Gruen returns for season 11 with 754,000 metro viewers

Gruen has returned to screens for its 11th season with 754,000 metro viewers, a slight jump from 2018’s 734,000 but a significant drop from 2017’s 903,000. The final episode of the show’s 10th season delivered 688,000 metro viewers. 

The show was the second most-watched entertainment program, behind Nine’s The Block (963,000), and managed to snag the second spot in all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s.

Gruen is back for its 11th season on ABC

The Block took the title of most-watched program overall, beating Seven News (924,000) and Nine News (809,000), and topping all three of the key demos. In Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, the program was followed on Nine by The Footy Show – the return of the Grand Final AFL special, hosted by Eddie McGuire and Sam Newman and with Rebecca Maddern, Shane Crawford, Billy Brownless, Brendan Fevola and Doug Hawkins. It brought in 420,000 metro viewers across the three markets, mostly in Melbourne (328,000). Queen: Days of our Lives aired in Sydney and Brisbane to 203,000 metro viewers.

ABC also had success with Utopia (638,000) and Hard Quiz (630,000) both slipping into the top 10 programs for the night, followed by ABC News (608,000).

Ten’s most-watched show for the night was The Project with 444,000 metro viewers. The channel slipped to a low 8.5% audience share in the absence of The Masked Singer and The Bachelor, while Ten Bold held 4.9%, making it the most-watched multi-channel.

Nine won the night overall in audience share (26.0%), followed by Seven (16.6%) and ABC (13.6%). In the network audience share things were much the same – Nine held 33.4%, followed by Seven on 25.8%, ABC with 18.1% and Ten 15.8%.

Nine was the most-watched channel overall with metro audiences 25-54 (28.7%) and 16-39 (28.6%).


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