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Nine cruises to weekly win thanks to State of Origin, Ninja and The Voice

A hat trick of hits for Nine has taken the network to an easy weekly ratings win.

Wednesday night’s State of Origin decider brought in an average metro audience of just over 2m for Nine, while The Voice grand final and launch episode of Australian Ninja Warrior both rated more than 1m.

Nine finished the ratings week with a primary total people audience share of 23.8%, ahead of Seven’s 19.5% and Ten’s 10.2%, The ABC was fourth with 9.6%.

Nine’s most dominant day was Wednesday, with a free-to-air share of 36.7%. Thanks to AFL, Seven was strongest on Friday when it pulled in a share of 25.1%.

Nine also won the week in all of the key advertising demographics, including 16-39 and 25-54.

Nine also won the multichannel battle, with Nine, Go, Gem and 9Life pulling in a share of 32.5%.

Seven, 7Two, 7Mate, 7Flix and 7Food pulled in 29.9%.

Ten, 10Bold and 10Peach got a share of 15.7%.

The battle for which network will be most watched in 2019 remains incredibly close, with Seven just a fraction in front of Nine. For the year to date, Seven has an average network share of 29.9%, just 0.1 points ahead of Seven’s 29.8% share.  The ABC is currently ahead of Ten by 16.7% to 16.3%.

The charts below are prepared by Nine, based on OzTam data. The shares do not include non-commercial networks SBS and ABC:

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