Recipe to Riches builds audience on second outing despite quiet ratings night

recipe to riches 2The second outing of Ten’s second season of Recipes to Riches has modestly boosted its audiences from 561,000 last week to 575,000, according to preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam.

It wasn’t quite enough for the Woolworths funded show to win the 7.30pm timeslot, with Seven’s Dancing with the Stars grabbing a metro audience of 902,000 and Nine’s Big Brother luring an audience of 591,000.

Dancing with the Stars, which aired from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, was the most-watched non-news program of the night, however it was down on last week’s audience of 954,000, in an evening where audiences were down across the board with Nine News at 6pm the only show to crack the 1m audience mark.

Big Brother, which ran from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, was the most watched show amongst people aged 16-39 and the second most watched show amongst the 18-49 demographic. However, it was down on last week’s audience of 621,000.

The ABC’s 7.30 out-rated both Big Brother and Recipe to Riches, attracting an audience of 685,000.

Seven won the night with an audience share of 20.1 per cent, while Nine lagged a little behind on a share of 17.0 per cent. Ten wasn’t too far behind, grabbing a share of 15.7 per cent while the ABC settled for a share of 11.7 per cent.

Home and Away grabbed an audience of 901,000 and was the second most watched show amongst people aged 16 – 39 and was the most watched show across the other demographics.

Also on Ten, NCIS, on at 8.30pm, was watched by 675,000 while NCIS: Los Angeles, on at 9.30pm, had an audience of 572,000. The Project from 7PM was watched by 600,000 while Family Feud had an audience of 603,000.

Meanwhile on the ABC, Kitchen Cabinet in the 8pm timeslot was watched by 621,000 and The Flying Miners, airing at 8.30pm, had an audience of 496,000.

In the news battleground, Nine News won the night with the first half at 6pm attracting an audience of 1.047m compared to Seven News’ audience of 893,000.

The second half of the news hour saw Nine victorious once again with an audience of 988,000 while the second half of Seven News, or Today Tonight was watched by 911,000.

The Top 15 Shows:

1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,047,000
2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 988,000
3 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 911,000
4 DANCING WITH THE STARS Network 7 902,000
5 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 901,000
6 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 893,000
7 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 788,000
8 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC1 747,000
9 7.30-EV Network ABC1 685,000
10 NCIS Network TEN 675,000
11 KITCHEN CABINET-EV Network ABC1 621,000
12 FAMILY FEUD Network TEN 603,000
13 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 600,000
14 BIG BROTHER -TUE Network 9 591,000
15 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 576,000

Audience Share:

Network 7 20.1%
Network 9 17.0%
Network TEN 15.7%
Network ABC1 11.7%
Network GO! 5.6%
Network Gem 5.3%
Network 7TWO 5.1%
Network SBS ONE 4.1%
Network 7mate 3.9%
Network ELEVEN 3.5%
Network ABC2 3.0%
Network ONE 2.2%
Network ABC News 24 1.0%
Network SBS 2 0.9%
Network ABC3 0.8%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 29.1%
Network 9 TTL 27.9%
Network TEN TTL 21.5%
Network ABC TTL 16.4%
Network SBS TTL 5.1%

Ratings data is copyright OzTAM and may not be reproduced, published or communicated without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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