TV Ratings: 5 December 2015

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Most watched

  1. One News: 504,270 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Doc Martin: 264,560 (TV ONE, 8:10pm – 9:15pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 262,280 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:10pm)
  4. Clueless: 203,320 (TV2, 7:00pm – 9:00pm)
  5. Shrek Forever After: 179,880 (TV3, 7:00pm – 8:55pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Doc Martin: 264,560 (TV ONE, 8:10pm – 9:15pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 165,790 (TV ONE, 9:15pm – 10:15pm)
  3. Weekend Murders: 88,460 (PRIME, 8:40pm – 10:45pm)
  4. New Tricks: 87,390 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  5. American Ninja Warrior: 61,390 (FOUR, 9:00pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Border Patrol: 114,040 (TV ONE, 3:30pm – 4:00pm)
  2. The Force: 103,050 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 3:30pm)
  3. The Renovation King: 74,880 (TV ONE, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Royal Prince Alfred: 70,600 (TV ONE, 2:00pm – 2:55pm)
  5. Tron: 68,220 (TV2, 1:00pm – 3:35pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 504,270 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Doc Martin: 264,560 (8:10pm – 9:15pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 262,280 (7:00pm – 8:10pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 165,790 (9:15pm – 10:15pm)
  5. Border Patrol: 114,040 (3:30pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Clueless: 203,320 (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Burlesque: 144,270 (9:00pm – 11:25pm)
  3. America’s Funniest HV: 97,350 (5:05pm – 5:35pm)
  4. Tron: 68,220 (1:00pm – 3:35pm)
  5. Young & Hungry: 68,200 (5:35pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Shrek Forever After: 179,880 (7:00pm – 8:55pm)
  2. 3 News: 135,210 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty: 116,860 (8:55pm – 11:15pm)
  4. Blue Bloods: 52,730 (11:15pm – 12:15am)
  5. Trade Zone Gone Fishin’: 36,490 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. American Ninja Warrior: 61,390 (9:00pm – 9:55pm)
  2. American Ninja Warrior: 43,200 (8:00pm – 9:00pm)
  3. South Park: 35,760 (9:55pm – 10:25pm)
  4. How I Met Your Mother: 28,770 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)
  5. Top Chef Duels: 26,530 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 142,060 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Weekend Murders: 88,460 (8:40pm – 10:45pm)
  3. New Tricks: 87,390 (7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  4. University Challenge: 71,320 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Ados Addicted to Fishing: 31,880 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Sammy’s Adventures The Secret Passage: 19,160 (7:30pm – 9:05pm)
  2. Skin: 13,190 (9:05pm – 11:00pm)
  3. Te Kaea: 8,760 (11:00pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Hardcore Pawn: 27,930 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Pawn Stars: 25,770 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!: 21,570 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Shipping Wars: 15,530 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Pawn Stars: 10,200 (8:55am – 9:20am)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Shrek Forever After: 26,890 (8:00pm – 9:55pm)
  2. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 15,980 (2:55pm – 3:55pm)
  3. 3 News: 14,750 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Trade Zone Gone Fishin’: 11,480 (8:00am – 8:30am)
  5. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 11,070 (1:25pm – 2:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Cricket T20 Georgie Pie Super Smash: 33,560 (7:00pm – 10:20pm)
  2. Sports Extra: 11,280 (10:20pm – 10:25pm)
  3. V8 Supercars Highlights: 10,070 (11:00pm – 11:25pm)
  4. Sport 365: 9,530 (1:30pm – 1:55pm)
  5. Women’s Sevens Series H/L: 8,160 (12:00pm – 1:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. V8 Supercars: 8,500 (1:35pm – 2:15pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. UCI World Championships H/L: 14,290 (4:55pm – 5:50pm)
  2. UCI World Championships: 11,390 (2:00pm – 4:50pm)
  3. UCI World Championships: 8,350 (5:55pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE plus 1

  1. One News: 40,800 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Border Patrol: 30,510 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Doc Martin: 28,160 (9:10pm – 10:15pm)
  4. The Force: 22,270 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  5. The ITM Fishing Show: 21,830 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on Choice TV

