News

Most watched

  1. American Idol: 485,290 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. One News: 417,870 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Close Up: 401,900 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 375,190 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 366,330 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. American Idol: 485,290 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 375,190 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 334,680 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Hotel Inspector: 306,050 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. America’s Next Top Model: 204,410 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Coach Trip: 92,830 (TV ONE, 1:30pm – 2:00pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 92,740 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  3. Spongebob Squarepants: 90,540 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Entertainment Tonight: 87,840 (TV3, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. ONE News Midday: 80,100 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 417,870 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 401,900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Hotel Inspector: 306,050 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Come Dine With Me: 205,770 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Dragons’ Den UK: 191,880 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. American Idol: 485,290 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 375,190 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 366,330 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Two and a Half Men: 334,680 (7:35pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Chuck: 241,890 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 299,730 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Home and Away: 237,270 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. America’s Next Top Model: 204,410 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 198,850 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Little Miss Sunshine: 160,200 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. Family Guy: 71,460 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Nitro Circus: 64,920 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. King of the Hill: 63,400 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Steven Seagal Lawman: 47,480 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Fonejacker: 41,110 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime News: 119,140 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Super 14: 107,040 (9:40pm – 11:35pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 99,260 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Millionaire Hot Seat: 96,720 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Blackadder II: 91,410 (8:35pm – 9:10pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Super 14: 188,160 (7:30pm – 9:15pm)
  2. Super 14 Post Game: 127,590 (9:15pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Super 14: 51,690 (9:35pm – 11:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 52,650 (9:30pm – 11:30pm)

Biggest increases

  1. Prime News: PRIME 119140 – up from 55750 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 154290 – up from 108040 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Come Dine With Me: TV ONE 205770 – up from 165720 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Deal Or No Deal: PRIME 80770 – up from 43650 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Better Homes: TV ONE 111640 – up from 81260 (4:55pm – 5:25pm)

Biggest decreases

  1. Close Up: TV ONE 401900 – down from 479280 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Nightline: TV3 146080 – down from 203560 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  3. Sports Tonight: TV3 77480 – down from 124330 (11:05pm – 11:25pm)
  4. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 80100 – down from 120920 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  5. Steven Seagal Lawman: C4 47480 – down from 84600 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

New

  1. Little Miss Sunshine: TV3 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Blackadder II: PRIME (8:35pm – 9:10pm)
  3. Krod Mandoon and the Flaming S: PRIME (9:10pm – 9:40pm)
  4. America’s Most Wanted: C4 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Channel Share

  • SKY Network: 27.4%
  • TV2: 23.1%
  • TV ONE: 22.9%
  • TV3: 14.1%
  • PRIME: 6.3%
  • C4: 3.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.4%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: AGB Nielsen, 5+

Most watched

  1. Sensing Murder: 494,790 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 491,210 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. One News: 485,920 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 452,000 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Highway Patrol: 419,470 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sensing Murder: 494,790 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 491,210 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Highway Patrol: 419,470 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 349,900 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Police Ten 7: 345,850 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Emmerdale: 94,230 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  2. ONE News 4:30: 93,750 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: 91,210 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. Good Morning: 87,990 (TV ONE, 9:00am – 12:00pm)
  5. Coach Trip: 87,480 (TV ONE, 1:30pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. Coronation Street: 491,210 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. One News: 485,920 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Close Up: 452,000 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 349,900 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Criminal Minds: 261,550 (9:30pm – 10:20pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Sensing Murder: 494,790 (8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Highway Patrol: 419,470 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 345,850 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 342,260 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Air Ways: 341,960 (10:00pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 309,480 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 260,060 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Home and Away: 258,350 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Nestle New Zealand’s Hottest H: 251,930 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Project Runway: 208,820 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. American Dad: 87,100 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  2. The Cleveland Show: 86,440 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. South Park: 82,750 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Cops: 75,310 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Futurama: 72,010 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Deal Or No Deal: 86,010 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 80,880 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Prime News: 80,660 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Nowhere To Run: 80,450 (9:35pm – 11:30pm)
  5. Border Security USA: 52,820 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. NCIS: 41,520 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Life: 33,550 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Cricket Company: 121,830 (5:25pm – 5:50pm)
  2. Intl Cricket ODI: 115,650 (5:55pm – 10:10pm)
  3. Intl Cricket ODI: 95,850 (1:30pm – 5:20pm)
  4. The Crowd Goes Wild: 72,770 (10:15pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Sports Extra: 52,140 (10:45pm – 10:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL Tactics: 38,210 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Biggest increases

