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The final world in David Attenborough’s Seven Worlds One Planet brings 503,000 metro viewers to Nine

Africa, the final destination David Attenborough’s Seven Worlds One Planet takes viewers to before a retrospective episode concludes the series next week, brought 503,000 metro viewers to Nine on Wednesday night.

The episode ended with a call to action about some of the atrocities being committed against the planet in Africa, including a spotlight on the ivory trade, causing many viewers to take emotionally to Twitter after it aired.

The program was the most-watched in the 7:30pm timeslot, followed by ABC’s 7.30 with 484,000 metro viewers, and Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery with 399,000, then Border Patrol and Motorbike Cops on Seven with 321,000 and 379,000 metro viewers respectively.

Seven News again won the night with 832,000 metro viewers for its earlier half and 783,000 for the latter. Nine News drew 802,000 and 754,000. ABC News held 571,000.

Ten’s most-watched offering was The Project’s second half hour with 339,000 metro viewers.

In the key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54, Seven News took the top spot with the younger while Nine News secured the two older.

Overall the win for the night went to Nine on a 19.3% audience share as a channel and 28.2% as a network. Seven held 17.5% and 26.3%. ABC sat on 12.8% and 18.6%, while Ten managed 8.2% and 16.5%. The most popular multi-channel was 10 Bold with 5.5%.

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