Ten wins across key demos, but doesn’t beat Nine and Seven in overall TV ratings

Ten had a successful Thursday night with The Bachelorette Australia topping the key advertising demographics (16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s), but it was unable to beat Nine and Seven in the average audience shares.

The Bachelorette Australia attracted 809,000 metro viewers, helping Ten to reach an average audience share of 13.5%. Meanwhile, Nine’s share was 22.9% and Seven’s share was 17.6%.

ABC had a share of 8.5% while SBS’ share was 5.5%.

On Nine, the AFL Footy Show pulled in 432,000 metro viewers across Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. The NRL Footy Show, which aired in Sydney and Brisbane, had 285,000 metro viewers and did not make the top 20.

However Nine’s most watched non-news or current affairs program was World’s Funniest Videos Top 10 Countdown, which aired at 10pm and attracted 515,000 metro viewers.

Seven’s 7:30pm offering Cannonball did not run and will air at 10:45pm on Friday night.

It was replaced by Seven’s Make You Laugh Out Loud in Sydney and Brisbane, which averaged 238,000 metro viewers and Seven’s Footy’s Funniest, which had 278,000 metro viewers across Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

Not a single show hit the 1m metro viewer mark last night, but Seven News took the win with 922,000 metro viewers, beating Nine News’ 845,000 metro viewers at 6pm.

ABC News’ metro audience was 687,000.

Later in the night, competing against Nine’s Footy Show offerings, was Ten’s The Wrong Girl, which managed a metro audience of 361,000 metro viewers.

The Wrong Girl beat Seven’s The Front Bar, which failed to crack 300,000, at 299,000 metro viewers.


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