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Ten’s The Living Room climbs but can’t beat Seven’s Better Homes and Gardens

Ten’s The Living Room climbed 99,000 metro viewers from last week’s episode, but it wasn’t enough to knock Seven’s Better Homes and Gardens off the top spot as Friday’s most watched entertainment show.

The Living Room had 449,000 metro viewers last week, but this week it climbed to 548,000 – making it Ten’s top program once again, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary ratings.

Over on Nine was the third episode of Vet on the hill’s new series, which had 376,000 viewers across the five metro cities.

But it was news that dominated Friday night, with Seven defeating Nine in the 6pm battle.

Seven News captured 869,000 metro viewers, ahead of Nine’s 806,000.

ABC News achieved 597,000 metro viewers.

Ten stole the later time slot with The Graham Norton show collecting a metro audience of 545,000.

It beat Seven’s movie Captain America: The First Avenger, which had 404,000 metro viewers and Nine’s 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, which averaged 246,000 metro viewers.

Overall, Seven won the evening with an average audience share of 20.9%, comfortably ahead of Nine’s 15.4%.

ABC beat Ten with a share of 14.6% over Ten’s 10.3%, Meanwhile, SBS had a share of 6.9%.`

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