Seven’s Tom & Ben’s Singapore Sling beats Ten’s Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club

sinagpore slingSeven’s TV special Tom & Ben’s Singapore Sling which saw Tom Williams and chef Ben O’Donoguhe have a 36 hour pit stop in Singapore as they return from a surfing trip, managed to attract 792,000 viewers but could not top two repeats of Nine’s The Big Bang Theory, preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam show.

However it did beat Ten’s Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club, which also airs from 7.30pm, which managed 531,000 metro viewers up from its debut audience of 293,000 metro viewers, as the networks wind down their schedules during the non-ratings period over Easter.

The Big Bang Theory won the timeslot with 945,000 viewers tuning in for the first episode at 7.30pm with the audience increasing to 959,000 for the second episode at 8pm, while the shows also topped the 25-54 demographic.

Nine News won the night with 1.254 million viewers tuning in for the first half of the hour broadcast at 6pm, with it dropping away slightly to 1.199 million at 6.30pm while Seven News attracted 1.058 million in its first half hour, dropping away to under a million at for the last half hour from 6.30pm.

Ten Eyewitness News, which airs an hour before Nine and Seven News at 5pm, attracted an audience of 673,000 while ABC News, which airs at 7pm, had an audience of 959,000.

Seven’s Home and Away was the most watched non-news program for the night, delivering the channel an audience of  970,000 and beating Nine’s A Current Affair which also aired at 7pm and had a total metro audience of 929,000.

Nine won the night with a share of 20.4 per cent, beating Seven’s share of 18.4 per cent.

NCIS at 8.30pm delivered an audience of 789,000 for Ten which managed an audience share of 14.8 per cent, beating ABC1’s share of 12.8 per cent.

Seven’s US mystery drama series Resurrection, which took a break last night, saw an extra 254,000 people watch the third episode on catch up services, boosting the episodes overall viewers to 1.638m. The show originally debuted to 1.9m viewers.

Tuesday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Nine News Nine 1.254m
  2. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.199m
  3. Seven News Seven 1.058m
  4. Seven News/Today Tonight Seven 993,000
  5. Home and Away Seven 970,000
  6. ABC News ABC1 959,000
  7. The Big Bang Theory RPT Ep2 Nine 959,000
  8. The Big Bang Theory RPT Nine 945,000
  9. A Current Affair Nine 929,000
  10. Tom & Ben’s Singapore Sling Seven 792,000
  11. NCIS Ten 789,000
  12. 7.30 ABC1 762,000
  13. Hot Seat Nine 718,000
  14. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 673,000
  15. NCIS: Los Angeles Ten 618,000

Tuesday’s share:

  • Nine 20.4%
  • Seven 18.4%
  • TEN 14.8%
  • ABC1 12.8%
  • SBS ONE 5.2%
  • 7TWO 5.0%
  • Gem 4.1%
  • ABC2 3.5%
  • 7mate 3.5%
  • GO! 3.4%
  • ELEVEN 3.4%
  • ONE 2.0%
  • ABC3 1.4%
  • ABC News 24 1.3%
  • SBS 2 0.8%
  • NITV 0.0% 

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. 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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