Seven’s Anita Cobby news special pulls 1.1m as Super Bowl 50 draws 403,000 viewers

Anita CobbySeven’s news special on the murder of Anita Cobby performed well last night drawing 1.109m metropolitan viewers, despite being on after 9pm.

The strong performance came off the back of cooking reality show My Kitchen Rules, which built audience on last week pulling 1.675m, compared with 1.576m a week ago.

Nine’s Australia’s Got Talent also built week-on-week, drawing 851,000, up from 785,000, while I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here was down week-on-week with a metro audience of 735,000 but was still above the audience of 650,000 that it was pulling this time last year. 

Seven’s broadcast of the Superbowl 50 during the day also performed well with preliminary OzTAM Ratings showing the telecast on Seven’s main channel had an average metro audience of 403,000 viewers. 

While AGT lifted week on week Farmer Wants a Wife at 8.50pm was down in audience pulling 668,000 compared with 763,000 last week.

Over on the ABC, Australian Story look at the vanishing of Andrew Whitton while sailing drew 718,000 while Four Corners at 8.30pm drew 577,000 for its special on shark attacks.

In the news race Seven’s 6pm bulletin beat Nine with 1.033m to 1.001m while in the 6.30pm slot Nine built audience to 1.031m while Seven slipped to 1m.

In main channel audience share, Seven won the night with a 29.6 per cent share, Nine had 19.7 per cent, Ten had 11.8 per cent, and the ABC 12.8 per cent.


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