TV Ratings: 25-54 8 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. Shortland Street: 218,900 (64%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. World’s Fattest Man A Love Story: 216,400 (77%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. One News: 183,400 (31%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 163,800 (65%, TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Piha Rescue: 149,900 (42%, TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. World’s Fattest Man A Love Story: 216,400 (77%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  2. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 163,800 (65%, TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Piha Rescue: 149,900 (42%, TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Highway Cops: 143,300 (35%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Empire: 104,800 (71%, TV2, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Good Luck Charlie: 41,400 (57%, TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. The Jeremy Kyle Show: 39,400 (51%, TV2, 12:30pm – 2:30pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 36,100 (37%, TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  4. K.C. Undercover: 33,900 (55%, TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 32,400 (38%, TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 183,400 (31%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Piha Rescue: 149,900 (42%, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Highway Cops: 143,300 (35%, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 95,300 (26%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. One Born Every Minute: 86,000 (50%, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 218,900 (64%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. World’s Fattest Man A Love Story: 216,400 (77%, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 163,800 (65%, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Home and Away: 134,700 (73%, 6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 118,000 (63%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. NCIS: 104,800 (48%, 8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. Gold Coast Cops: 97,900 (58%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Special Victims Unit: 82,200 (50%, 9:25pm – 10:25pm)
  4. 3 News: 71,400 (48%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Story: 66,400 (47%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. How I Met Your Mother: 34,800 (106%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 34,200 (74%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Scout In Sixty: 31,300 (81%, 7:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. America’s Next Top Model: 30,200 (109%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Closed Circuit: 28,300 (80%, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 20,500 (18%, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. The Crowd Goes Wild: 19,700 (62%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Prime Rocks: 18,500 (30%, 8:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. The Great British BakeOffChris: 11,300 (41%, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Escape to the Country: 8,500 (24%, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Boardheads: 3,500 (8:30pm – 10:05pm)
  2. Spongebob Tarau Porowhaa: 2,400 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  3. Te Iti Kahurangi The Journe: 2,100 (10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Te Kaea: 1,300 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  5. Te Kaea: 1,200 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars Texas: 10,600 (63%, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Hardcore Pawn: 9,700 (80%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. CSI:Cyber: 8,200 (58%, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Elementary: 7,700 (55%, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Law & Order Criminal Intent: 6,700 (68%, 10:30pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. HSBC Sevens World Series H/L: 2,900 (12:30pm – 1:55pm)
  2. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie H/L: 2,700 (9:00pm – 9:25pm)
  3. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie H/L: 1,700 (9:30pm – 9:55pm)
  4. Sports Extra: 1,600 (8:15pm – 8:25pm)
  5. UFC Now: 1,300 (7:30pm – 8:15pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Sports Extra: 2,700 (12:50pm – 1:00pm)
  2. The ITM Fishing Show: 1,500 (12:00pm – 12:50pm)
  3. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie H/L: 100 (8:30am – 8:55am)
  4. Sports Extra: 0 (2:15pm – 2:30pm)
  5. The F1 Show: 0 (2:30pm – 3:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Golf Central: 2,600 (6:30pm – 7:20pm)
  2. Bowls Highlights: 2,400 (12:00pm – 1:25pm)
  3. Bowls Highlights: 2,200 (1:30pm – 2:55pm)
  4. Sports Extra: 2,200 (7:20pm – 7:25pm)
  5. Bowls Highlights: 1,900 (3:00pm – 4:25pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Auction Hunters: 27,700 (78%, 10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  2. Fantasy Homes By The Sea: 24,300 (60%, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Buying & Selling with the Prop.: 18,000 (50%, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Location Location Location: 10,000 (34%, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Auction Hunters: 9,700 (35%, 7:05pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 4

