ABC’s Back Roads most watched non-news program but Seven wins the night

The ABC had the most-watched non news program of the night as episode three of season two of Back Roads took viewers to Mallacoota.

Back Roads

The documentary-style program grabbed an audience of 721,000 viewers in the 8:00pm time slot.

Airing in the 7:30pm time slot, Nine’s RBT managed 720,000 over the one hour program, losing traction from last week’s 736,000 viewers.

Despite the slip, the program still held the top spot across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49, 25-54).

RBT dominated the 7:30pm time slot ahead of a repeat of Ten’s All Star Family Feud, which managed 361,000 viewers.

On the news front, Seven News topped the night with 986,000 viewers at 6:00pm and 966,000 at 6:30pm.

Channel Nine’s news programs managed 816,000 viewers and 842,000 viewers, respectively.

Later on in the evening, The ABC documentary, Running Wild: Australia’s Camels, captured 364,000 viewers.

The program fell just behind Ten’s repeat of The Heat, which drew an audience of 366,000.

In audience share, Nine achieved 17.6%, ahead of Seven at 17.0% and Ten at 13.0%. ABC achieved a share of 14.0%, and SBS 4.0%.

Despite Nine’s win, Seven took the total network win, as 7TWO achieved a staggering 5.4% share to contribute to the win.


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