Welcome to the rather dry, but hopefully useful, data section of our website.
Top TV Programmes
DAILY RATINGS – If you’re looking for a daily summary of the most popular shows on television we recommend visiting the rating page of the Throng blog. For a more detailed breakdown you will need to contact Nielsen who are responsible for the measurement of television audiences in New Zealand.
ANNUAL RATINGS – ThinkTV complies and publishes an report into the top 10 shows on each channel. Click here to view the annual reports.
Nielsen’s Annual Ratings Reviews
Each year Nielsen publish a report into the key trends that they observed during the past 12 months. We then summarised these into a bite-sized resource for those who want a snapshot of the state of free-to-air television in New Zealand. Read more.
Time Spent With Media
In 2010 New Zealanders spent an average of eight hours a day with the various media. The breakdown is as follows:
- 39% with television
- 30% with radio
- 22% with the internet
- 5% with newspapers
- 3% with magazines
(Source: Roy Morgan, Time Spent with Media 2010. For the full report, contact Roy Morgan New Zealand)