Seven wins ratings week despite Nine’s Origin boost

Seven has won the ratings week despite Nine’s strong start from last Sunday’s State of Origin.

Seven finished the week with a five city metro all-people share of 19.7%, just ahead of Nine’s 19.3%. Ten was third with a share of 12.9%, ahead of the ABC’s 11.1%. And thanks to World Cup viewing, SBS performed better than usual, with a share of 7% for the week.

However, Nine won OzTam’s key advertising demographic of 25-54 with a share of 20.6% to Seven’s 19.5%.

And thanks to the big NRL game, which saw NSW win the State of Origin series, Nine also won all-people in the Eastern coast cities by 21.8% to 19.3% across the week.

The Sate of Origin match was also the most watched program of the week, with an average five-city audience of 2.122m, rising to a national audience of 3.179m including regional viewers.

The second most watched program of the week was the Sunday edition of Seven News. Seven’s most reliably performer across the week was House Rules.

National viewing | Source: Oztam

Ten’s best performer was Masterchef, which was 13th for the week.

After Nine’s win last Sunday, Seven won every night for the rest of the week in all-people, giving it the biggest margin of victory in an Origin week in seven years.

The table below, which excludes non commercial stations ABC and SBS, was prepared by Nine, based on OzTam data:


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