Home & Away beats Big Brother, Ten’s most watched show draws 694,000

Home & Away: Thursday's top non-news show

Big Brother was beaten in its time slot by Seven stalwart Home & Away last night, although the Nine reality show dominated the key advertising demographics.

Big Brother, which aired at 7pm, pulled in 920,000 ranking sixth for the night, down from 976,000 last week.

But the show, and later spin-off program Big Brother Confidential, which aired at 8pm, topped the 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54 demos.

Home & Away rated with 932,000.

The night was won by Seven News, which rated with 1.188m, followed by Nine News, Today Tonight and ABC News – the only shows to pass the million mark.

Ten had another poor Thursday night. Its most watched show was Ten News At Five with 694,000 viewers, ranking 14th for the night.

Only three Ten shows, including The Project and a repeat of Modern Family, made the top 20.

Ten claimed 10.4% channel share for the night, behind ABC1′s 13.8%.

Nine won the night with 21.3%, just ahead of Seven with 21%.

Thursday’s top 15 shows:

1. Seven News Seven 1.188m
2. Nine News Nine 1.100m
3. Today Tonight Seven 1.061m
4. ABC News ABC 1.042m
5. Home and Away Seven 0.932m
6. Big Brother Nine 0.920m
7. A Current Affair Nine 0.865m
8. 7:30 ABC 0.853m
9. Big Brother – Confidential Nine 0.828m
10. Rake ABC 0.821m
11. Catalyst ABC 0.799m
12. Criminal Minds Seven 0.764m
13. The Footy Show Nine 0.704m
14. Ten News Ten 0.694m
15. The Big Bang Theory – Episode 1 Nine 0.627m

Thursday’s channel share

  1. Nine: 21.3%
  2. Seven: 21.0%
  3. ABC1: 13.8%
  4. Ten: 10.4%
  5. 7TWO 5.5%
  6. GO!: 5.0%
  7. SBS1: 3.9%
  8. ABC2: 2.8%
  9. Eleven: 4.2%
  10. 7mate: 4.1%
  11. Gem: 3.3%
  12. One: 2.1%
  13. SBS2: 1.0%
  14. ABC News 24: 0.9%
  15. ABC3: 0.8%

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