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The Ashes on Gem beats all reality shows with Restaurant Revolution losing more viewers

Restaurant revoutionSeven’s Restaurant Revolution has continued to shed viewers in its third outing, dropping by 39 per cent since its launch on Tuesday evening to post a metro audience of 415,000 last night.

The new reality format was comprehensively trounced in its timeslot with The Ashes on Gem pulling the biggest non-news audience of the evening with 775,000 viewers from 7.30pm, with the Australian team toiling against England and securing its second highest ever audience share.

It squeezed out episode two of The Bachelor which slid to 739,000 metro viewers after grabbing 846,000 on debut the evening before however it did win across the key advertising demographics.

Nine’s new franchise The Hotplate also saw a mini-collapse to 656,000 viewers at 7.30pm, having pulled 713,000 the night before and 784,000 on launch.

On launch Restaurant Revolution was watched by 676,000, dipping to 515,000 on Wednesday evening.

Session two of the cricket on the multichannel dropped to 456,000 viewers.

The third and final night of SBS’ controversial documentary series Go Back To Where You Came From saw audiences slip again in the competitive 8.30pmn slot, with 309,000 metro viewers according to OzTam overnight ratings.

Ten’s US drama Zoo continues to slide just pipping the SBS show at 8.40pm with 315,000, with ABC drama Glitch getting 366,000 at 8.30pm.

The Footy Show on Nine was second in the timeslot behind the cricket, helping Nine win the night with an audience share of 19.2 per cent, ahead of Seven on 14.7 per cent which narrowly held off Gem which enjoyed 14.6 per cent of the available audience beating Ten’s 12 per cent and ABC’s 9.8 per cent.

In the increasingly topsy turvy breakfast battle  Nine’s Today beat Sunrise with 322,000 to 308,000.

Nine News at 6pm topped the night with 1.088m and the 6.30pm bulleting getting 1.052m, ahead of Seven News’ 6pm offering of 941,000 and the 6.30pm bulletin and Today Tonight slot getting 911,000.

Top 15 shows:

1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,088,000

2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,052,000

3 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 941,000

4 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 911,000

5 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 835,000

6 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 791,000

7 THE MID-YEAR ASHES: THIRD TEST-ENG V AUS SESSION 1 -D2 Network Gem 775,000

8 THE BACHELOR AUSTRALIA THURS Network TEN 739,000

9 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 720,000

10 THE FOOTY SHOW Network 9 679,000

11 THE HOTPLATE -THU Network 9 656,000

12 7.30-EV Network ABC 655,000

13 HOT SEAT Network 9 640,000

14 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 628,000

15 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS FIRST AT FIVE Network TEN 590,000

Channel audience share:

Network 9 19.2%

 

Network 7 14.7%

Network Gem 14.6%

Network TEN 12.0%

Network ABC 9.8%

Network 7TWO 5.7%

Network SBS ONE 4.8%

Network GO! 4.0%

Network ELEVEN 3.7%

Network 7mate 3.0%

Network ABC2 2.9%

Network ONE 2.1%

Network SBS 2 1.5%

Network ABC News 24 1.1%

Network ABC3 0.5%

Network NITV 0.5%

Total network share:

Network 9 TTL 37.7%

Network 7 TTL 23.4%

Network TEN TTL 17.7%

Network ABC TTL 14.4%

Network SBS TTL 6.8%

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