:00pm – 2:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Soccer Capital One Cup: 4,100 (8:00am – 10:55am)
  2. Sky Speed: 1,000 (5:30pm – 5:55pm)
  3. NHL Ice Hockey Replay: 200 (12:00am – 1:55am)
  4. NBL Basketball: 0 (9:30pm – 11:20pm)
  5. Toyota Finance 86: 0 (6:00pm – 6:45pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. American Restoration: 18,000 (60%, 11:35am – 12:05pm)
  2. The Catch: 14,100 (66%, 12:05pm – 1:00pm)
  3. Jamie’s American Road Trip: 12,200 (44%, 7:25pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Nick Knowles’ Original Feat: 10,700 (55%, 10:35am – 11:35am)
  5. Rick Stein’s Mediterranean Escapes: 10,100 (69%, 4:55pm – 5:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 4

  1. PGA European Tour: 2,400 (2:10pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Altered Course: 700 (2:00pm – 2:10pm)
  3. The Crowd Goes Wild: 200 (10:00pm – 10:25pm)
  4. The Crowd Goes Wild: 200 (8:30am – 8:55am)
  5. Sky Speed: 100 (8:30pm – 8:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Unbroken: 7,700 (78%, 8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Cinema Release: 6,800 (3:00pm – 3:00pm)
  3. Cinema Release: 5,000 (6:40pm – 6:40pm)
  4. Bad Blood: 5,000 (5:10pm – 6:40pm)
  5. The Riot Club: 4,700 (3:05pm – 4:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. The Driver: 2,400 (8:35pm – 10:05pm)
  2. The Great Train Robbery A Copper’s Tale: 2,100 (2:15pm – 3:45pm)
  3. Guns: 2,100 (3:50pm – 5:15pm)
  4. Big Driver: 1,400 (11%, 12:45pm – 2:10pm)
  5. Reclaim: 800 (5:20pm – 6:50pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Touched by an Angel: 12,500 (78%, 9:05am – 9:55am)
  2. One Tree Hill: 8,300 (70%, 8:20am – 9:05am)
  3. Cold Case: 7,900 (77%, 9:55am – 10:40am)
  4. Undercover Boss Canada: 7,300 (41%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Touched by an Angel: 7,100 (86%, 3:40pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. MacGyver: 6,300 (72%, 4:35pm – 5:30pm)
  2. As Time Goes By: 4,300 (9%, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Last of the Summer Wine: 4,100 (10%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Mission: Impossible: 3,200 (8:35am – 9:25am)
  5. Gunsmoke: 3,200 (37%, 7:40am – 8:35am)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Cold Justice: 11,800 (97%, 8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. The FBI Files: 5,700 (3:25pm – 4:30pm)
  3. Crime 360: 4,900 (11:30am – 12:30pm)
  4. Cold Case Files: 3,900 (4:30pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Cold Justice Sex Crimes: 3,800 (9:25pm – 10:20pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. The Upside of Anger: 4,300 (9:00am – 10:50am)
  2. Underworld: 3,700 (1:10pm – 3:05pm)
  3. Evan Almighty: 3,000 (10:10pm – 11:40pm)
  4. Freddy Vs Jason: 3,000 (8:35pm – 10:05pm)
  5. Cinema Release: 1,400 (11:40pm – 11:45pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 38,600 (47%)
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 54,900 (40%)
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 70,200 (45%)
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 53,100 (46%)
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 7:00am): 18,000 (57%)
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 39,200 (61%)
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 28,700 (32%)
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 18,100 (104%)
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 158,000 (27%)
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 95,700 (52%)
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 100,900 (25%)
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 12,800 (62%)
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 75,900 (46%)
  • Tonight (11:10pm – 11:40pm): 40,900 (61%)
  • Newsworthy (10:45pm – 11:15pm): 43,000 (69%)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Undateables: TV2 208800 – up from 172300 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Breakfast: TV ONE 54900 – up from 26000 (6:30am – 7:00am)
  3. The Ricki Lake Show: TV3 40500 – up from 11600 (2:00pm – 3:00pm)
  4. Baggage: TV3 27700 – up from 5800 (12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  5. 800 Words: TV ONE 126300 – up from 107300 (9:10pm – 10:10pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 39600 – down from 75800 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  2. Emmerdale: TV ONE 24000 – down from 55500 (12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  3. Home and Away: TV2 20400 – down from 43500 (11:05am – 11:30am)
  4. Good Morning: TV ONE 18800 – down from 40800 (9:00am – 10:00am)
  5. Tipping Point: TV ONE 25300 – down from 46900 (2:55pm – 4:00pm)

New

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: TV2 231900 ( 57, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Arrow: TV2 81900 ( 67, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: TV3 95900 ( 64, 8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  4. Te Matatini National H/L: Maori TV 500 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

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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