Seven wins TV ratings week with help of House Rules

House Rules has won the week as the most watched non-news program helping Seven to win the ratings week.

Attracting a metro audience of 1.118m metro viewers on Sunday night, House Rules helped Seven to an overall weekly audience share of 19.1%.

Second to Seven was Nine with 18.9% share, followed by Ten’s 13.7%, ABC’s 11.8% audience share and SBS’ 5.6%.

Seven and Nine battled it out during the week with Seven only winning in overall audience share on Monday, Friday and Saturday night.

Saturday television was a clear victory for Seven with a 20.9% audience share, beating Nine’s 16.6% and Ten’s 7.1%.

Thursday night was a slow ratings night with Nine beating Seven as it managed a 19.4% audience share, beating Seven’s 15.9%.

The most watched program for the week was Sunday’s Nine News which pulled in 1.226m metro viewers beating Seven News’ 1.184m and House Rules’ 1.118m.

True Story with Hamish and Andy and The Voice were the other non-news programs to make the top 10 for the week.

992,000 metro viewers watched True Story with Hamish and Andy while The Voice scored 949,000.

For ABC, its most popular show of the week was Four Corners which averaged 966,000 metro viewers, beating Ten’s largest audience of the week which was 904,000 for Wednesday nights episode of Masterchef.

SBS’ largest audience of the week was for Treasures Decoded, which saw 393,000 metro viewers tune in.

Nationally – including both regional and metro affiliate stations – Seven News managed an audience of 1.894m while Nine News scored 1.230m viewers.

House Rules saw 1.854m national viewers tune in, ahead of Nine’s 1.416m for True Story with Hamish and Andy, while Four Corners managed 1.359m nationally and Ten attracted 1.251m for Masterchef.

In commercial audience share Seven also scored a win with a 38.4%.

Nine came second in overall commercial audience share for total people managing a 36.5% share ahead of Ten’s 25.1%.

However, Nine did manage a larger share than Seven in key advertising demographics 25-54 and grocery buyer with child.

In overall prime time channel share, Seven managed another win grabbing a 38.1% share beating Nine’s 36% and Ten’s 25.9%.

The below graphic (which only includes the three major free-to-air commercial networks and excludes ABC and SBS) has been prepared by Nine based on OzTam data:


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