Recipes to Riches benefits from non-ratings period against a gang of cop shows

recipe to riches 2As the non-ratings period program continues to get into full swing no shows broke the 1m viewer mark last night, with Home and Away the most popular non-news show pulling an audience of 850,000.

It was not enough for Seven to win the evening, with Nine claiming victory with an audience share of 18.4 per cent as Seven sat on a share of 16.2 per cent, just ahead of Ten’s share of 16 per cent. The ABC came in fourth place with a share of 14.1 per cent. However Seven won in the demographics with Home and Away the most popular show across all ages.

Ten’s Recipe to Riches benefitted from the quiet night, with its audience climbing to 549,000 after falling to 443,000 viewers last week. It was the second most watched show amongst the 16-39 and 18-49 demographics, however it was beaten in the 7.30pm timeslot by Nine’s repeat of RBT which was watched by 719,000, Seven’s Under the Hammer which had an audience of 617,000 and the ABC’s 7.30 which was watched by 683,000.

The ABC’s Kitchen Cabinet won the 8pm timeslot pulling an audience of 781,000 ahead of Nine’s Kalgoorlie Cops which was watched by 721,000.

Ten’s NCIS won the 8.30pm timeslot with an audience of 692,000, and was also Ten’s strongest performer of the evening, out-rating Nine’s repeat of The Big Bang Theory (576,000) and The ABC’s A Country Road: The Nationals (570,000).

In the news battleground Nine won the night with 970,000 viewers tuning in at 6pm and 964,000 from 6.30pm. Seven News at 6pm was watched by 912,000, growing to 930,000 at 6.30pm.

SBS grabbed an audience share of 5.4 per cent.

In the secondary channels, Nine’s GO! had the largest audience share of 5.3 per cent with an episode of The Big Bang Theory at 7pm its best performer with an audience of 331,000.

Nine’s Gem pulled a share of 4.5 per cent with Poirot grabbing an audience of 250,000.

7Mate had a share of 3.7 per cent just ahead of Ten’s One which had a share of 3.6 per cent.

Top 15 Shows

1 NINE NEWS Network 9 970,000
2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 964,000
3 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 930,000
4 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 912,000
5 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 850,000
6 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 800,000
7 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 797,000
8 KITCHEN CABINET-EV Network ABC 781,000
9 KALGOORLIE COPS Network 9 721,000
10 RBT -RPT Network 9 717,000
11 NCIS RPT Network TEN 692,000
12 7.30-EV Network ABC 683,000
13 UNDER THE HAMMER Network 7 617,000
14 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 579,000
15 THE BIG BANG THEORY -RPT Network 9 576,000

Audience Share

Network 9 18.4%
Network 7 16.2%
Network TEN 16.0%
Network ABC 14.1%
Network SBS ONE 5.4%
Network GO! 5.3%
Network Gem 4.5%
Network 7mate 3.7%
Network ONE 3.6%
Network 7TWO 3.5%
Network ELEVEN 3.1%
Network ABC2 2.8%
Network ABC3 1.3%
Network ABC News 24 1.0%
Network SBS 2 1.0%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share

Network 9 TTL 28.2%
Network 7 TTL 23.4%
Network TEN TTL 22.7%
Network ABC TTL 19.2%
Network SBS TTL 6.5% 4.7%

Ratings data is copyright OzTAM and may not be reproduced, published or communicated without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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