795,000 metro viewers tune in for the second night of Seven’s SAS Australia

795,000 metro viewers tuned in for the second episode of Seven’s extreme reality show SAS Australia on Tuesday night, only a slight dip from episode one’s 834,000.

Nationally, 1.118m viewers watched the show, down from 1.194m on night one. The show, which is based on a UK format and features the same host, sees celebrities including Schapelle Corby, Roxy Jacenko and Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins take part in a series of gruelling challenges based on SAS training.

The show performed better in the key advertising demographics on Tuesday night, topping the 16-39s and taking second place with the 18-49s and 25-54s. It was followed by Nine’s The Block in the younger demo and beaten by it in the older two.

The Block delivered 793,000 metro viewers and 1.063m national viewers overall, putting it just behind SAS Australia which was the most-watched entertainment program of the night. On Ten, 470,000 metro viewers and 632,000 national viewers watched Junior Masterchef Australia.

After The Block, 483,000 metro viewers tuned in for The Trump Show on Nine, handing it a win for the timeslot, while Seven’s Rampage delivered 266,000 and Ten’s Ambulance Australia 279,000.

Overall, the night was a tie, with both Seven and Nine securing a network share of 27.9%, ahead of Ten’s 19.2% and ABC’s 16.5%. Nine had the most-watched channel however with 21.1% for its main channel, followed by Seven with 19.6% and Ten with 12.4%. ABC secured 11.6%. The most-watched multi-channel was 7TWO with 3.5%.


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