Nine shades a close night in the TV ratings

Thursdays are becoming the closest night of the TV ratings week.  

Yesterday saw Nine take the chequered flag with a narrow victory over Seven. According to the preliminary OzTam data, Nine took a 28% share of peak time free to air viewing, while Seven’s slice was 27.3%. Ten took 21.8%, while the ABC was breathing down its neck with 18.1%. SBS was on 4.8%.

Last night’s viewing was dominated by news and current affairs shows.

Nine’s win means that Seven’s lead for the week has narrowed – a share of 28.6% compared to Nine’s 27.3%.

Top ten shows:

  1. Seven News – Seven 1.4m
  2. Today Tonight – Seven 1.3m
  3. Nine News – Nine 1.1m
  4. Law and Order: SVU – Ten 1.1m
  5. 20 to 1 – Nine 1.1m
  6. Getaway – Nine 1.1m
  7. Ghost Whisperer – Seven 1.1m
  8. Two and a Half Men – Nine 1m
  9. Grey’s Anatomy – Seven 1m
  10. Home and Away – Seven 1m

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