Seven narrowly beats Nine to weekly ratings win

Seven has managed to finish the week with the highest overall audience share, narrowly beating Nine by just 0.3 percentage points.

According to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro data, Seven won the week against its free-to-air rivals with an overall audience share of 19% just ahead of Nine’s 18.7% audience share.

Seven has triumphed over Seven in the weekly ratings battle

Meanwhile, Ten finished the week with a 12.8% audience share beating ABC’s 12.4% and SBS’ 6.2%.

In total network share Seven still managed to win the week with a 29.4% share topping Nine Network’s 27.3%, Ten Network’s 17.9%, ABC’s 16.8% and SBS’ 8.6% share.

For the key advertising demographics Seven and Nine both saw a 19.1% audience share in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics, however, Seven managed to beat Nine in the 16-39 demographic with an 18.5% share compared to Nine’s 18.1%.

For the 16-54 demographic Nine topped Seven with a 19.5% share ahead of Seven’s 19.3%. The Grocery Shopper with Child group saw Seven win with an 18.8% share while Nine managed a close second with an 18.1% share.

Ten’s shares were 16.2% for the 25-54 group, 18.1% (16-39), 17.1% (18-49), 16.2% (16-54) and 12.8% for the Grocery Shopper with Child group.

Seven managed to win the week with the help of its reality renovation program House Rules and flagship news program Seven News despite the underwhelming premiere of its new dating program The Single Wives.

The channel received a big boost came from its weekend programming, achieving a Friday share of 21.7% ahead of Nine’s 17.3% and Ten’s 10.2%. On Saturday night, Seven achieved a 23% share, with closest rival Nine on 13.7%.

The tables and graphs below are provided by Nine and sourced from OzTAM data. They only include information on the commercial free-to-air networks Nine, Seven and Ten, and exclude SBS and ABC.


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