Nine wins Thursday night TV beating Seven for first time this week

Nine and Ten beat Seven for the first time this week with the absence of Seven’s popular reality cooking show My Kitchen Rules from the Thursday night line up.

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In overall audience share for Thursday night television Nine won the night and managed 19.2%, while Ten pulled 18.9% ahead of Seven’s 16.3%, ABC’s 11.6% and SBS’ 3.8%.

Despite Nine’s win, Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here at 7:30pm was the most watched non-news program for the evening seeing 871,000 viewers tune in despite being down from last week’s 910,000, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings.

The celebrity competition was also the most-watched program across key advertising demographics 18-49 and 25-54.

Airing at the same time, Nine’s RBT pulled 625,000, down from last week’s 645,000.

Seven’s My Kitchen Rules themed The Chase Australia special also aired at the same time averaging 516,000.

Nine’s news line-up saw Nine News at 6pm pull 852,000, behind Seven’s 893,000, while Nine News at 6:30pm averaged 833,000 compared to Seven News’ 884,000.

A Current Affair aired at 7:00pm on Nine and averaged 689,000, in front of 678,000 for Seven’s Home and Away and 523,000 for Ten’s The Project.

Gogglebox Australia was the second-most watched non-news program last night, beating the premiere episode with 752,000 compared to 725,000.

The show where viewers watch other viewers watch TV was the most-watched program in key advertising demographic 16-39.

Airing at 9:00pm and competing against Ten’s Gogglebox, Nine’s The Big Bang Theory managed 502,000.

Seven’s entertainment show Mighty Trains aired at 8:30pm and averaged 464,000 and was beaten by ABC’s Newton’s Law which managed 509,000.


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