The Chase tops entertainment programming as Seven takes Thursday

The Chase Australia on Seven took the entertainment crown on Thursday night, while the network also celebrated an overall network share win.

The game show aired to 466,000 metro viewers, and 703,000 viewers nationally, while Seven News won key advertising demos, 18.49, and Seven News at 6:30 won demos, 16-39, and 25-54s. winning all three key advertising demographics.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 27 October, Seven News at 6:30 was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.334 million viewers, including 38,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 3%. The Handmaid’s Tale on SBS had the biggest uplift of 425% and was viewed by a total audience of 520,000, and 257,000 on BVOD.

Next in Thursday’s overnights, Home and Away on Seven was next in entertainment, drawing in 457,000 metro viewers, while a late viewing of the program pulled in 399,000 viewers.

Nine’s RBT had 369,000 metro viewers tuning in, followed by the network’s Paramedics with 342,000 viewers.

Kath & Kim on Seven was viewers by a metro audience of 261,000.

Meanwhile, Seven News at 6:30 was the #1 metro program on Thursday with 881,000 metro viewers followed by Seven News with 868,000 metro viewers. Nine News at 6:30 aired to 686,000, and Nine News brought in 650,000. Next was ABC News which pulled in 583,000 viewers, while A Current Affair brought in 544,000.

In terms of overall share, Seven took the top spot, as mentioned, with a share of 29.5% over Nine’s 27.4%, followed by ABC at 18.9%, and Ten with a 15.7% share.

Seven also secured the top primary channel share with 20.5% while Nine followed with 18.8%. The top-rating multi-channel on Thursday was 7TWO with a share of 5%.

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