Ten’s primetime shows see ratings turnaround

Network Ten’s NCIS continued to be the most-watched show among viewers for Tuesday nights, despite the airing of a repeat episode, while new episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles and Bondi Rescue saw both shows climb the ratings ladder.  

NCIS equalled its leading ratings position last week with over 1.5m viewers, according to preliminary overnight Oztam data in the main metro markets.

But arguably the bigger news for Ten last night was the rise in ratings for Bondi Rescue – which attracted its biggest audience in the year to date – and NCIS spin off NCIS: Los Angeles.

Both shows pushed past the one million viewer mark respectively during the official Easter break ratings off season.

By comparison last week, they were both below this each with over 900,000 viewers. They also managed to increase share among 16-39s and 18-49s compared to last week.

Even The Biggest Loser: Couples managed to increase share last night, with 937,000 viewers, up from 786,000 the previous Tuesday.

Meanwhile, The 7PM Report also bettered last Tuesday’s 686,000, last night notching up 756,000.

However, none of the Ten shows were able to beat Nine’s Top Gear which was the favourite among younger viewers.

Tuesday’s most-watched shows:

  1. NCIS RPT 1.509m
  2. Today Tonight 1.36m
  3. Top Gear 1.359m
  4. Seven News 1.324m
  5. NCIS: Los Angeles 1.3m
  6. Bondi Rescue 1.142m
  7. Nine News 1.141m
  8. A Current Affair 1.1m
  9. ABC News-EV 1.026m
  10. Home and Away 1.016m
  11. Two and a Half Men -RPT 1.01m
  12. The Biggest Loser 937,000
  13. Grey’s Anatomy 936,000
  14. Eye of the Leopard 860,000
  15. Ten News at Five 854,000

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