Seven Year Switch finale draws 903,000, out-rating launch of Nine’s Britain’s Got Talent

seven year switchThe finale of Seven’s controversial dating show Seven Year Switch was watched by 903,000 metro viewers from 8:45pm last night.

The finale was up on the show’s launch, which drew 858,000 metro viewers.

It out-rated the launch of Britain’s Got Talent on Nine which last night saw 708,000 metro viewers tune in at 8:30pm.

Both shows beat Ten’s NCIS, which aired in the 8:30pm time slot and had a metro audience of 661,000.

Seven Year Switch was the most-watched program amongst 16-39 year old viewers while Masterchef was the popular choice amongst 18-49 and 25-54 year olds.

Ten’s cooking reality show drew 1.033m metro viewers from 7:30pm last night, up on last week’s audience of 1.029m.

It out-rated Seven’s House Rules which had an audience of 825,000, while Nine’s The Big Bang Theory pulled in 746,000 at 7:30pm and a second episode at 8:00pm was watched by 669,000.

Seven won the night with an audience share of 20.4% ahead of Nine’s share of 18.6%. Ten wasn’t too far behind with a share of 17.8% while the ABC settled for a share of 11.9%.

In the news stakes, Seven News at 6:00pm had 1.097m metro viewers, slipping to 1.054m from 6:30pm. Nine News at 6:00pm was watched by 1.064m, sliding to 992,000 from 6:30pm.

On the ABC, 7.30 had an audience of 620,000 and Catalyst (8:00pm) pulled in 573,000.


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