The Amazing Race delivers 522,000 metro viewers for its second outing

Ten’s revamp of The Amazing Race has delivered 522,000 metro viewers for its second outing, dropping from 635,000 for the premiere, but holding onto the second spot in the 7.30pm timeslot.

The Block delivered 896,000 in the same spot, while Seven’s Bride and Prejudice brought in 467,000. The ABC’s 7.30 had 469,000 metro viewers and Dream Gardens brought in 300,000 afterwards.

The Amazing Race Australia has landed 522,000 metro viewers for its second outing

The most-watched program overall was Seven News with 922,000 metro viewers while Nine News held 842,000. In national viewership, Seven News brought in 1.432m viewers and Nine News 1.117m. The Block delivered 1.254m and The Amazing Race 669,000.

The Block topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by The Amazing Race. Ten’s One Born Every Minute Australia, which brought in 338,000 metro viewers overall, took third place in the 16-39s, while Nine News took third in the two older demos.

Nine was the most-watched channel overall with metro audiences 25-54 (22.5% audience share) and metro audiences 16-39 (21.9%).

One Born Every Minute rose from its premiere of 325,000 metro viewers last week. It brought in 482,000 national viewers overall. Nine’s Love Island brought in 309,000 in the same 8.30pm slot, and ABC’s Prince Charles: Inside the Duchy of Cornwall brought in 343,000 at the same time.

Nine won the night overall, holding an audience share of 20.4% as a channel and 30.5% as a network, above Seven’s 16.6% and 28.5%. Ten held 11.1% and 17.8% and ABC 9.8% and 14.4%. The most-watched multi-channel was 7mate with 5.6%.


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