Ten’s Masterchef and Gogglebox dominates demographics while Seven wins night overall

Ten’s Masterchef continued its reign last night as the most popular non-news program, attracting 908,000 metro viewers at 7:30pm.

Gogglebox pulled a steady 582,000 metro viewers at 8:40pm, but followed Masterchef to be the second most popular program across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49, 25-54).

Masterchef continues as the highest-rating non-news program

Masterchef continues as the highest-rating non-news program

Gogglebox was out-rated by Seven’s special broadcast of the Queen’s 90th birthday celebration, which at 8:30pm drew a metro audience of 675,000.

Seven news at 6:00pm won the night again this week with a metro audience of 1.055m, while Nine News was close behind at 994,000, airing in the same time slot.

The ABC’s 7:30 program grabbed 582,000, while 8:00pm’s The Checkout: Best Before pulled in 650,000. Rake at 8:30pm drew 653,000.

Nine’s 7:30pm broadcast of Thursday night’s NRL match between South Sydney Rabbitohs and St George Illawarra Dragons was watched by 404,000 in Sydney and Brisbane.

In breakfast TV, Nine’s Today continued its lead, attracting 358,000 with Seven’s Sunrise following at 317,000.

Seven achieved the highest audience share overall with 20.3%, followed by Nine at 18.7%, Ten at 15.4%, ABC at 12.6%, and SBS at 5.6%.


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