Most watched

  1. One News: 179,700 (29%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 177,300 (53%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Ewen Gilmour Westie Legend: 134,300 (73%, TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 119,600 (29%, TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Graham Norton Show: 118,300 (62%, TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

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MediaworksHere is Mediaworks’ latest weekly ratings highlights report:

Grand Designs New Zealand premiered Sunday night on TV3, winning all four key demos, with a 29% share in the 25-54 demo.

Sunday night’s room reveal episode of The Block NZ won its timeslot in the 18-39– and 18-49 demographic.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 622,840 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 484,430 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Topp Country: 431,030 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. RWC 2015 Post Game: 383,670 (SKY Sport 1, 9:50am – 10:05am)
  5. RWC 2015 Live: 364,310 (SKY Sport 1, 8:05am – 9:50am)

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In all the years Throng has been doing comparisons of various shows, we’ve never seen a show double its average audience from one week to the next. This would be because shows very rarely survive rating so poorly for so long but that is what Newsworthy did last week.

The average audience for TV3’s late night news program was up 104% to 63,630 viewers per night.

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The first week of daylight savings saw some big drops in viewership for both TV One and TV3 last week but while Seven Sharp had the biggest decrease of the week, Friday night saw Mediaworks suffer the worst average audience at 7pm we’ve seen. Lip Sync Battle’s average audience of 59,670 viewers is only marginally higher than what is on Four or Choice.

Seven Sharp was down 17% on the previous week to an average audience of 416,828 viewers per night.

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After learning on Friday that Paul Henry had given Radio Live a tidy lift in the radio ratings, his TV ratings for the week have turned out to be the lowest he’s had in quite some time.

The average audience for Paul Henry between 7am and 9am was 54,080 which was an 18% decline on the previous week.

Last week also marked the half year anniversary since the show went to air.

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MirandaHarcourtPeterHambletonTheBrokenwoodMysteriesWhen a young cast member of The Brokenwood Theatre Society collapses and dies at the end of a performance of Hamlet, the initial belief is that it was from natural causes.

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Would you risk your marriage to save it? That is the central question in Satisfaction, the American drama that commences tonight on TV3.

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Following ambitious and often elaborate architectural homebuilding projects, the New Zealand version of the hit British television series Grand Designs, premieres on TV3 tonight.

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