Nine’s Queen documentary tops Sunday entertainment

The second part of documentary, Queen: Days of our Lives, pulled in 691,000 metro viewers for Nine on Sunday evening, making it the most watched entertainment program.

Nine’s program, which ran from 8pm until 9:30pm, topped the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics, and comes around the same time as the premiere of new film based on the band, Bohemian Rhapsody.

Part two of the Queen documentary had more than 600,000 viewers

Last week, the first part of the documentary averaged just 327,000.

Nine ran 60 Minutes in the earlier time slot, which ran against Seven’s All Together Now. Seven captured a large audience – 684,000 metro viewers – over Nine’s 643,000. Seven’s All Together Now was up on last week’s audience of 660,000, and topped the 16-39 demographic.

Nationally, Seven’s All Together Now achieved more than 1m viewers, while Nine’s Queen: Days of Our Lives, grew to 985,000.

On Ten in the same time slot was The Sunday Project 7pm, with a metro audience of 326,000. Ten’s Game of Games, which ran from 7:30pm, managed just 229,000 metro viewers, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary figures.

However the night was dominated by news, with Seven News topping the OzTAM ratings on a metro audience of 903,000. Nine News’ 6pm bulletin captured 815,000 metro viewers, and ABC News Sunday pulled in 705,000.

According to subscription TV figures, the one day international between Australia and South Africa on Fox Cricket, achieved audiences of 326,000 and 277,000 for the respective sessions. Pre game coverage achieved 62,000 while Post Game captured 231,000.

Last week, the one day international pulled audiences of 277,000 and 133,000 in the respective sessions.

Nine won the evening with a main channel share of 21.6%, ahead of Seven’s 18% and ABC’s 11%. Ten’s share was just 8.8% while SBS pulled a 5% share. From a total network perspective, Nine Network grew to 31.8% share of audience, beating Seven Network’s 30.3%. ABC Network came i third with a 16.6% share, while Network Ten averaged a 13.7%. SBS Network achieved a 7.6% share.


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