878,000 metro viewers tune in for the finale of Australian Survivor: All Stars with the winner announcement pushing close to 1m

878,000 metro viewers watched the final episode of Australian Survivor: All Stars on Ten on Monday night, while the announcement of the winner of the $500,000 prize brought in 944,000 metro viewers.

Nationally, 1.217m viewers watched the winner announcement and 1.153m watched the episode leading up to it.

Australian Survivor: All Stars named its winner on Monday night

The season is the fifth to air on Ten – one season aired on Nine and one on Seven prior to Ten securing the rights in 2016 – but the first All Stars season. Last year’s Champions vs Contenders season drew 1.04m metro viewers for the winner announcement and 923,000 metro viewers for the episode preceding it.

2018 saw 877,000 metro viewers tune in to see Shane Gould crowned, in 2017 787,000 watched Jericho Malabonga receive the crown and in 2016 Kristie Bennett was crowned in front of 1.082m metro viewers.

624,000 metro viewers tuned in for the launch of the season earlier this year. A second season of Australian Survivor planned for 2020 has been postponed amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions.

The reunion portion of the episode, after the winner’s announcement, brought in 625,000 metro viewers and 790,000 nationally. The winner announcement and the episode before also topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s.

Elsewhere on Monday night, 1.122m metro viewers tuned in for Married at First Sight on Nine, and 606,000 metro viewers for The Latest: Seven News which recently changed timeslots from its traditional later broadcast.

News audiences continued to grow with Seven News bringing in 1.242m metro viewers and 1.991m nationally. Nine News delivered 1.214m metro and 1.558m nationally, while ABC News brought in 978,000 metro viewers and 1.394m. Nine News’ audience was its highest since 2017.

A Current Affair also recorded a new 2020 high with 935,000 metro viewers and 1.279m nationally.

On ABC, Media Watch delivered 766,000 metro viewers and 1.055m nationally, 7.30 brought in 766,000 and 1.203m, and Four Corners 761,000 and 976,000.

Nine again won the night, holding a 30.2% network share and 22.4% for its primary channel. Ten held 22.0% as a network and 16.6% for its primary channel, followed by ABC with 21.1% and 16.1%. Seven took fourth place with 20.6% and 14.4%. 9Gem was the most-watched multi-channel with 3.4%.


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