Big Brother live evictions no match for The X Factor

big brother logoBig Brother’s first Tuesday live eviction show did not budge Seven’s ratings winner The X Factor last night.

Due to Nine’s broadcast of the NRL grand final, no live eviction happened on Sunday’s Big Brother, which took place on Tuesday night instead.

In the first head-to-head of the two shows’ live 7.30pm episodes, the singing competition won the night in total viewers and two of three key ad demographics.

While the X Factor rated 1.471m in total viewers, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam, Big Brother’s eviction show rated 1.056m and its daily show rated 1.027m. The figures are similar to last Sunday’s eviction show, which rated 1.013m, and 1.02m the Sunday before.

However the singing competition show, could not make it a clean sweep of the key advertising demographics, with Big Brother’s live eviction show taking top spot in 16-39, while The X Factor placed fourth for the night.

In 18-49 and 25-54, while The X Factor was top spot, Big Brother was third and fourth for its live eviction and Tuesday show, respectively.

Big Brother will continue its 90 minute episodes through tonight and tomorrow with an hour daily show and a half hour Big Brother Confidential, before returning to a half hour daily show on Friday.

Also airing at 7.30pm, ABC1’s 7.30 rated 707,000 while Ten’s I Will Survive rated 309,000, up slightly from 277,000 last week.

In the battle for breakfast, Sunrise beat Today by just 3,000 viewers, 331,000 to 328,000.

Tuesday’s top shows:

1. The X Factor Seven 1.471m
2. Seven News Seven 1.219m
3. The Big Bang Theory Nine 1.122m
4. Nine News Nine 1.059m
5. Winners and Losers Seven 1.058m
6. Big Brother – Live Eviction Nine 1.056m
7. ABC News ABC 1.034m
8. Big Brother Nine 1.027m
9. Home and Away Seven 1.025m
10. Today Tonight Seven 1.005m
11. A Current Affair Nine 0.976m
12. NCIS Ten 0.805m
13. 2 Broke Girls Nine 0.760m
14. 7:30 ABC 0.707m
15. Ten News Ten 0.682m

Tuesday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 25.6%
  2. Nine: 19.8%
  3. Ten: 12.9%
  4. ABC1: 12.2%
  5. SBS1: 4.3%
  6. 7TWO: 4.2%
  7. 7mate: 3.4%
  8. ABC2: 3.3%
  9. GO!: 3.0%
  10. Gem: 2.9%
  11. Eleven: 2.8%
  12. One: 2.6%
  13. SBS2: 1.2%
  14. ABC3: 1.1%
  15. ABC News 24: 0.7%


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