  1. Criminal Minds: TV ONE 349900 – up from 275770 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 485920 – up from 426030 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Infomercials: TV2 49940 – up from 18500 (1:35am – 2:00am)
  4. King of the Hill: C4 62320 – up from 36600 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Cops: C4 75310 – up from 50450 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Biggest decreases

  1. Project Runway: TV3 208820 – down from 282590 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Highway Patrol: TV2 419470 – down from 485180 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: TV2 342260 – down from 402170 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Sensing Murder: TV2 494790 – down from 548300 (8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  5. Police Ten 7: TV2 345850 – down from 395540 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)

    Channel Share

    • SKY Network: 27.2%
    • TV ONE: 26.7%
    • TV2: 20.4%
    • TV3: 15.3%
    • PRIME: 4.8%
    • C4: 3.3%
    • Other TV Channels: 1.7%
    • Maori TV: 0.2%

    Source: AGB Nielsen, 5+

    “We’re not giving too much away” said Mark Sainsbury tonight on Close Up “but here’s a few clues:

    Grab a trolley. Round up three Masterchef wannabes. Whip around the aisles. Pick up the finest ingredients. Polish, dice, slice, sizzle, garnish and serve to some very special guests.”

    But who are these very special diners?  That’s possibly the only “can’t say much” element left from the spoiler laid out before us.

    From the promo, it looks like Rob Trathen, Kirsty Cardy and the first eliminee Christine Hobbs will be cooking dinner.  Tune in at 7pm to find out who they’re cooking for I guess…

    Kelly Young became the fourth person to be eliminated from Masterchef New Zealand last night but as she told Throng this morning, it definitely wasn’t the end of the road for her as far as cooking was concerned.  However, she was a little apprehensive about watching her pie disaster back.

    “I didn’t actually want to watch it.  I was nervous about what was going to be said and what they were going to show.  It was the most embarrassing moment of my life I think.”

    Certainly not one to stay off the bike once you’ve fallen off it, Kelly was determined to master the very pie that got her eliminated.  “My mother went to Australia and came back with a recipe from one of her friends”, Kelly told us, “so she’d obviously told them that I’d had a bit of a disaster so her Australian friend got me a really good pumpkin pie recipe. Let me tell you.. a lot different.”

    “It’s definitely been the most challenging part of my life”, Kelly told us when reflecting on the pressure of being in both a competition and real, live cooking environments. From the challenges of being in such a high stress environment though, Kelly has taken on board a lot of experience and has benefited greatly from being on the show.  “It’s been an amazing experience and it’s given me a lot of confidence.  Just to go out and try new things, whether that’s in cooking or in my whole life in general, it’s made me realise that you don’t have to worry about what other people think.”

    However, unlike the other contestants who are eliminated from Masterchef New Zealand, Kelly will still have one of the judges looking over her shoulder from time to time after landing a job at one of their restaurants.
    “I left my job to become a chef and now I’ve been working for Simon Gault since the start of the year.  Basically, as soon as I was eliminated I got in touch with his head chef who pretty much gave me a job straight away at Euro so I’m in the industry doing what I want to do.
    Masterchef was good for me because I’m making a total, big different career change.  I wanted to take the right step into a career that I want to stick with for the rest of my life.  Doing Masterchef gave me a fast track to see what it was like and to see whether it was me. It is.”
    So was the Masterchef experience beneficial as far as her new role is concerned?  Working in a real restaurant, Kelly told us that compared to what happened on Masterchef, “the challenges that they gave us on the show were pretty much all the feelings you get in the kitchen working as a chef.” Sounds like the show could almost be renamed to Chef Apprentice then?

    “In the future”, Kelly told us, “I’d like to look at food styling or maybe doing something a little bit more with television and food.” In the meantime, now that her time on the tele is over Kelly is heading to sea on a super yacht for a few days to cook for those onboard. Bliss!

