Ben Cousins delivers two nights running for Seven

Seven had another big night in the TV ratings thanks to the second part of its Ben Cousins documentary.

The programme rated 1.7m across the five metro markets, while panel discussions before and after that ran in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth also rated strongly.  

Meanwhile, Nine’s travel show Getaway fell below the 1m mark to 949,000, while Ten’s Rush struggled with 798,000, according to preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam.

Thursday’s ratings share:

  • Seven: 30.4%
  • Nine: 20.8%
  • Ten: 17.7%
  • ABC1: 13.6%
  • GO!: 5.3%
  • SBS1: 3.9%
  • 7TWO 3.4%
  • ABC2: 2.5%
  • One: 0.8%
  • ABC News 24: 0.6%
  • SBS2: 0.6%
  • ABC3: 0.5%

Thursday’s top TV shows:

  1. Such is Life: The Troubled Times of Ben Cousins Seven 1.744m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.377m
  3. Today Tonight Seven 1.341m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.191m
  5. ABC News ABC 1.142m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 1.138m
  7. Bondi Vet Ten 1.118m
  8. Recruits Ten 1.052m
  9. Such Is Life: Panel Discussion (Pre-Documentary) Seven 1.039m
  10. The 7:30 Report ABC 0.981m
  11. Home and Away Seven 0.963m
  12. Getaway Nine 0.949m
  13. Two and a Half Men Nine 0.912m
  14. How I Met Your Mother – Episode 2 Seven 0.869m
  15. The 7PM Project Ten 0.862m

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