Nine wins the weekly main channel battle while Seven overtakes across total network

Nine’s main channel has pipped Seven’s to the post for the week, achieving a 19.4% share compared to Seven’s 19.2%, according to OzTam’s preliminary overnight data.

However once the multichannels were added into the equation, Seven overtook Nine with a 30% total network share compared to Nine’s 27.6%.

Seven’s Sunday night news show was the most watched show of the week, with 1.251m metro viewers.

Nine’s Sunday episode of The Block was the second most watched show of the week, pulling in 1.190m viewers across the five metro cities. The broadcaster’s Sunday night news show wasn’t far behind, with 1.014m metro viewers.

The Block was the most watched show in the 25-54 and grocery shopper plus child demographics.

Excluding news shows, Little Big Shots was Seven’s second largest show of the week, with 878,000 viewers.

The Bachelor provided Ten with its only two entrants into the weekly top 20, with the show’s premiere providing 940,000 metro viewers. The next episode, which aired on Thursday, pulled in 822,000 viewers.

The reality show was the most watched program in the 16-39 demographic.

Ten’s weekly main channel share was 12.0%, which was boosted to 17.5% when multichannels were included.

ABC’s showing of crime drama Jack Irish, featuring Guy Pearce, pulled in 728,000 metro viewers and was the network’s most watched show of the week.

The public broadcaster’s Sunday night news show was its second most popular of the week, pulling in 700,000 viewers.

ABC beat Ten in main channel share, with 12.4%, while its total network share was 17.2%.

SBS managed to attract 5.6% of the audience to its main channel, and 7.7% across its total network.

The tables and graphs below are provided by Nine and sourced from OzTAM data. They only include information on the commercial free-to-air networks Nine, Seven and Ten, and exclude SBS and ABC.


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