Paris terror raids help news top night while 638,000 tune for Celebrity Apprentice finale

The unfolding terror raids in Paris kept news top of the TV ratings last night, with ABC News 24 nearly doubling its audience share from last week.

Outside of news The Block was the most-watched show and topped the demographics, and alongside the finale of Celebrity Apprentice, which saw Sophie Monk named the winner, helped Nine secure a win for total audience share for the night.

Celebrity Apprentice

Monk’s victory was watched by 638,000 viewers, just below the 653,000 people who watched the finale of the show two years ago, but up on the 566,000 who watched the debut of this season.Seven also debuted a new show Aussie Barbecue Heroes which managed 682,000 at 7.30pm, but could not match The Block’s 922,000 in the same timeslot.

Nine News at 6pm was the most watched show of the night with 1.052m, pipping Seven at 6pm on 1.050m. Both held relatively steady with Nine’s 6.30pm bulletin getting 1.042m and Seven managing 1.009m.

On pay TV Gogglebox had 131,000 viewers to top the night nationally.

Top 15 shows:

1 NINE NEWS Network Nine 1,052,000

2 SEVEN NEWS Network Seven 1,050,000

3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network Nine 1,042,000

4 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network Seven 1,009,000

5 THE BLOCK -WED Network Nine 922,000

6 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network Nine 907,000

7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 834,000

8 HOME AND AWAY Network Seven 775,000

9 7.30-EV Network ABC 727,000

10 AUSSIE BARBECUE HEROES Network Seven 682,000

11 BLINDSPOT Network Seven 665,000

12 KITCHEN CABINET-EV Network ABC 640,000


14 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Network Seven 592,000

15 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 564,000

Audience share by channel:

Network 9 22.2%

Network 7 19.0%

Network ABC 12.4%

Network TEN 10.8%

Network GO! 5.6%

Network 7TWO 5.3%

Network SBS 4.6%

Network Gem 3.8%

Network 7mate 3.4%

Network ABC2 2.9%

Network ELEVEN 2.8%

Network ONE 2.7%

Network ABC News 24 2.4%

Network SBS 2 1.3%

Network ABC3 0.5%

Network NITV 0.1%

Total network share:

Network 9 TTL 31.6%

Network 7 TTL 27.8%

Network ABC TTL 18.3%

Network TEN TTL 16.3%

Network SBS TTL 6.0%


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