Ten tops the demographics, but Seven takes the win on Thursday night

TV audiences on Thursday night have handed Seven a total people win, but Ten put on the pressure in the key advertising demographics.

The Bachelorette, which saw the top three revealed ahead of next week’s finale, was the top with all three of the key demos – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – and brought in 696,000 metro viewers.

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Overall though, the most-watched program for the night was Seven News with 881,000 metro viewers and 1.37m nationally. Nine News brought in 793,000 metro and 1.04m nationally. The Bachelorette delivered 928,000 national viewers, making it the most-watched entertainment program.

Ten didn’t have as much success with Trial By Kyle which dropped again to 284,000 metro viewers from 292,000 last week and 363,000 for the premiere.

Nine’s evening offering of a back-to-back RBT brought in 422,000 and 370,000 metro viewers respectively. Seven’s Home and Away delivered 532,000 and God Friended Me brought in 233,000. The Good Doctor brought in 434,000.

In the breakfast battles, Today brought in 185,000 metro viewers and 274,000 nationally, and Sunrise delivered 287,000 metro and 473,000 nationally.

Ten’s coverage of the Melbourne Cup Carnival Oaks Day event brought in 203,000 for the race and 181,000 for the mounting yard coverage.

Ten was the most-watched with metro audiences 25-54 (21.0%) and 16-39 (26.0%), but Seven was the most-watched channel with total people, holding 18.3% and 30.2% as a network.

Nine held a share of 16.1% as a channel and 25.7% as a network, while Ten secured 15.5% and 21.4%. ABC held 10.2% and 15.6%.


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