Live decider of X Factor wins Tuesday ratings

X Factor finalists await the judges’ verdict

The live decider of The X Factor swept aside all competition in the TV ratings last night.

The song contest, which aired at 7.30pm until 8.45pm, won a preliminary overnight audience of 1.488m – with the actual number rising to 1.519m.

It beat I will Survive on Ten, which managed just 384,000, and Big Brother on Nine, which rated with 941,000.

It also won key advertising demographics 18-49 and 25-54, but was beaten in the younger 16-39 demo by Nine’s The Big Bang Theory.

Ten’s most watched show of the night was NCIS, which brought in 825,000.

In the tussle for the early morning viewer, Seven’s Sunrise beat Today, with 323,000 compared to 307,000.

Tuesday’s top shows:

1. The X Factor Seven 1.488m
2. Seven News Seven 1.088m
3. The Big Bang Theory Nine 1.064m
4. Winners and Losers Seven 1.031m
5. Nine News Nine 1.014m
6. ABC News ABC 0.984m
7. Home and Away Seven 0.974m
8. Big Brother Nine 0.941m
9. Today Tonight Seven 0.941m
10. A Current Affair Nine 0.940m
11. NCIS Ten 0.825m
12. The Big Bang Theory – Episode 2 Nine 0.790m
13. 7:30 ABC 0.746m
14. 2 Broke Girls Nine 0.715m
15. Ten News Ten 0.676m

Tuesday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 24.9%
  2. Nine: 18.9%
  3. Ten: 14.2%
  4. ABC1: 12.3%
  5. SBS1: 4.9%
  6. 7TWO: 3.6%
  7. 7mate: 3.3%
  8. GO!: 3.1%
  9. One: 2.9%
  10. Eleven: 2.9%
  11. Gem: 2.8%
  12. ABC2: 2.7%
  13. SBS2: 1.3%
  14. ABC News 24: 1.2%
  15. ABC3: 1.1%

Comments


  1. derrick
    10 Oct 12
    9:48 am

  2. Did Franky Dettorie make it through?

  3. Eddy
    10 Oct 12
    10:56 am

  4. Balls…
    (Hope this is comment number 10,000 haha)

  5. mumbrella
    10 Oct 12
    10:58 am

  6. Sorry, Eddy – 99,986.

    Cheers,

    Tim – Mumbrella