State of Affairs drops slightly on second outing as Gogglebox holds onto audience

State of AffairsThe second outing of Seven’s State of Affairs saw its audience slide slightly, posting a metro audience of 523,000 down from last week’s audience of 566,000.

That was enough to out-rate Ten’s Gogglebox which improved its ratings, grabbing a metro audience of 493,000 after dropping to 438,000 last week, according to overnight preliminary figures from OzTam. It was the third most watched shows across the 16-39 and 18-49 demographics.

Meanwhile, Seven’s My Kitchen Rules continues its winning streak in the 7.30pm timeslot, pulling a metro audience of 1.498m, up on last week’s audience of 1.373m. It easily out-rated Nine’s The Block spin-off Open House (562,000) and Ten’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (562,000) and it also was the most watched show across all the demographics. I’m a Celebrity was also simulcast on One.

Both Open House and I’m a Celebrity were out-rated by the ABC’s 7.30, which grabbed a metro audience of 706,000 as leadership tensions heated up again in Canberra.

Seven easily won the night with an audience share of 24.8 per cent, pulling further ahead of rival Nine which posted a share of 17.4 per cent. Ten claimed third place with a share of 13.4 per cent as the ABC managed a share of 11.2 per cent.

On Nine, Inside Story, airing from 8.40pm to 9.45pm, grabbed an audience of 556,000.

On the ABC, Outback ER in the 8pm timeslot was watched by 507,000.

In the news battleground, Nine News at 6pm won the night with an audience of 951,000, dropping to 932,000 at 5.30pm. Seven News at 6pm had 848,000 metro viewers, dropping to 811,000 at 6.30pm.

Top 15 Shows:

1 MY KITCHEN RULES-THU Network 7 1,498,000
2 NINE NEWS Network 9 951,000
3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 932,000
4 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 848,000
5 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 813,000
6 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 811,000
7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 791,000
8 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 766,000
9 7.30-EV Network ABC 706,000
10 OPEN HOUSE Network 9 562,000
12 HOT SEAT Network 9 562,000
13 INSIDE STORY Network 9 556,000
14 STATE OF AFFAIRS Network 7 523,000
15 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 517,000

Audience Share:

Network 7 24.8%
Network 9 17.4%
Network TEN 13.4%
Network ABC 11.2%
Network 7TWO 6.5%
Network GO! 5.1%
Network 7mate 4.3%
Network SBS ONE 4.1%
Network Gem 3.2%
Network ELEVEN 3.1%
Network ABC2 2.9%
Network ABC News 24 1.4%
Network ONE 1.1%
Network SBS 2 0.8%
Network ABC3 0.7%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 35.5%
Network 9 TTL 25.6%
Network TEN TTL 17.6%
Network ABC TTL 16.2%
Network SBS TTL 5.0%

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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