    Most watched

    1. Packed to the Rafters: 478,400 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
    2. MasterChef New Zealand: 451,900 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    3. The Big Bang Theory: 431,580 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
    4. Close Up: 415,290 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    5. One News: 403,490 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

    Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

    1. Packed to the Rafters: 478,400 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
    2. MasterChef New Zealand: 451,900 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    3. The Big Bang Theory: 431,580 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
    4. Two and a Half Men: 364,890 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
    5. Real Life: 332,420 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)

    Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

    1. Good Morning: 106,200 (TV ONE, 9:00am – 12:00pm)
    2. ONE News Midday: 91,290 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
    3. Emmerdale: 84,460 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
    4. ONE News 4:30: 79,760 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
    5. Ellen: 61,990 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 4:00pm)

    Most watched on TV ONE

    1. Packed to the Rafters: 478,400 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
    2. MasterChef New Zealand: 451,900 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    3. Close Up: 415,290 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. One News: 403,490 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    5. Real Life: 332,420 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)

    Most watched on TV2

    1. The Big Bang Theory: 431,580 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
    2. Two and a Half Men: 364,890 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
    3. Shortland Street: 333,090 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. Flashforward: 327,360 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
    5. Lost: 207,400 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

    Most watched on TV3

    1. 3 News: 289,630 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    2. Campbell Live: 260,160 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    3. Special Victims Unit: 245,440 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
    4. 60 Minutes: 227,090 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    5. Nightline: 214,540 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)

    Most watched on C4

    1. Team America World Police: 90,400 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
    2. Family Guy: 51,860 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    3. 24: 39,600 (10:35pm – 11:30pm)
    4. Melrose Place: 31,640 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    5. Malcolm in the Middle: 26,410 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

    Most watched on PRIME

    1. Wife Swap: 130,900 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
    2. Deal or No Deal: 118,100 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
    3. Secret Diary of a Call Girl: 99,110 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)
    4. Prime News: 96,720 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
    5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 76,490 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

    Most watched on the BOX

    1. CSI Miami: 21,670 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
    2. America’s Funniest Home Videos: 19,600 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

    Biggest increases

    1. Packed to the Rafters: TV ONE 478400 – up from 337960 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
    2. Campbell Live: TV3 260160 – up from 200710 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    3. 60 Minutes: TV3 227090 – up from 190960 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    4. ONE News 4:30: TV ONE 79760 – up from 52050 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)
    5. MasterChef New Zealand: TV ONE 451900 – up from 424640 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

    Biggest decreases

    1. Tonight: TV ONE 210940 – down from 319490 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
    2. Shortland Street: TV2 333090 – down from 419210 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    3. Home and Away: TV3 194160 – down from 278390 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
    4. Family Guy: C4 51860 – down from 99650 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    5. The Simpsons: TV3 59380 – down from 98020 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

    New

    1. The World’s Strictest Parents: PRIME (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    2. Team America World Police: C4 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
    3. Wife Swap: PRIME (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
    4. Secret Diary of a Call Girl: PRIME (9:30pm – 10:00pm)
    5. Weeds: PRIME (10:00pm – 10:35pm)

    Channel Share

    • TV ONE: 30.7%
    • SKY Network: 24.9%
    • TV2: 16.5%
    • TV3: 15.9%
    • PRIME: 5.5%
    • C4: 3.8%
    • Other TV Channels: 1.6%
    • Maori TV: 0.2%

    Source: AGB Nielsen, 5+

    The women in team Athena proved too difficult to handle for Chris Whiteside, who was fired by ‘The Boss’ Terry Serepisos, tonight on The Apprentice New Zealand.

    This week, teams Athena and Number 8 were given the challenge of developing a viral marketing campaign for a free Microsoft security product, and Whiteside volunteered to be project manager, confident in his team’s combined skills to win the task.

    However he was in for a shock when Serepisos announced the project managers would be swapping teams, making him the leader of Athena instead. Whiteside was unhappy about the swap, muttering he had been given a ‘hospital pass’.

    While the men in Number 8 were a picture of cohesion with Nicky Clarke at the helm, problems abound from the outset for Athena, as Whiteside struggled to work with the team.

    Whiteside set the tone of his leadership from the beginning, trying to erase the team name Athena. He reasoned, “I think the name Athena…doesn’t quite fit with my mantra, however I’ll get on with things and hopefully ‘man-up’ the team a little.”

    His allegiance to Number 8 was further clarified later into the challenge, when he casually showed them Athena’s creative, explaining the ideas behind the campaign.

    Held back in the boardroom, as project manager of the losing team, Whiteside was vague about details when asked by advisor Nathan Greenham about the sharing of campaign information.

    Whiteside explained: “What happened is there was one cutting room…we all came there at the same time, I had the information in my hand, so we saw theirs as we were going in, and they saw ours as they were going out.”

    But when pressed by Serepisos, Whiteside admitted he had shown the opposition Athena’s creative.

    Serepisos fired Whiteside, saying he had sabotaged his team and lied to him in the boardroom.

