News dominates Tuesday, Big Brother best of the rest

A quiet Tuesday night was dominated by news programming, which took out the top six programs in OzTAM’s overnight ratings. Seven News was the top-rating program taking 983,000 metro viewers.

The best performing non-news program was Seven’s Big Brother, which brought in 583,000 metro viewers for the network.

Image by Nigel Wright

Big Brother also won the three key advertising demographics.

Despite having the highest performing programs in both news and entertainment, Seven lost the night to Nine, which took a network share of 29.5%.

Seven meanwhile had 27.6%, ahead of Ten with 19.3% and ABC with 16.6%.

Making up the top five programs of the night were Seven News at 6.30 (946,000 metro viewers) Nine News (914,000 metro viewers) Nine News 6:30 (875,000 metro viewers) and A Current Affair (733,000 metro viewers).

In primetime, up against Big Brother was MasterChef on Ten with 561,000 metro viewers, while Nine’s offering of Queen-inspired movie Bohemian Rhapsody aired to 517,000 metro viewers at 7:30pm.

The #1 multi-channel on Tuesday was a 7Mate, which had a 3.6% single-channel share.


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