Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures ends short series with half a million viewers

The season finale of Ten’s revamped show, Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures, averaged just over 500,000 metro viewers.

After a highly anticipated return, half hour episodes of Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures began to air on Ten in early August.

Russell Coight finished with an average audience of just over 500,000

The spoof camping show, features Glenn Robbins as the hapless adventurer.

The show premiered with 881,000 metro viewers.

According to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary figures, the first half of Ten’s one hour finale special averaged 522,000 metro viewers. The second half, which ran from 8pm, achieved 516,000.

It did not appear to help Ten’s main channel share – 9.9% – for Sunday evening. Next week Ten will run movie Now You See Me: The Second Act, from 7:30pm.

Nine won the evening with a metro audience of 1.296m for The Block, ahead of Seven’s Little Big Shots, which managed 768,000 metro viewers in the same time slot. The Block also led the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – for the network.

The 6pm news battle was also won by Nine – at 1.191m metro viewers – ahead of Seven News’ 1.068m. Nine News was the most watched bulletin in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, while the Seven news bulletin pulled bigger audiences from Adelaide and Perth.  Nine News Sunday came in second across all advertising demographics.

Nine’s The Block and 60 Minutes both achieved series highs.

At 8pm, Seven’s Sunday Night pulled in 843,000 while Nine’s 60 Minutes, which ran from 8:30pm, achieved a metro audience of 896,000.

The ABC’s most watched program was its news bulletin, with 702,000 viewers.

Nine, Seven and the ABC all beat Ten’s share last night. Nine won the evening with a 27.8% main channel share ahead of Seven’s 20.3% and ABC’s 10.5%. SBS was the only channel behind Ten, on a 4.6% average share.

Total network share was also won by Nine, as it grew to 35.7%. Seven Network’s share was just over 30% as well – 30.1% – while ABC Network and Network Ten’s shares were 14.3% and 13.8%. SBS Network had a 6.1% audience share.


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