Dancing with the Stars wins for Seven but Big Brother is favourite for 25-54s

Channel Seven’s Dancing With The Stars swept the stage for a second week running, averaging 1.24m viewers for the two hour show.

Meanwhile, in people 25-54, Channel Nine’s Big Brother was top despite being down in ninth for the night in all peoplewith 870,000 viewers according to preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam.

Channel Ten’s Woolworths backed food marketing show Recipe To Riches, featuring Droga5’s creative chairman David Nobay, was  fourth in the 7.30pm timeslot with 524,000 total viewers making it 17th for the night. However Recipe to Riches was 11th in people 25-54, Ten’s target demographic.

Ten’s US series Sleepy Hollow was also fourth in its timeslot at 8.30pm. The drama series about Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman in a modern setting was 20th for the night with 459,000 viewers, and 13th in people 25-54 .

Channel Nine’s Big School, a British comedy written by Little Britain’s David Walliams, was third in the 8.30pm timeslot with 581,000 viewers. The show was narrowly beaten by ABC1’s repeat episode of David Attenborough’s series First Life, which had 598,000 total viewers and was 14th for the night.

However Big School was eighth in people 25-54.

In the morning battle Seven’s Sunrise had 362,000 viewers beating Channel Nine’s Today, which had 318,000 across the five cities.

However Channel Nine’s 5.30pm game show Hot Seat had 645,000 viewers, well ahead of the 459,000 viewers for Million Dollar Minute on Channel Seven.

Seven won the night with 27.4 per cent of the audience share, while Nine had 19 per cent. And Ten was third for the night with a 12 per cent share of the audience over ABC1’s 11.7 per cent.

Tuesday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Dancing With The Stars Seven 1.24m
  2. Nine News Nine 1.214m
  3. Seven News Seven 1.093m
  4. A Current Affair Nine 1.027m
  5. Body of Proof Seven 976,000
  6. Home and Away Seven 944,000
  7. ABC News ABC1 917,000
  8. Today Tonight Seven 905,000
  9. Big Brother Nine 870,000
  10. 7.30 ABC1 723,000
  11. Hot Seat Nine 645,000
  12. ABC News ABC1 604,000
  13. Foreign Correspondent ABC1 598,000
  14. David Attenborough’s First Life (Repeat) ABC1 598,000
  15. Big School Nine 581,000

Tuesday’s share:

  • Seven 27.4%
  • Nine 19.0%
  • Ten12.0%
  • ABC1 11.7%
  • 7TWO 4.6%
  • SBS ONE 4.4%
  • ELEVEN 4.1%
  • GO! 3.3%
  • ABC2 2.9%
  • 7mate 2.7%
  • Gem 2.7%
  • ONE 2.2%
  • ABC3 1.0%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • SBS 2 0.9%
  • 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.

Megan Reynolds


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