TV Ratings: 4 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 494,500 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 374,970 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 308,000 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 298,500 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. The Graham Norton Show: 270,380 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. MasterChef Australia: 308,000 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  2. The Graham Norton Show: 270,380 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 7 Days: 267,040 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 241,690 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 241,400 (TV ONE, 8:45pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 100,990 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Good Luck Charlie: 91,200 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. The Jeremy Kyle Show: 86,640 (TV2, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  4. Tipping Point: 75,720 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 3:55pm)
  5. K.C. Undercover: 70,300 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 494,500 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 374,970 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 308,000 (7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 241,690 (9:30pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 241,400 (8:45pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 298,500 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Home and Away: 205,410 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Mat Franco’s Got Magic: 158,330 (7:35pm – 9:20pm)
  4. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 117,870 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Killer Karaoke: 94,150 (9:20pm – 10:15pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Graham Norton Show: 270,380 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. 7 Days: 267,040 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Jono and Ben: 147,860 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Newsworthy: 146,300 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  5. 3 News: 142,810 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Scorpion King Rise Of A Wa: 57,910 (8:30pm – 10:45pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 50,380 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Scout In Sixty: 40,310 (7:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. iCarly: 34,680 (5:05pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Nitro Circus Live: 22,490 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 106,690 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal Or No Deal: 52,560 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. The Women With The World’s B.H: 49,270 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Escape to the Country: 33,280 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Under the Dome: 28,200 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 11,080 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Most watched on Maori TV

  1. The Laughing Samoans: 21,740 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Marae Kai Masters: 8,320 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Crash Investigation Unit: 21,440 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Hardcore Pawn: 15,990 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Law & Order Los Angeles: 15,360 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 12,390 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Jono and Ben: 62,600 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. 7 Days: 58,070 (10:30pm – 11:35pm)
  3. The Graham Norton Show: 36,400 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Newsworthy: 28,050 (11:35pm – 12:05am)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie Super Smash: 27,930 (7:00pm – 10:35pm)
  2. IWF World Champs Highlights: 8,120 (5:00pm – 5:50pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. Millionaire Hot Seat: 32,030 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. One News: 26,760 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Tonight: 23,060 (11:45pm – 12:10am)
  4. The Chase: 19,500 (5:30pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 17,920 (10:30pm – 11:45pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Better Homes and Gardens: 66,020 (7:30pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Auction Kings: 54,400 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. My Dream Derelict Home: 42,060 (9:00pm – 10:00pm)
  4. DIY House Crashers: 28,160 (6:35pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Rick Stein’s Spanish Christ: 26,140 (12:55pm – 2:05pm)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Shortland Street: 71,610 (8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Mike & Molly: 40,700 (1:15am – 1:40am)
  3. Mike & Molly: 38,570 (1:45am – 2:00am)
  4. Grizzly Tales For Gruesome: 33,940 (8:05am – 8:15am)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 31,860 (12:45am – 1:15am)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Judge Judy: 20,960 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Judge Judy: 18,690 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Little Man Tate: 12,460 (7:30pm – 9:20pm)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. As Time Goes By: 45,450 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Last of the Summer Wine: 31,900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Virginian: 17,120 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
  4. Gunsmoke: 15,430 (1:35pm – 2:25pm)
  5. Get Smart: 14,180 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. Born To Kill: 13,750 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The FBI Files: 10,810 (3:30pm – 4:30pm)
  3. The New Detectives: 10,340 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  4. Cold Justice Sex Crimes: 8,920 (2:30pm – 3:25pm)
  5. Cold Justice: 8,350 (1:30pm – 2:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. Iron Man: 29,560 (8:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Get Smart: 10,040 (6:40pm – 8:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. Bubble Guppies: 39,130 (4:10pm – 4:35pm)
  2. Peppa Pig: 18,500 (7:55am – 8:00am)
  3. Sticky TV: 17,160 (4:35pm – 4:40pm)
  4. TUFF Puppy: 15,670 (4:40pm – 5:05pm)
  5. Sticky TV: 15,200 (4:00pm – 4:05pm)

Most watched on The Zone

  1. Grimm: 8,580 (10:30pm – 11:25pm)
  2. Face Off: 8,380 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 73,880
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 98,430
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 129,880
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 110,380
  • Paul Henry (6:00am – 6:55am): 23,590
  • Paul Henry (7:00am – 9:00am): 53,120
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 100,990
  • ONE News Midday (1:00pm – 1:30pm): 9,710
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 30,430
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 494,500
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 26,760
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 142,810
  • Seven Sharp (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 374,970
  • Seven Sharp (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 8,050
  • Story (10:00am – 10:30am): 11,730
  • Tonight (10:45pm – 11:10pm): 156,390
  • Tonight (11:45pm – 12:10am): 23,060
  • Newsworthy (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 146,300
  • Newsworthy (11:35pm – 12:05am): 28,050

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Newsworthy: TV3 146300 – up from 79940 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  2. Jake and the NeverLand Pirates: TV2 55750 – up from 13310 (8:15am – 8:40am)
  3. MasterChef Australia: TV ONE 308000 – up from 268440 (7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  4. 7 Days: TV3 267040 – up from 235550 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Tonight: TV ONE 156390 – up from 126520 (10:45pm – 11:10pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 3 News: TV3 142810 – down from 222340 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: TV2 298500 – down from 352890 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 100990 – down from 150900 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. One News: TV ONE 494500 – down from 536400 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Breakfast: TV ONE 110380 – down from 151170 (8:00am – 9:00am)

New

  1. Mat Franco’s Got Magic: TV2 158330 (7:35pm – 9:20pm)
  2. The Women With The World’s B.H: PRIME 49270 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Marae Kai Masters: Maori TV 8320 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 26.4%
  • TV ONE: 26.2%
  • TV2: 14%
  • TV3: 13.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.7%
  • TV2+1: 3.1%
  • Choice TV: 3%
  • PRIME: 2.7%
  • FOUR: 2.5%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 2%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.9%
  • FOUR+1: 0.7%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

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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  • K

    newsworthy beats the 6pm news on 3, guess it shows why the lead in is so important