  1. UEFA Europa League Weekly: 4,700 (9:00am – 9:50am)
  2. The Football League Show: 2,900 (1:30pm – 1:55pm)
  3. IWF World Champs Highlights: 900 (6:30pm – 7:20pm)
  4. The Crowd Goes Wild: 800 (8:00pm – 8:25pm)
  5. Fox Sports News: 400 (7:30pm – 7:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. No Good Deed: 8,000 (94%, 10:10pm – 11:30pm)
  2. The Judge: 4,200 (12:50pm – 3:05pm)
  3. Red 2: 4,000 (3:10pm – 5:00pm)
  4. The Inbetweeners 2: 2,700 (8:35pm – 10:05pm)
  5. The Riot Club: 2,700 (9:30am – 11:15am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Cinema Release: 2,400 (11:40pm – 11:45pm)
  2. Cinema Release: 2,300 (8:25pm – 8:30pm)
  3. It’s a Disaster: 2,200 (10:15pm – 11:40pm)
  4. The Immigrant: 400 (2:00am – 3:25am)
  5. I Think I Do: 400 (6:55pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Crossing Jordan: 6,000 (70%, 5:35pm – 6:30pm)
  2. Touched by an Angel: 6,000 (62%, 9:05am – 9:55am)
  3. One Tree Hill: 4,900 (8:20am – 9:05am)
  4. McLeod’s Daughters: 4,700 (6:50am – 7:35am)
  5. Crossing Jordan: 4,500 (7:35am – 8:20am)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Gilligan’s Island: 9,400 (52%, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Perry Mason: 7,400 (42%, 12:45pm – 1:35pm)
  3. Gunsmoke: 6,600 (51%, 7:40am – 8:35am)
  4. Mission: Impossible: 6,200 (8:35am – 9:25am)
  5. As Time Goes By: 6,000 (16%, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. The FBI Files: 8,500 (88%, 3:30pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Crimes Of The Century: 6,400 (10:30pm – 11:25pm)
  3. Snapped: 6,200 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. Crime 360: 5,400 (11:30am – 12:25pm)
  5. Murder Book: 5,100 (11:30pm – 12:30am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. The Mummy Returns: 2,000 (6:20pm – 8:25pm)
  2. Freddy Vs Jason: 1,900 (10:00pm – 11:35pm)
  3. 27 Dresses: 1,500 (8:10am – 9:55am)
  4. The Mummy: 600 (4:15pm – 6:15pm)
  5. Heartbreakers: 100 (10:20am – 12:20pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:25am): 26,300 (38%)
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 63,300 (48%)
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 68,200 (46%)
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 25,900 (27%)
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 7:00am): 11,900 (41%)
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 31,700 (53%)
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 26,100 (26%)
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 5,600 (56%)
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 183,400 (31%)
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 71,400 (48%)
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 95,300 (26%)
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 20,400 (73%)
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 66,400 (47%)
  • Tonight (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 56,600 (55%)
  • Newsworthy (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 25,500 (59%)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Scout In Sixty: TV3 52200 – up from 17500 (6:00pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Neighbours: TV2 85600 – up from 54700 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Empire: TV2 104800 – up from 76200 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  4. Millionaire Hot Seat: TV ONE 84800 – up from 58300 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: TV2 163800 – up from 139300 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. NCIS: TV3 104800 – down from 191100 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)
  2. 3 News: TV3 71400 – down from 115900 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: TV ONE 95300 – down from 133800 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Highway Cops: TV ONE 143300 – down from 180300 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Home and Away: TV2 118000 – down from 141300 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

New

  1. World’s Fattest Man A Love Story: TV2 216400 ( 77, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  2. Gold Coast Cops: TV3 97900 ( 58, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Great British BakeOffChris: PRIME 11300 ( 41, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Te Matatini National H/L: Maori TV 600 ( 5, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Boardheads: Maori TV 3500 (8:30pm – 10:05pm)
  6. Te Iti Kahurangi The Journe: Maori TV 2100 (10:05pm – 10:35pm)

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, 25-54

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
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