  1. Buying The Bayou: 29,350 (10:30am – 11:00am)
  2. Extreme Fishing With Robson Green: 28,750 (10:05pm – 11:00pm)
  3. DIY House Crashers: 25,660 (11:00am – 11:30am)
  4. 10 Years Younger: 24,050 (4:55pm – 5:55pm)
  5. Jamie’s Food Escapes: 23,050 (9:30am – 10:30am)

Most watched on TV2+1

  1. Pokemon The Series XY: 41,000 (8:45am – 9:15am)
  2. Grizzly Falls: 36,620 (8:20am – 8:45am)
  3. Mike & Molly: 32,410 (2:00am – 2:10am)
  4. The Amazing World of Gumball: 31,920 (8:00am – 8:20am)
  5. Transformers Robots in Disguise: 31,630 (9:15am – 9:40am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Premiere

  1. Dumb And Dumber To: 11,270 (3:20pm – 5:05pm)
  2. Hercules: 10,110 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Extra

  1. Jersey Boys: 10,050 (12:15pm – 2:25pm)
  2. Birdman: 9,610 (8:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. The World Made Straight: 9,070 (10:20am – 12:15pm)

Most watched on Vibe

  1. Touched by an Angel: 11,530 (11:50am – 4:00pm)
  2. Cold Case: 10,760 (7:40am – 11:50am)

Most watched on Jones!

  1. Return to Lonesome Dove: 12,110 (7:30pm – 9:15pm)
  2. Thunderbirds: 11,260 (6:35pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Beverly Hillbillies: 8,860 (8:15am – 9:30am)

Most watched on Crime and Investigation

  1. On The Case: 9,980 (4:45pm – 5:45pm)
  2. Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide H: 7,590 (6:00am – 7:00am)

Most watched on SKY Movies Greats

  1. Iron Man 2: 10,790 (12:15pm – 2:15pm)
  2. The International: 8,980 (6:25am – 8:20am)
  3. I, Robot: 7,610 (8:35pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR+1

  1. The Wild Thornberrys: 18,560 (8:05am – 8:30am)
  2. Sticky TV: 14,010 (8:30am – 8:35am)
  3. American Ninja Warrior: 13,510 (10:00pm – 10:55pm)
  4. The X’s: 10,120 (8:35am – 9:00am)
  5. How I Met Your Mother: 9,850 (11:25pm – 11:55pm)

Most watched on MTV

  1. Catfish: 18,560 (5:25pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Geordie Shore: 10,370 (9:45pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Catfish: 10,140 (1:55pm – 5:25pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 504,270
  • One News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 40,800
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 135,210
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 14,750

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Force: TV ONE 103050 – up from 60640 (3:00pm – 3:30pm)
  2. Border Patrol: TV ONE 114040 – up from 73600 (3:30pm – 4:00pm)
  3. Young & Hungry: TV2 68200 – up from 33090 (5:35pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Blue Bloods: TV3 52730 – up from 23210 (11:15pm – 12:15am)
  5. Royal Prince Alfred: TV ONE 70600 – up from 44150 (2:00pm – 2:55pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Adventure Time With Finn &: TV2 37780 – down from 101820 (8:40am – 9:05am)
  2. Transformers Robots in Disguise: TV2 25390 – down from 79860 (8:15am – 8:40am)
  3. Pokemon The Series XY: TV2 39390 – down from 93030 (7:45am – 8:15am)
  4. Doc Martin: TV ONE 264560 – down from 313850 (8:10pm – 9:15pm)
  5. Coronation Street: TV ONE 165790 – down from 213930 (9:15pm – 10:15pm)

New

  1. Sammy’s Adventures The Secret Passage: Maori TV 19160 (7:30pm – 9:05pm)
  2. Skin: Maori TV 13190 (9:05pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 33.3%
  • TV ONE: 20.2%
  • TV2: 13.9%
  • TV3: 10.1%
  • PRIME: 4.8%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.9%
  • Choice TV: 3.4%
  • TV2+1: 2.6%
  • FOUR: 2.3%
  • TV ONE plus 1: 2.1%
  • TV3 Plus 1: 1.5%
  • Maori TV: 0.7%
  • FOUR+1: 0.6%

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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