Australian Survivor draws 712,000 metro viewers for second episode, tops key demographics

For its second episode out, Australian Survivor has dropped 95,000, falling to 712,000 from 807,000 for the premiere. But the show was still the most-watched entertainment program of the evening across the metro markets and topped all three of the key advertising demographics.

Survivor was the most-watched show by 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s. It’s also still pulling bigger numbers than it did in 2018, when the second episode was watched by 615,000 metro viewers.

The 2019 Australian Survivor tribes

Seven News was the most-watched program of the night overall, drawing in 976,000 metro viewers. Nine News brought in 909,000, and ABC News 611,000. Seven’s later news offering, The Latest: Seven News, drew 404,000 viewers.

After Survivor, Home and Away was the most-watched entertainment program. 569,000 metro viewers tuned in for the show, which put it just ahead of The Chase Australia on 561,000.

Seven’s AFL panel show, The Front Bar, brought in 446,000 metro viewers. Nine aired the NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the North Queensland Cowboys in Sydney and Brisbane to 322,000 metro viewers.

For metro audiences 25-54, Ten was the most-watched channel, holding a 19.4% audience share. The channel also took the top spot with 16-39-year-old metro audiences on a 24.3% share.

Seven was the most-watched channel overall though, sitting on a share of 19.2%, over Nine’s 17.5%, Ten’s 13.9% and ABC’s 9.5%. In the networks it was the same, Seven held 30.4%, Nine 24.2%, Ten 19.7% and ABC 14.7%. Ten Bold was the most-watched multi-channel with 3.7%.


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