Ambulance Australia tops Tuesday night’s entertainment TV as Take Me Out struggles

The absence of Nine’s The Block last night saw Ten’s Ambulance Australia take the mantle of the nation’s most watched non-news show in OzTam preliminary ratings.

Drawing 684,000 metro viewers, up from the 582,000 that tuned in for its premiere last week, the show beat Seven’s Take Me Out which attracted 489,000 in the same time slot. Nine’s Young Sheldon saw 611,000 and 550,000 viewers tune in against the two shows.

In the demographics, Ambulance Australia topped the 16-39 group while Big Bang Theory topped the 18-49 and 25-54 cohorts. Take Me Out did manage to come second in the 16-39 group, however only with 150,000 viewers, and scraped into fourth for the 18-49s with an audience of 246,000.

Of the main channel audience share, Seven won the night with 19.1% over Nine’s 18.0% and Ten’s 13.5%. The ABC attracted 11.7% of the audience while SBS had 6.7% of the viewers.

Comparing networks, Seven topped the night’s share with 28.3% of the audience over Nine’s 27.0%. Ten took 18.4%, the ABC 17.0% and SBS 9.3%.


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