Cougar Town ratings dips below one million, but still leads among younger viewers

Seven’s Cougar Town has continued its ratings fall, while overall the networks failed to impress viewers in the 8:30pm time slot.  

While Cougar Town manged a win in its time slot, it average viewers slipped below the one million mark to 916,000, according to preliminary overnight main metro ratings from OzTam.

The Courtney Cox fronted US show was however the most watched program among 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s.

At Nine, its Adults Only 20 To 01 managed only 692,000 viewers, with Ten’s So You Think You Can Dance, which aired between 8-9pm, rating ahead with 833,000.

However, Nine still won the overall day with Getaway, Nine News and The Mentalist making it in the top five most-watched list, albeit behind Seven News and Today Tonight.

Thursday’s channel share:

  • Nine: 26.1%
  • Seven: 24.6%
  • Ten: 19.9%
  • ABC1: 14.1%
  • GO!: 4.2%
  • SBS1: 4.0%
  • 7TWO 3.0%
  • ABC2: 1.7%
  • One: 1.1%
  • SBS2: 0.7%
  • ABC3: 0.6%

Thursday’s most-watched shows:

  1. Seven News Seven 1.270m
  2. Today Tonight Seven 1.163m
  3. Getaway Nine 1.109m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.032m
  5. The Mentalist Nine 1.108m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 1.014m
  7. ABC News ABC 0.975m
  8. Home and Away Seven 0.956m
  9. Two and a Half Men Nine 0.933m
  10. Cougar Town Seven 0.916m
  11. So You Think You Can Dance Ten 0.833m
  12. Ten News Ten 0.825m
  13. The Biggest Loser Ten 0.823m
  14. Law and Order: SVU Ten 0.812m
  15. Ghost Whisperer Seven 0.802m

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