Seven’s Bringing Sexy Back boosts audience on second outing, Nine wins night with The Block

Bringing Sexy BackSeven’s episode of self-improvement makeover show Bringing Sexy Back fronted by Sunrise host Samantha Arymtage boosted its audience in its second outing, attracting 734,000 at 7.30pm compared to last week’s audience of 654,000.

It wasn’t enough to beat Nine’s The Block Glasshouse which won the night with an audience of 1.192m, according to the OzTam overnight metro ratings. The Block was the most watched show across all demographics.

With the help of Nine News winning the news battleground, Nine won the night with an audience share of 21.2 per cent. Nine News at 6pm drew an audience of 1.36m, with the second half maintaining an audience of 1.09m. Seven News managed to attract 10.61m in its first half hour, with 1.035m sticking around for the second half or Today Tonight.

Home and Away was Seven’s most popular entertainment show of the night, with an audience of 922,000. Winners & Losers, which aired at 8.45pm after Bringing Sexy Back, had an audience of 782,000 and helped Seven to a share of 19.5 per cent. Last week’s episode of Winners & Losers was watched by an extra 177,000 viewers, taking its total audience to 902,000.

Winners & Losers beat Nine’s offering of To Catch a Smuggler which drew an audience of 613,000 in its second week.

Ten’s Save with Jamie, which went head-to-head with Nine’s The Block and Seven’s Bringing Sexy Back, boosted its audience following a week’s break due to Ten’s tribute Robin Williams movie Mrs Doutbfire last week. The show had an audience of 451,000 metro viewers, up slightly on its debut audience of 441,000.

The Project was the most watched show for Ten, with 488,000 metro viewers tuning in for Rove’s second night as host at 6.30pm, with the audience climbing to 643,000 at 7pm.

Ten managed an audience share of 10.6 per cent however it wasn’t enough to beat the ABC which had a share of 11.1 per cent. Brisbane and Perth were the exceptions, with Ten managing an audience share of 10.5 per cent compared to ABC’s 10 per cent in Brisbane and a share of 13.2 per cent in Perth compared to ABC’s share of 9.6 per cent.

ABC News, airing at 7pm, was the ABC’s most watched program with an audience of 741,000 followed by 7.30 which drew 647,000. Foreign Correspondent at 8pm had an audience of 575,000.

Top 15 shows:

  1. The Block Glasshouse Nine 1.192m
  2. Nine News Nine 1.136m
  3. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.090m
  4. Seven News Seven 1.061m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.046m
  6. Seven News/Today Tonight Seven 1.035m
  7. Home and Away Seven 922,000
  8. Winners & Losers Seven 782,000
  9. ABC News ABC1 741,000
  10. Bringing Sexy Back Seven 734,000
  11. 7.30 ABC1 647,000
  12. The Project 7PM Ten 643,000
  13. Hot Seat Nine 638,000
  14. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 614,000
  15. To Catch a Smuggler Nine 613,000

Tuesday’s share:

  • Nine 21.2%
  • Seven 19.5%
  • ABC1 11.1%
  • TEN 10.6%
  • SBS ONE 5.5%
  • Gem 5.5%
  • 7TWO 5.5%
  • GO! 5.4%
  •  7mate 4.4%
  • ONE 3.4
  • ELEVEN 2.8%
  • ABC2 2.6%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • ABC3 0.8%
  • SBS 2 0.6%
  • NITV 0.1%

Data copyright of OzTAM Pty Limited 2014. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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