Home and Away most popular entertainment program on a quiet Tuesday night in TV

Seven’s long-running drama Home and Away took the title of most popular entertainment offering on Tuesday night after a quiet night in TV. 636,000 metro viewers tuned in to watch the show, making it the seventh most-watched property and putting it above all reality formats for the night.

Ten’s The Amazing Race brought in 608,000 metro viewers, Seven’s Bride and Prejudice delivered 605,000 and Nine’s Paramedics landed 379,000.

Home and Away was the entertainment program of choice on Tuesday night

In national viewers, Home and Away pushed just over 1m viewers, The Amazing Race Australia 787,000, Bride and Prejudice 919,000 and Paramedics 546,000.

The most-watched show overall was Seven News with 1.02m metro and 1.57m national viewers. Nine News delivered 875,000 and 1.18m and ABC News 741,000 and 1.05m.

Seven took an easy win for the night in total people audience share, holding 20.6% as a channel and 30.5% as a network. Nine held 15.5% and 25.8% and Ten 12.0% and 19.3%. ABC held 10.2% and 15.9%. The most-watched multi was 10 Bold with 4.6%.

The key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – chose The Amazing Race Australia, making it the top program in all three. In the 16-39s it was followed by One Born Every Minute Australia, in the 18-49s it was Bride and Prejudice and in the 25-54s it was Seven News.

Seven was the most-watched channel by metro audiences 25-54 overall (19.8% audience share), while Ten took top spot with 16-39s (21.3%).

In the 8.30pm slot, Nine’s Love Island Australia delivered 236,000 metro and 307,000 national viewers, Ten’s One Born Every Minute Australia brought in 334,000 and 484,000. Seven’s The Rookie, which aired at 9pm, delivered 364,000 and 617,000.

Seven’s morning program Sunrise brought in 329,000 metro viewers and 529,000 national. Nine’s Today, which is awaiting an overhaul of its lineup, brought in 209,000 and 312,000.


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