Seven’s Queen of the World premieres with 691,000 metro viewers on Tuesday night

The Australian premiere of British royal family documentary Queen of the World attracted 691,000 metro viewers in its 7:30pm time slot on Tuesday night, but was unable to beat out its competitors on Nine and Ten.

Nine’s The Block and Ten’s Australian Survivor attracted 960,000 and 732,000 viewers respectively, beating the documentary which gives viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of the royals.

Queen Elizabeth in The Queen of the World

It was also beaten by The Good Doctor, which aired on Seven directly after the documentary with 712,000 metro viewers.

The Block came top in key advertising demographics 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54. Ten’s Australian Survivor followed the home renovation show, falling into second place in each of the key demographics.

The most watched show of the night was Seven’s news program, with 971,000 metro viewers in the 6pm time slot. Nine’s news program proved the second most popular current affair show, with 867,000 metro viewers.

The battle for audience share was tight, with Seven’s main channel narrowly winning Tuesday with 20.8%, compared to Nine’s 20.4%.

Ten’s main channel achieved a 13.9% share of the audience, while ABC attracted 12.0%. SBS, which didn’t have a single show in the top 20, attracted 5.1%.

On a total network level, Seven also won the night with 29.4% share of the audience, compared to Nine’s 28.7%.

The most-watched multichannel program of the night was 7mate’s Outback Opal Hunters, with 175,000 metro viewers. 9GO!’s The Big Bang Theory came a close second with 172,000 metro viewers.


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