Ten’s Great Australian Spelling Bee slides below 400,000 as Nine’s Love Child heads to season finale

Ten’s Great Australian Spelling Bee has seen its audience drop to 365,000 metro viewers at 6:30pm, down from last week’s audience of 484,000.


Ten struggled to pull in audiences last night, with its best performing show the broadcast of kids movie How To Train Your Dragon 2, which at 7:30pm was watched by 436,000.

Ten managed a share of 10.4% last night, behind the ABC’s share of 10.7%. Nine won the night with a share of 20% while Seven came in second with a share of 19.4%.

Nine’s local drama Love Child pulled in 710,000 metro viewers at 8:00pm last night as the show heads into its season finale, which airs tonight.

Nine aired the episode last night in an effort for the show to be wrapped up prior to the launch of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Love Child was out-rated by Seven’s Border Security – Australia’s Front Line which was watched by 780,000 at the same time.

60 Minutes grabbed 1.075m metro viewers at 7:00pm, out-rating Seven’s Sunday Night, which was watched by 804,000.

Seven News was the most-watched program of the evening with a metro audience of 1.210m while Nine News grabbed 1.168m.

SBS’ Pauline Hanson: Please Explain! pulled in 405,000 metro viewers at 8:35pm.


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