Ten takes ratings dip, while Seven stays on top

Seven notched up a convincing win in the ratings race last night led by the same five programmes that took the top five the previous Sunday, while in contrast Ten took a ratings tumble.  

The Force was the most watched show with 1.6m viewers, followed by Border Security, Bones, Seven News and Sunday Night, according to preliminary OzTam figures.

The channel attracted a 29.8 per cent share, followed by Nine with 22.8 per cent. Ten had a 17 per cent share, which was down from the 19.1 per cent it recorded the previous Sunday.

Ten also saw ratings for its long-running Australian Idol franchise fall slightly to 0.890m compared to 0.942m in the previous week. Its digital channel One recorded a share of 1.3 per cent, which was also markedly lower than the 2.1 per cent it attracted the previous Sunday.

A week after launch, Seven’s digital channel 7Two saw a slight rise to 2.5 per cent, compared to its opening night share of 1.8 per cent. However, Nine’s rival offering Go remained in the lead with 4.1%.

Sunday channel share:

  • Seven: 29.8%
  • Nine: 22.8%
  • Ten: 17%
  • ABC1: 16.9%
  • SBS1: 5.1%
  • Go: 4.1%
  • 7Two: 2.5%
  • One: 1.3%
  • ABC2: 0.5%
  • SBS2: 0.2%

Sunday’s most watched shows:

  1. The Force – Seven 1.6m
  2. Border Security – Seven 1.5m
  3. Bones – Seven 1.4m
  4. Seven News – Seven 1.3m
  5. Sunday Night – Seven 1.2m
  6. Nine News – Nine 1.1m
  7. 60 Minutes – Nine 1m
  8. 20 to 1 – Nine 1m
  9. Movie: My House in Umbria – ABC 0.947m
  10. Castle – Seven 0.947m

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