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Repeat episode of Nine’s True Story has bigger overnight audience than Seven’s prime-time offering, Take Me Out

A 9:15pm repeat episode of Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy had a larger audience than Seven’s prime-time 7:30pm program, Take Me Out.

OzTAM’s preliminary overnight figures show Take Me Out averaged 504,000 metro viewers, a stagnant result from last Tuesday.

However, the show was not only beaten by Ten’s Australian Survivor, which had a metro audience of 664,000, and Nine’s The Block, with 987,000, but also was beaten by two later time slot episodes of Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy.

The new episode, which ran from 8:40pm, had a metro audience of 640,000, while a repeat episode, at 9:15pm, pulled in 508,000 metro viewers.

800 Words, which aired later on Seven, pulled 479,000.

All key advertising demographics were led by Nine’s The Block, followed by Ten’s Australian Survivor.

Outside of news, Seven’s best-rating show was Home and Away, with 642,000 metro viewers at 7pm. The channel also won the 6pm news battle with 937,000 metro viewers over Nine news’ 860,000.

Overall, Nine won the evening with a main channel share of 22.1% and a network share of 31.3%. Seven came in second with a 17.3% share and a network share of 26.3%. Ten’s share was 13%, ABC had an 11.1% and SBS’ share was 5.6%.

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