Seven’s First Dates trumps Nine’s new Kevin Can’t Wait

Seven’s First Dates beat Nine’s new US sitcom Kevin Can Wait in OzTAM’s overnight metro ratings.

Seven’s First Dates was once again the most watched non-news program across all demographics making it the sixth most watched program for the night.

First Dates

Nine’s Kevin Can Wait, which ran through Seven’s First Dates – which aired at 8:00pm – attracted 492,000 viewers. First Dates, airing at 7:30pm, drew 766,000 viewers, a slight drop compared with last week’s 803,000 according to OzTAM’s overnight metro ratings.

In the same time slot, Nine’s Big Bang Theory managed an audience of 700,000, which was down from last week’s 720,000.

First Dates UK which aired at 8:40pm on Seven attracted 577,000 viewers, topping Nine’s movie Grown Ups and Ten’s NCIS.

Seven won the evening in news, with 1.074m viewers at 6:00pm defeating Nine News which achieved 903,000 viewers.

ABC News at 7:00pm drew 800,000 viewers to top Nine’s A Current Affair which had an audience of 743,000 and Ten’s The Project which attracted 647,000.

Seven won the night in overall audience share at 20.2%, Nine at 16.6%, Ten at 13.3%, ABC at 11.7% and SBS at 5.0%.


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