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I Will Survive ratings slump to 281,000

Not looking good: ratings for I Will Survive

Ratings for Ten’s  reality show I Will Survive took a tumble last night, down from 338,000 last week to just 281,000 last night.

The show was hammered in its 7.30pm time slot by Seven’s song contest The X Factor, which won the night with 1.502m, and Big Brother on Nine, which fell just short of the million mark.

The show ranked 36th for the night, with a smaller audience than Rosemary & Thyme on digital channel 7TWO.

Ratings for Ten’s teen drama Puberty Blues also took a knock, the show pulling in an audience of 673,000 – down from 728,000 last week.

The show ranked 14th for the night, but did well in the key advertising demographics, winning its time slot among viewers aged 16-39.

It aired for an hour from 8.30pm, and was beaten in its time slot by The Farmer Wants a Wife on Nine, which rated with 775,000, and Criminal Minds on Seven, which pulled in 868,000.

Puberty Blues was Ten’s most watched show of the night, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam.

Ad show Gruen Planet rated with 939,000 for ABC1.

In the battle for the breakfast viewer it was close between Nine’s Today and Seven’s Sunrise, with the latter winning by 16,000 viewers, with 351,000. Ten’s Breakfast rated 34,000.

Wednesday’s top 15 shows:

1. The X Factor Seven 1.502m
2. Seven News Seven 1.210m
3. Nine News Nine 1.094m
4. ABC News ABC 1.049m
5. Today Tonight Seven 1.012m
6. Big Brother Nine 0.951m
7. Home and Away Seven 0.943m
8. Gruen Planet ABC 0.939m
9. A Current Affair Nine 0.936m
10. Criminal Minds Seven 0.868m
11. 7:30 ABC 0.806m
12. The Farmer Wants a Wife Nine 0.775m
13. QI ABC 0.724m
14. Puberty Blues Ten 0.673m
15. Ten News Ten 0.658m

Wednesday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 24.1%
  2. Nine: 19.8%
  3. ABC1: 13.7%
  4. Ten: 9.5%
  5. 7TWO: 5.3%
  6. SBS1: 5.2%
  7. GO!: 4.3%
  8. 7mate: 3.9%
  9. Eleven: 3.9%
  10. ABC2: 2.8%
  11. One: 2.5%
  12. Gem: 2.2%
  13. ABC News 24: 1.1%
  14. ABC3: 0.9%
  15. SBS2: 0.7%
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