Ten’s winning streak continues with cricket domination

Ten has secured its third consecutive win this week, managing an overall audience share of 19.6% as cricket fans continue to tune in.


An average metro audience of 871,000 tuned into watch Brisbane Heat’s 27-run loss to the Perth Scorchers. The Big Bash was also the most-watched program across the key advertising demographics 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54 in the main five metro cities. Brisbane felt some serious heat throughout the match with captain Brendon McCullum now facing a one-match suspension as punishment for his team exceeding the 90-minute rule during their bowling innings.

Ten also had 542,000 viewers tuning in to watch The Project, while 433,000 watched Ten Eyewitness News – ahead of Ten’s family-friendly show , Family Feud – which managed 393,000.

Nine secured an average share of 15.9% with Nine News being the most watched program for the evening seeing an average of 958,000 viewers. A Current Affair pulled 714,000 viewers, followed by RBT which managed 522,000.

Seven finished in a close third for the night with an overall audience share of 15.7%. Its most popular show was the 6pm News, managing 892,000 while The Chase Australia was the second-most watched show for the channel with 512,000. Highway Cops saw 504,000 and Westpac’s branded reality rescue show, Air Rescue, pulled 470,000.


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