Seven wins back-to-back ratings weeks as Nine takes Sunday night

Seven has won its second TV ratings week of the year, and second in as many weeks, with strong performances of news and AFL coverage giving the network a 28.7% network share in Week 19 of ratings.

That was narrowly ahead of 28.0% for Nine in network share, though Channel 9 took out the primary share stakes with 19.8% ahead of Channel 7’s 19.5%. Nine also won the 25-54 demographic across the week.

Ten ended the week with a 19.1% network share, ahead of the ABC with 16.1% and SBS with 8.2%.

Across the week, Lego Masters was the top-rating entertainment program, dominating the key advertising demos, followed by the return of Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention?

The top-rating multi-channel for Week 19 was 7mate which took 3.8% ahead of 10 BOLD with 3.6%.

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Looking at Sunday night, Nine claimed a win off the back of Lego Masters bringing in 767,000 metro viewers. It was the #3 program overall and also took out all three key advertising demos.

Lego Masters was also #1 entertainment program of the night, still consistently rating ahead of Ten’s MasterChef Australia (567,000 metro viewers) and Big Brother (531,000 metro viewers).

Those two programs just beat Spicks And Specks on the ABC with 498,000 metro viewers. Meanwhile, Seven’s AFL: Sunday Afternoon Football brought in 407,000 metro viewers.

The top rating program overall was Seven News – Sunday with 1.027 million metro viewers, ahead of News News Sunday in 901,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned above, Nine’s network share of 31.8% was enough to win Sunday, placing it ahead of Seven on 27.2%, Ten on 20.0% and the ABC with 14.5%.

Sunday’s #1 multi-channel was 10 Bold with 4.2%.


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