    For more information, eliminated contestants’ thoughts on their firing and Terry Serepisos’ behind the scenes blog, head to the official TVNZ The Apprentice New Zealand site, www.tvnz.co.nz/apprenticenz.

    The Apprentice New Zealand continues on Tuesdays 7.30pm, TV2, where the remaining 10 contestants compete to become the apprentice to Wellington businessman Terry Serepisos, with a salary package worth $200,000.

    The remaining contestants are: David Wyatt (Auckland), Paul Natac (Auckland), Thomas Ben (Auckland), Daniel Phillips (Auckland), Richard Henry (Auckland), Karen Reid (Auckland), Linda Slade (Christchurch), Catherine Livingston (Auckland), Nicky Clarke (Auckland), and Meena Chhagen (Wellington).

    He called it a hospital pass from the outset and after a blitzing from his previous colleagues, Chris Whiteside became the fourth person to be fired from The Apprentice New Zealand last night.

    “I stood up to be project manager because I knew the strengths on the guys team and was pretty sure we were guaranteed to win that task and when Terry announced the change I knew it was all going to be downhill from there.”

    Did that mean that Chris was resigned to the fact that he was probably going to lose this one, no matter what?  “The girls had been in a couple of boardrooms already and there were some issues in the team that everyone was well aware of so knowing both those factors I was like, yeah…”

    The drama between Karen Reid and Catherine Livingstone made the task of managing the team an additional challenge.  “It was very intense going into their team and trying to lead them cause I didn’t know all the issues.  I was trying to mediate the situation which took a lot of focus off the task.”

    Being grilled in the boardroom over his decision to show the other team their work, Chris pointed out that there were other members of his team present.  “I made a rookie mistake and it was stupid of me and I deserved to be fired because of it but there were other members of Athena there.  It was never an issue until it was bought up in the boardroom.  We were having a casual chat just before the presentation and it was certainly not any planned espionage.”

    Chris admits that the soxs were his idea and were a sports prop as the underwear was supposed to be used in a sporting arena.  Does he regret it? “It’s a talking point” is his response.

    Last month Chris resigned from his accounting job and is planning on moving up to Auckland to run for the supercity council.

    Being thrown in the deep end and given the executive chef role for this weeks task left Tracey Gunn feeling pretty filthy when the final outcome meant she was eliminated from the Masterchef, as Tracey tells us, without cooking a bad dish.

    “They never explained why they chose me or Brett. We didn’t get to choose our teams or who got to cook what, we were just told who was doing what.  That worked really well for the Blue team but it didn’t work very well for us.  Brett was assigned the entrée which meant he could cook that, get it out and then just run his team while between the entrée and main, I was in the kitchen whisking the béarnaise sauce for an hour because that was the task I had been assigned.”

    Being thrown into a live event added additional pressure to the challenge of cooking for a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House.  “The worst thing for me was that I knew it was a charity event. My little nephew was born with a heart defect.  He’s four now and he’s already had four open heart surgeries and my sister has spent heaps of time in Ronald McDonald House.  That was always in the back of my mind so I really wanted to do a good job for them.  I would have hated anyone to have said I’m not paying for this food because it sucks.”

    Sleep depravation played a part in the difficulty of the task with Kelly and Andrew not getting much sleep after being up all night working on the cake while Tracey herself told us that she was up most of the night trying to prep.

    Tracey was a little disappointed that the episode didn’t show that she was actually busy cooking during the event rather than just running around looking like a headless chicken.

    For the future, Masterchef’s charity event wont be the last place the public will be able to experience Tracey’s work.  Both Tracey and her husband grew up in small towns and have decided to move south to raise their daughter in Twizel where they will open a cafe and cheese making business in about a year.

    The early switchover to digital will now give all 785,000 pay TV customers the choice of more than 110 channels, movies and sport in HDTV plus On Demand movies and events through MY SKY HDi and interactive services including electronic programming guide, the Weather Channel, pay-per-view and games.

    Over the last six months, through a series of campaigns across the country, SKY has been successful in encouraging the more than 25,000 remaining analogue subscribers to transition to SKY’s digital satellite service.

    Martin Wrigley, SKY Director of Operations said “SKY’s analogue UHF service has been in operation since SKY launched in 1990 – a number of the UHF transmitters are almost 20 years of age and nearing the end of their life expectancy”.

    “We decided to close down the analogue UHF network, which will result in SKY becoming an ‘all-digital’ broadcaster” said Mr Wrigley.

