Clips of pets doing funny things beats Spelling Bee and Hotplate for third week for Seven

Seven’s third pet themed video compilation show Pets Make You Laugh Out Loud pulled in 943,000 metro viewers but it was not enough for Seven to clinch a third primetime win. pets make you laugh out loud

The show, which aired in the 7.30pm timeslot, was down on last week’s Dogs Make You Laugh Out Loud which saw 1.039m viewers tune in but it was up on the first episode Cats Make You Laugh Out Loud which grabbed 917,000 viewers.

It outrated The Hotplate on Nine at 7.30pm which had 815,000 viewers, while Ten’s The Great Australian Spelling Bee claimed third place for the timeslot with its lowest audience yet of 589,000 viewers, according to OzTam overnight metro ratings.

Pets Make You Laugh Out Loud also won across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54). In time-shifted viewing Dogs Make You Laugh Out Loud picked up an extra 70,000 viewers to take its total audience to 1.109m.

However it wasn’t enough for Seven to win the night, with the channel claiming second place with an audience share of 18.8 per cent, behind Nine’s share of 20 per cent. Ten managed third place with a share of 13.7 per cent while the ABC settled for a share of 11.6 per cent.

In the 8.30pm timeslot, Seven’s Winners and Losers remained relatively steady with 661,000 metro viewers, down from last week’s 664,000 but it was beaten by the ABC’s Kevin McCloud’s Escape to the Wild which pulled in 692,000 metro viewers.

In the news battleground, Nine won the night with a 6pm audience of 1.124m, slipping to 1.093m from 6.30pm, while Seven News at 6pm grabbed 1.02m, sliding to 986,000 from 6.30pm.

Top 15 Shows:

1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,124,000
2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,093,000
3 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 1,053,000
4 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 1,020,000
5 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 986,000
6 PETS MAKE YOU LAUGH OUT LOUD Network 7 943,000
7 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 855,000
8 THE HOTPLATE -TUE Network 9 815,000
9 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 782,000
11 WINNERS & LOSERS Network 7 661,000
12 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 616,000
13 7.30-EV Network ABC 612,000
14 HOT SEAT Network 9 608,000
15 THE TRUTH ABOUT PAIN RELIEF Network 9 596,000

Audience Share:

Network 9 20.0%
Network 7 18.8%
Network TEN 13.7%
Network ABC 11.6%
Network SBS ONE 5.4%
Network 7TWO 4.9%
Network GO! 4.9%
Network 7mate 4.5%
Network Gem 4.1%
Network ELEVEN 3.3%
Network ONE 3.0%
Network ABC2 2.9%
Network ABC News 24 1.4%
Network SBS 2 1.0%
Network ABC3 0.5%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 9 TTL 29.0%
Network 7 TTL 28.1%
Network TEN TTL 20.0%
Network ABC TTL 16.5%
Network SBS TTL 6.4%

Data OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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