Nine’s Big Bang Theory a hit among younger viewers

US comedy The Big Bang Theory is proving to be a hit among younger viewers for the Nine Network, despite the broadcast of a repeat episode last night during the official off ratings Easter period.  

The program, which shares the same executive producer as Two and a Half Men – another hit show on Nine, led among 16-39s and 18-49s, according to preliminary overnight OzTam data in the main metro markets.

It’s taken over from Seven’s My Kitchen Rules following its finale last week. The cooking show proved popular among younger audiences in its Monday and Tuesday night time slots.

Meanwhile last night, Ten’s The Biggest Loser: Couples rated below The Big Bang Theory and Two and Half Men in both total people and the younger demographics.

In terms of total viewers, Seven News and Today Tonight led the night with 1.39 million and 1.333m respectively, followed by Nine’s Two and Half Men with 1.29 million.

Monday’s most-watched shows:

  1. Seven News Seven 1.39m
  2. Today tonight Seven 1.333m
  3. Two and a Half Men Nine 1.29m
  4. The Mentalist 1.236m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.217m
  6. Nine News Nine 1.189m
  7. The Big Bang Theory 1.17m
  8. ABC News ABC 1.1m
  9. Two and a Half Men 1.1m
  10. Australian Story ABC 1.048m

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