This Time Next Year falls to 515,000 metro viewers

Nine’s This Time Next Year, which sees Karl Stefanovic meet with people who have vowed to change their lives in 12 months, has fallen to 515,000 metro viewers. The second season of the show premiered in August to 686,000 but has struggled to climb that high again since. Last week’s episode had 588,000 metro viewers.

But the program didn’t hold Nine back, with The Block bringing in 978,000 metro viewers, making it the most-watched entertainment program for the evening and helping Nine to a winning primary channel share of 22.2%.

Karl Stefanovic has had a big week on TV

In the key advertising demographics, Ten’s programming shone. Australian Survivor’s fourth last episode topped the 16-39s and took second in the 18-49s, while Have You Been Paying Attention? sat in top place for both the 18-49s and the 25-54s. Overall, Ten was the most-watched channel by metro audiences in both the 25-54 demographic and the 16-39 with a 24.9% and 31.9% share respectively.

Seven’s best-performer for the night was Seven News which was the most-watched program overall with 1.066m metro viewers. Home and Away was the most-popular entertainment option for the network, drawing 674,000. Highway Patrol brought in 499,000 and Motorbike Cops 485,000.

ABC’s most-watched was ABC News with 751,000, followed by 7.30 on 594,000.

Seven held the second spot in the audience share, holding 17.0% as a channel, just above Ten’s 16.9%. ABC held 13.1%. In the network audience share, Nine’s winning percentage was 28.9%, followed by Seven on 25.1%, Ten with 22.2% and ABC’s 17.0%. The most-watched multi-channel was Ten Bold with 3.3%.


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