Amazing Race tops Holey Moley and AO; Ash Barty match pulls 646,000 metro viewers

Ten’s The Amazing Race topped Seven’s Holey Moley and the second night of the Australian Open on Nine on a metro basis, with 510,000 capital city viewers last night. It also led in each of the three key advertising demographics based on metro viewers.

Holey Moley sat on 469,000, while the AO grabbed 464,000 for its evening matches. Nationally, though, Holey Moley was ahead with 768,000 viewers to The Amazing Race’s 712,000, and the AO’s 625,000.

Ash Barty’s win over Danka Kovnic in just 44 minutes was watched by an average of 646,000 metro viewers, or 889,000 nationally. The pre-match coverage before the evening tennis games pulled 356,000 metro viewers.

Nine won the evening with a 28.3% network share, while Seven sat on 27%, Ten on 20.3%, and the ABC on 15.2%. 10 Bold finished with a 4.1% share to continue its run as the most-watched multi-channel.

News programming again dominated the rankings, taking up the first five spots in the following order: Seven News (963,000), Seven News at 6:30pm (930,000), Nine News at 6:30 (870,000), Nine News (866,000), and ABC News (637,000).

Also on the ABC, 7:30 attracted 467,000 metro viewers, Foreign Correspondent 368,000, and Australia Remastered: Wild Wars 270,000.

Home and Away was again a strong performer across the regions, with its 904,000 national viewers a big jump from its 553,000 metro result. Nationally, it was the top non-news program.


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