Ten’s Sunday Night Takeaway second episode sheds 93,000 viewers

Ten’s latest variety show Sunday Night Takeaway has shed 93,000 viewers since its first episode, attracting a metro audience of 290,000 viewers on its second outing.

Hosted by Chris Brown and Julia Morris, Sunday Night Takeaway debuted last Sunday at 7.30pm with 383,000 viewers.

According to OzTAM’s preliminary metro ratings, the program was up against Nine’s Married at First Sight, which attracted a metro audience of 1.451m viewers.

Ten’s Sunday Night Takeaway also went up against Seven’s reality cooking program My Kitchen Rules, which saw 716,000 metro viewers tune in.

As well as being the most watched program for Sunday TV, Married at First Sight also managed to top the key advertising demographics 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Meanwhile the ABC’s The Crown and Us: The Story of The Royals in Australia brought in 540,000 viewers.

Ten didn’t manage to crack the double digit mark in audience share, attracting just 7.6%.

Nine was the clear winner for Sunday TV with an overall audience share of 28.3%, while Seven came in second with a 17.7% share, followed by ABC’s 13.9%, Ten’s 7.6% and SBS’ 5.2% share.

In the news battle, Seven News’ audience of 935,000 beat Nine News’ 929,000 metro viewers.

At 11.30am until 6pm, Ten also aired the Supercars Championship.

The podium and winners ceremony saw 385,000 viewers tune in as the second race managed an audience of 347,000.


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