Beauty And The Geek storms to 1.4m

Seven’s Beauty And The Geek Australia had a strong ratings performance on Thursday in a night that saw no other entertainment show break the 1m mark.

Beauty And The Geek averaged 1.429m viewers, according to preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam.  

The ratings were up an extraordinary 500,000 on last week.

Meanwhile, Ten’s documentary series Keeping Up With The Joneses rated 997,000 while Rush delivered a poor 707,000, 17th for the night.

ABC1’s new legal drama Rake rated 666,000, well down on the 900,000 who tuned in for the first episode.

CSI struggled for Nine with 862,000.

Thursday’s top 15:

  1. Beauty and the Geek Seven 1.429m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.275m
  3. Today Tonight Seven 1.181m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.007m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.004m
  6. Keeping up with Joneses Ten 0.997m
  7. ABC News ABC 0.965m
  8. Home and Away Seven 0.954m
  9. Bondi Vet Ten 0.922m
  10. The Amazing Race Seven 0.904m
  11. How I Met Your Mother – Episode 1 Seven 0.894m
  12. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nine 0.862m
  13. Getaway Nine 0.840m
  14. Two and a Half Men Nine 0.788m
  15. Ten News Ten 0.754m

Thursday’s share:

  • Seven: 27.1%
  • Nine: 21.7%
  • Ten: 17.0%
  • ABC1: 13.3%
  • SBS1: 4.9%
  • GO!: 4.5%
  • 7mate: 2.5%
  • 7TWO 2.4%
  • Gem: 2.1%
  • ABC2: 1.9%
  • One: 0.8%
  • SBS2: 0.8%
  • ABC3: 0.5%
  • ABC News 24: 0.5%

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