Packed to the Rafters final episode delivers Seven 2m viewers

Seven had a ratings high last night thanks to the final episode of Packed to the Rafters attracting over 2 million viewers.  

The channel improved its lead on its rivals compared to the same night last week, with a 32.7 per cent share, according to preliminary OzTam figures. Last week, it attracted a 30.3 per cent share.

Packed to the Rafters, which was the most watched regular programme for 2008, attracted an average of 1.9m viewers in its first series.

Other high-rating Seven programmes last night were Unlikely Animal Friends, which was aired in the 7:30pm time slot before Packed to the Rafters, and Seven News.

Meanwhile, Ten’s Celebrity MasterChef, which is usually broadcast on Wednesday nights, brought in 1.08m viewers. Two episodes of the show are being aired this week, with tonight being the final. On Wednesday of last week, it attracted 1.064m viewers.

Tuesday’s channel share:

  • Seven: 32.7%
  • Nine: 23.1%
  • Ten: 21.4%
  • ABC1: 12.3%
  • SBS1: 3.7%
  • Go: 2.4%
  • 7Two: 1.9%
  • ABC2: 1.4%
  • One: 0.6%
  • SBS2: 0.4%

Tuesday’s top shows:

  1. Packed to the Rafters – Seven 2m
  2. Unlikely Animal Friends – Seven 1.4m
  3. Seven News – Seven 1.3m
  4. Two and a Half Men – Nine 1.1m
  5. NCIS – Ten 1.1m
  6. Today Tonight – Seven 1.1m
  7. Celebrity Masterchef – Ten 1m
  8. Home and Away – Seven 1m
  9. A Current Affair – Nine 1m
  10. Private Practice – 9:30pm – Seven 1m
  11. Nine News – Nine 0.995m
  12. 50 to 1 – Nine 0.983m
  13. ABC News – ABC 0.976m
  14. Lie to Me – Ten 0.974m
  15. Ten News – Ten 0.741m

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