Dancing with the Stars final gives Seven commanding share

Magician Consentino’s win in Seven’s grand finale of Dancing with the Stars brought nearly 1.4m metro viewers to the network, giving the network a commanding 30.9 per cent audience share leaving Nine with just 16 per cent and Ten and ABC1 just over 12 per cent.

The dancing competition topped the all people and people aged 25-54 demographics, according to OzTam overnight ratings.

Meanwhile Nine’s US sitcom with Rebel Wilson, Super Fun Night averaged 510,000 and Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals had 396,000 viewers on Channel Ten up against the dancing contest.

ABC1 was second in the time slot with 7.30, Foreign Correspondent and Keating, the third part of Kerry O’Brien’s interview with the former Prime Minister Paul Keating.
Ten’s best performer was NCIS, which had an audience of 667,000 at 8.30pm followed by Ten Eyewitness News with 608,000 at 5pm.

Nine ran the feature film 2012 in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane,which pulled in 306,000 at 8.30pm, and the romantic film Dear John in Adelaide and Perth in the timeslot, which did not crack the top 100.

The Dancing with the Stars final lifted Seven’s audience for Body of Proof, which averaged 651,000 from 10pm.

In the morning battle Sunrise on Seven had the strongest audience with 391,000 metro viewers while Today had 315,000 on Channel Nine.

Ten’s Wake Up averaged 24,000, with 12,000 viewers for the early portion, and Studio 10 35,000. Meanwhile Mornings on Channel Nine averaged 118,000 and The Morning Show on Seven had 169,000.

Tuesday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Dancing with the Stars Seven 1.384m
  2. Seven News Seven 1,085m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.058m
  4. Today Tonight Seven 1.027m
  5. Home and Away Seven 1.022m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 810,000
  7. ABC News ABC1 799,000
  8. Keating ABC1 772,000
  9. The Big Bang Theory Rpt 2 Nine 746,000
  10. NCIS Ten 667,000
  11. Body of Proof Seven 651,000
  12. 7.30 ABC1 631,000
  13. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 608,000
  14. Foreign Correspondent ABC1 601,000
  15. Hot Seat Nine 520,000

Tuesday’s share:

  • Seven 30.9%
  • Nine 16.0%
  • ABC1 12.7%
  • Ten 12.6%
  • 7TWO 4.7%
  • 7mate 3.5%
  • ELEVEN 3.5%
  • ABC2 3.2%
  • SBS ONE 3.1%
  • ONE 2.8%
  • GO! 2.4%
  • Gem 2.0%
  • ABC3 0.9%
  • ABC News 24 0.9%
  • SBS 2 0.6%
  • NITV 0.1%

Data OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. 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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