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1M metro viewers tune in to watch Ash Barty & Amanda Anisimova’s Australian Open match

Nine’s Australian Open night session won entertainment on Sunday, while also winning all three key advertising demos.

The tennis match, which saw Australian Ash Barty march into the quarterfinals after her win against American Amanda Anisimova, brought in a metro audience of 1.007 million. Nine also won the night and the week.

The Australian Open’s highest audience was last Thursday night at 886,000 metro viewers when Daniil Medevev downed Nick Kyrgios.

Next in non-sport entertainment was ABC’s new reality show Muster Dogs which pulled in a metro audience of 604,000.

Ten’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here aired to 517,000 metro viewers, while the elimination saw 510,000 metro viewers tune in.

Seven’s Big Bash League cricket knockout session aired toa metro audience of 368,000.

The #1 news program on Sunday was Nine News which aired to 950,000 metro viewers, while Seven News on Sunday had 900,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 35.5 over Seven’s 23.2%, while Ten had an 16.8% share, and the ABC took a 16.3% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 7Mate with a share of 3.4%.

Nine also took the week ending 22 January with a network share of 34% over Seven’s 26%, while Ten took 17.3%, and the ABC had a 14.5% share.

Nine also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 24.7% share ahead of Seven’s 17.3%. The top multi-channel for the week was 7Mate on 3.8%

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 16 January, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.631 million viewers, including 24,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 1%.

The program with the biggest uplift however was an episode of Ten’s FBI with an uplift of 23% and had a total of 146,000 viewers overall, and BVOD audience of 8,000 nationally.

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