TV Ratings: 3 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 584,280 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Patrol Specials: 406,560 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 399,590 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 340,640 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. The Undateables: 324,150 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 406,560 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 324,150 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 279,760 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  4. 800 Words: 261,000 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:10pm)
  5. Downton Abbey: 225,460 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 90,370 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 81,280 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  3. The Jeremy Kyle Show: 78,930 (TV2, 12:30pm – 1:35pm)
  4. Tipping Point: 75,800 (TV ONE, 2:55pm – 4:00pm)
  5. K.C. Undercover: 57,780 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 584,280 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 399,590 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 279,760 (7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Millionaire Hot Seat: 272,470 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)
  5. 800 Words: 261,000 (9:10pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 406,560 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 340,640 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. The Undateables: 324,150 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Home and Away: 209,040 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Arrow: 121,500 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 182,510 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Story: 163,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: 149,990 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  4. The X Factor UK: 140,090 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Paul Henry: 64,020 (7:00am – 9:00am)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Family Guy: 67,270 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 58,100 (7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Bob’s Burgers: 51,000 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Scout In Sixty: 49,830 (7:00pm – 7:05pm)
  5. WarGames: 27,370 (8:30pm – 10:50pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Downton Abbey: 225,460 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Prime News: 97,010 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Animal Heroes: 55,920 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Deal Or No Deal: 40,760 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Escape to the Country: 35,190 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 22,220 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Hunting Aotearoa: 37,570 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Whawhai: 9,080 (10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  3. The City Slickers Rodeo: 8,880 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Friday Night Lights: 7,920 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Storage Wars: 13,910 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Hell On Wheels: 10,220 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 9,300 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Law & Order Criminal Intent: 9,250 (9:45am – 10:35am)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. 3 News: 22,960 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The X Factor UK: 19,160 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Story: 17,880 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: 11,800 (9:35pm – 11:45pm)
  5. Dr Phil: 8,140 (2:00pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. 800 Words: 45,620 (10:10pm – 11:10pm)
  2. One News: 36,200 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 28,610 (8:30pm – 10:10pm)
  4. Trauma Investigators: 13,450 (1:45am – 2:00am)
  5. Seven Sharp: 12,870 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. American Restoration: 30,170 (11:35am – 12:05pm)
  2. Jamie’s American Road Trip: 27,580 (7:25pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Rick Stein’s Spanish Christmas: 26,920 (9:25pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Auction Hunters: 23,200 (10:35pm – 11:00pm)
  5. The Catch: 21,310 (12:05pm – 1:00pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 55,560 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 44,510 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Arrow: 28,910 (10:35pm – 11:35pm)
  4. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 26,620 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 25,660 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Unbroken: 9,910 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Big Driver: 12,900 (12:45pm – 2:10pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 22,490 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Undercover Boss Canada: 17,900 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Judge Judy: 17,830 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  4. Touched by an Angel: 16,070 (9:05am – 9:55am)
  5. One Tree Hill: 11,880 (8:20am – 9:05am)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. As Time Goes By: 45,330 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Last of the Summer Wine: 39,230 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Open All Hours: 36,000 (9:05pm – 9:40pm)
  4. Dave Allen: 29,400 (9:40pm – 10:30pm)
  5. To the Manor Born: 28,490 (8:30pm – 9:05pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Cold Justice: 12,120 (8:30pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Peppa Pig: 23,980 (7:55am – 8:00am)
  2. Pingu: 22,060 (3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  3. Sticky TV: 15,700 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)
  4. Peppa Pig: 15,700 (4:05pm – 4:10pm)
  5. Sesame Street: 15,360 (3:00pm – 3:55pm)

Most watched on The Zone

  1. Warehouse 13: 10,800 (7:30pm – 8:25pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 82,160
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 137,790
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 156,660
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 115,590
  • Breakfast (9:00am – 10:00am): 8,300
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 7:00am): 31,680
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 64,020
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 90,370
  • ONE News Midday (1:00pm – 1:30pm): 10,900
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 17,390
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 584,280
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 36,200
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 182,510
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 22,960
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 399,590
  • Seven Sharp (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 12,870
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 20,520
  • Story (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 163,460
  • Story (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 17,880
  • Tonight (11:10pm – 11:40pm): 67,110
  • Newsworthy (10:45pm – 11:15pm): 62,740

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Breakfast: TV ONE 137790 – up from 81040 (6:30am – 7:00am)
  2. The Undateables: TV2 324150 – up from 285860 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. The Chase: TV ONE 198490 – up from 169120 (4:25pm – 5:25pm)
  4. Te Karere: TV ONE 50990 – up from 22760 (4:00pm – 4:25pm)
  5. Neighbours: TV2 87480 – up from 61490 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 90370 – down from 135490 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: TV ONE 81280 – down from 126110 (12:30pm – 1:00pm)
  3. Newsworthy: TV3 62740 – down from 107150 (10:45pm – 11:15pm)
  4. The X Factor UK: TV3 140090 – down from 175000 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: TV2 64180 – down from 97150 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)

New

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: TV2 406560 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Arrow: TV2 121500 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: TV3 149990 (8:35pm – 10:45pm)
  4. The City Slickers Rodeo: Maori TV 8880 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Friday Night Lights: Maori TV 7920 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)
  6. Whawhai: Maori TV 9080 (10:00pm – 10:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 26.2%
  • SKY Network: 25.1%
  • TV2: 15.9%
  • TV3: 12.1%
  • PRIME: 6.3%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.1%
  • FOUR: 2.6%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 2.1%
  • TV2+1: 2.1%
  • Choice TV: 2%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.2%
  • FOUR+1: 0.8%
  • Maori TV: 0.4%

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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