    SKY’s digital subscribers receive crystal clear pictures and superb quality sound (including PRIME plus all free to air channels) and have access to SKY’s pay-per-view channels, as well as additional news, documentary and general entertainment channels. SKY Viewers also have the option to see SKY Sport 1 and 2, SKY Movies and Movies Greats, TV ONE, TV2 and TV3 in High Definition through MY SKY HDi.

    Please note that PRIME will not be affected by this analogue switch off – it will continue to be available to New Zealand viewers on four broadcast platforms: analogue terrestrial with 91.3% coverage; SKY Digital with 100% coverage; Freeview terrestrial with 75% coverage and Freeview satellite with 100% coverage.

    Most watched

    1. One News: 448,910 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    2. Coronation Street: 438,590 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
    3. Close Up: 406,390 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. Private Practice: 406,380 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
    5. Grey’s Anatomy: 398,940 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

    Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

    1. Coronation Street: 438,590 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
    2. Private Practice: 406,380 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
    3. Grey’s Anatomy: 398,940 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    4. The Apprentice New Zealand: 364,500 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    5. Target: 352,820 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

    Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

    1. ONE News Midday: 112,760 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
    2. Emmerdale: 109,170 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
    3. Coach Trip: 96,120 (TV ONE, 1:30pm – 2:00pm)
    4. Good Morning: 94,080 (TV ONE, 9:00am – 12:00pm)
    5. The Bachelor: 79,740 (TV2, 1:30pm – 2:30pm)

    Most watched on TV ONE

    1. One News: 448,910 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    2. Coronation Street: 438,590 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
    3. Close Up: 406,390 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. Beyond The Darklands: 309,460 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
    5. Cold Case: 289,230 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)

    Most watched on TV2

    1. Private Practice: 406,380 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
    2. Grey’s Anatomy: 398,940 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    3. Shortland Street: 374,600 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. The Apprentice New Zealand: 364,500 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
    5. Lost: 208,210 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

    Most watched on TV3

    1. Target: 352,820 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
    2. Missing Pieces: 349,820 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
    3. 3 News: 344,810 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    4. Campbell Live: 327,400 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    5. House: 272,130 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

    Most watched on C4

    1. Family Guy: 64,100 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    2. Momma’s boys: 46,860 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
    3. Rock of Love Bus: 41,410 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
    4. King of the Hill: 40,450 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
    5. How I Met Your Mother: 40,130 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

    Most watched on PRIME

    1. The Best of Top Gear: 120,780 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    2. Prime News: 107,570 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
    3. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: 90,300 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
    4. True Stories: 83,380 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)
    5. Deal Or No Deal: 56,230 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

    Most watched on the BOX

    1. C.S.I: 43,650 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
    2. Law & Order Spec.Victims Unit: 32,470 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
    3. Monk: 23,290 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

    Most watched on SKY Sport 1

    1. Intl Cricket ODI: 133,260 (6:05pm – 9:45pm)
    2. Intl Cricket ODI: 113,450 (1:30pm – 5:30pm)
    3. The Crowd Goes Wild: 76,130 (5:35pm – 5:55pm)
    4. Sports Extra: 63,890 (9:45pm – 9:55pm)
    5. The Crowd Goes Wild: 62,780 (10:00pm – 10:25pm)

    Biggest increases

    1. Lost: TV2 208210 – up from 148140 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
    2. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 112760 – up from 56170 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
    3. Campbell Live: TV3 327400 – up from 285310 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    4. Emmerdale: TV ONE 109170 – up from 69780 (12:30pm – 1:30pm)
    5. Coach Trip: TV ONE 96120 – up from 58810 (1:30pm – 2:00pm)

    Biggest decreases

    1. Close Up: TV ONE 406390 – down from 603760 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
    2. Coronation Street: TV ONE 438590 – down from 579610 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
    3. Cold Case: TV ONE 289230 – down from 406860 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
    4. Tonight: TV ONE 217770 – down from 300410 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
    5. House: TV3 272130 – down from 353160 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

    New

    1. The Best of Top Gear: PRIME (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    2. Grey’s Anatomy: TV2 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
    3. Beyond The Darklands: TV ONE (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
    4. Private Practice: TV2 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

    Channel Share

    • SKY Network: 29.4%
    • TV ONE: 25.5%
    • TV2: 18.6%
    • TV3: 15.8%
    • PRIME: 5.2%
    • C4: 2.4%
    • Other TV Channels: 2.2%
    • Maori TV: 0.3%

    Source: AGB Nielsen, 5+