Honours even in TV ratings as Nine is attacked for “Friday night filth”

Honours were almost even in last night’s TV ratings with Seven and Ten neck-and-neck and Nine just ahead of them, meaning that Ten enters the weekend with a narrow – and rare – ratings lead for the week.  

Last night saw Nine take a 27.4% peak share, with Seven and Ten both on 25.2% , according to preliminary OzTam TV ratings. The ABC was on 17.2% and SBS 5%.

With two nights of the TV ratings week remaining, Ten has a share of 26.8%, followed by Seven with 26.4 and Nine with 25.8%.

Meanwhile, Nine’s sports scheduling is under attack in Sydney’s Daily Telegraph today. The newspaper reports that the midnight broadcast of the Melbourne-Manly NRL Grand Final rematch means that when families replay it in the morning it will be “strewn with erotic advertisements for the sex industry“.

Thursday’s top ten shows:

  1. Today Tonight Seven 1.5m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.4m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.2m
  4. Law and Order: SVU Ten 1.2m
  5. Home and Away Seven 1.2m
  6. Bondi Vet Ten 1.1m
  7. 20 to 1 Nine 1.1m
  8. Two and a Half Men Nine 1.1m
  9. Getaway Nine 1.1m
  10. ABC News ABC 1.1m

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