Seven tops overall share, as The Chase Australia wins entertainment race

An episode of  Seven’s The Chase Australia took out the top spot in entertainment programming for Thursday, rounding out the Seven Network’s win in overall share.

The episode brought in 491,000 metro viewers for the network, but was closely followed by Ten’s MasterChef Australia, with 480,000 metro viewers.

Key advertising demos were divided last night, with Seven’s AFL: Thursday Nigh Football top the 16-39 demo, while the network also took out the 25-54 demo with Seven News. Nine News topped the 18-49 demo.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 16 June, Seven News topped the list with 1.456  million Total TV viewers, including 36,000 viewers on BVOD with an uplift of 3%. The program with the highest uplift was D.I Ray on SBS, with an uplift of 161%, viewed by a total of 387,000 national viewers.

Next in entertainment, ABC’s morning program Bluey scored 437,000 metro viewers, ahead on Nine’s Hot Seat, with 428,000 metro viewer, then Seven’s Thursday night AFL game with 409,000 metro viewers.

ABC’s Foreign Correspondent brought in 332,000 metro viewers for the public broadcaster, with Ten’s MasterChef Masterclass on 331,000 metro viewers.

Overall, Seven News topped programming with 881,000 metro viewers, followed by Seven News at 6.30 with 826,000 metro viewers. Nine News was next with 790,000 metro viewers, then Nine News 6:30 with 734,000 metro viewers. ABC News brought in 548,000 metro viewers and Nine’s A Current Affair had 502,000 metro viewers. ABC’s 7:30 followed with 430,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, Seven won the overall share for the evening with 32.3%, followed by Nine with 23.3%. Next was Ten, with 19.2%, and the ABC with a share of 16.2%.

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