No ratings revival for Cops LAC

Nine’s police drama Cops LAC has continued its fall down the ratings, dropping to 17th for the night with 712,000 viewers, its worst performance yet.

Rush, the Ten police drama it was scheduled against, was ninth for the night with 861,000.  

Also in the 8.30pm slot, the 90 minute series debut of The Amazing Race averaged 797,000, 12th for the night for Seven, according to preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam.

In a lacklustre night for all of the networks, not a single show rated more than 1m after 7pm. Nine’s holiday show Getaway rated 772,000 while the networks best performer was The Footy Show with 968,000.

Seven ran a split shcedule with The Matty Johns Show rating 433,000 in Sydney and Brisbane.

Thursday’s top rating TV shows:

  1. Seven News Seven 1.239m
  2. Today Tonight Seven 1.160m
  3. A Current Affair Nine 1.116m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.116m
  5. ABC News ABC 0.982m
  6. Bondi Vet Nine 0.970m
  7. The Footy Show Nine 0.968m
  8. Home and Away Seven 0.907m
  9. Rush Ten 0.861m
  10. The 7PM Project Ten 0.842m
  11. Recruits Ten 0.829m
  12. The Amazing Race Seven 0.797m
  13. Ten News Ten 0.788m
  14. Getaway Nine 0.772m
  15. Two and a Half Men Nine 0.754m

Thursday’s channel share:

  • Nine: 23.7%
  • Seven: 21.3%
  • Ten: 18.4%
  • ABC1: 12.7%
  • SBS1: 5.8%
  • GO!: 5.5%
  • 7TWO 3.3%
  • 7mate: 2.9%
  • ABC2: 2.4%
  • Gem: 1.3%
  • One: 0.9%
  • ABC News 24: 0.7%
  • ABC3: 0.6%
  • SBS2: 0.6%

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