Australian Ninja Warrior helps Nine win Tuesday night

Australian Ninja Warrior had a metro audience of 837,000 on Tuesday night, well ahead of Bachelor in Paradise on Ten (521,000) and America’s Got Talent, which went to air on Seven to 311,000 metro viewers.

Ninja also won the key advertising demographics of those aged 18 to 49 and 25 to 54, however Ten’s Paradise was number one with the younger 16 to 39s.

With the addition of regional viewers, Ninja had 1.180m, while Paradise climbed to 691,000 and Talent on Seven had 482,000.

It was Seven News, however, which topped both the metro and regional charts overall. It had a metro audience of 1.189m, ahead of Nine News’ 1.107m, and a total audience of 1.811m to Nine’s 1.426m.

Nine snuck ahead by 7pm though, with A Current Affair bringing in 728,000 metro viewers and 1.049m combined. Home and Away on Seven had 600,000 in the cities and 968,000 in total, while the 7pm segment of Ten’s The Project had 564,000 and 787,000.

In breakfast, Seven’s Sunrise had a metro audience of 269,000 to Nine’s Today’s 220,000. With the addition of regional figures, Sunrise climbed to 479,000, and Today to 308,000.

Overall, Nine was victorious with a 22.8% primary channel share and 31.5% as a network. Seven was second on 15.5% for its primary channel and 24.1% for the network. ABC was third with 14.2% and 18.6%, ahead of Ten’s 11.2% and 17.3%. SBS totalled 5.1% and 8.5%.


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