Ten’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here grows modestly while Downton Abbey gets huge time shift boost

I'm a Celebrity Last night’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here eviction of Andrew Daddo pulled 783,000 metro viewers to Ten in the 6.30pm timeslot, according to preliminary overnight figures from OzTam.

The eviction was up on last week when 756,000 metro viewers tuned in to see Lauren Brant kicked out of the jungle, wihile the rest of the show held the same audience of 660,000 metro viewers as last week for the simulcast episode across Ten, One and Eleven according to OzTam’s overnight preliminary figures.

The show was easily out-rated by rival reality franchises, with Nine’s The Block: Triple Threat at 7pm claiming a metro audience of 1.016m to be the most-watched non-news show of the week while Seven’s My France with Manu was watched by 798,000 metro viewers – down on last week’s audience of 945,000.

The second outing of Downton Abbey on Seven at 9pm saw its audience remain stable, with the UK drama series posting a metro audience of 774,000, a modest increase on last week’s audience of 772,000.

In time-shifted viewing last week’s episode boosted its audience by 33.8 per cent, with an extra 261,000 viewers taking its total audience to 1.033m.

It easily out-rated Nine’s movie Argo which pulled a metro audience of 367,000 at 9.10pm.

The slide in viewers saw Seven grab an audience share of 19.9 per cent as Nine grabbed the winning share of 20.1 per cent. Ten lagged behind with a share of 13.8 per cent and the ABC managed a share of 12.5 per cent.

However, when secondary channels are accounted for Seven won overall with a total share of 30.3 per cent ahead of Nine’s total share of 28.9 per cent. This was largely thanks to 7Mate grabbing a share of 6 per cent after The Bourne Ultimatum was watched by 270,000.

The V8 Supercars debuted on Fox Sports and Ten over the weekend with the Clipsal 500 race on Saturday grabbing 72,000 viewers for Race 1 and 75,000 viewers for Race 2 on Fox Sports while on Ten Race 2 was watched by 283,000.

On Sunday round one of the Clipsal 500 was watched by 487,000 on Ten.

Downton easily out-rated Nine’s movie Argo which pulled a metro audience of 367,000 at 9.10pm.

Ten’s pilot episode of American musical drama television series Empire in the 9pm timeslot grabbed a metro audience of 377,000.

Earlier in the evening, Ten’s Shark Tank was watched by 724,000 metro viewers, down slightly on last week’s audience of 739,000.

In the 8pm timeslot it was beaten by Seven’s Australia: The Story of Us, despite the show’s audience dropping to 838,000 from last week’s high of 945,000.

In news, Nine News won the night with a metro audience of 1.085m while Seven News was watched by 1.003m viewers.

In sport over the weekend, Australia’s defeat to New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup had a metro audience of 723,000 for session one before dropping to 632,000 metro viewers for session two on Nine. The same match had an audience of 249,000 viewers and 122,000 viewers on Fox Sports.

Also on Fox Sports, the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC grabbed an audience of 135,000 while the match between Perth and Brisbane was watched by 76,000.

The Super Rugby grabbed 84,000 viewers for the match between the Rebels and the Brumbies and the match between the Chiefs and the Crusaders was watched by 57,000.

Top 15 Shows:

1 NINE NEWS SUNDAY Network 9 1,085,000
2 THE BLOCK TRIPLE THREAT -SUN Network 9 1,016,000
3 SEVEN NEWS-SUN Network 7 1,003,000
4 AUSTRALIA: THE STORY OF US Network 7 838,000
5 ABC NEWS SUNDAY-EV Network ABC 821,000
6 MY FRANCE WITH MANU Network 7 798,000
8 DOWNTON ABBEY Network 7 774,000
9 LIFE ON THE REEF-EV Network ABC 726,000
10 SHARK TANK Network TEN 724,000
11 60 MINUTES Network 9 686,000
13 BROADCHURCH-EV Network ABC 635,000
14 TEN’S V8 SUPERCARS ROUND 1: CLIPSAL 500 D3 RACE Network TEN 487,000
15 NINE NEWS: FIRST AT FIVE Network 9 414,000 138,000 169,000 49,000 31,000 26,000

Audience Share:

Network 9 20.1%
Network 7 19.9%
Network TEN 13.8%
Network ABC 12.5%
Network SBS ONE 6.6%
Network 7mate 6.0%
Network GO! 5.2%
Network 7TWO 4.4%
Network Gem 3.6%
Network ABC2 2.0%
Network ELEVEN 2.0%
Network ABC News 24 1.3%
Network ONE 1.2%
Network SBS 2 0.8%
Network ABC3 0.5%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 30.3%
Network 9 TTL 28.9%
Network TEN TTL 17.0%
Network ABC TTL 16.3%
Network SBS TTL 7.6%

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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