Todd Sampson’s Redesign My Brain draws 865,000 viewers

todd sampsonTodd Sampson’s Redesign My Brain was the top entertainment show in primetime viewing with 865,000 for its first episode on ABC1 last night.

The show starring the CEO of Leo Burnett Sydney, a panelist on the Gruen series, was more popular than Beauty and the Geek Australia on Channel Seven which had 804,000 viewers at the same time. Redesign My Brain with Todd Sampson was seventh in all programs, while Beauty and the Geek was eighth, however Beauty and the Geek was the top program in people 25-54.

Meanwhile Ten’s Law and Order was 12th for the night and third in the 8.30pm timeslot with 703,000 total viewers. The show was tenth in people 25-54, Channel Ten’s target demographic.

And Top Gear on Channel Nine was fourth in that timeslot with 512,000 total viewers, preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam show.

Big Brother on Channel Nine from pm to 8.30pm was ninth for the night and second in people 25-54, with 801,000 total viewers.

Second in that timeslot was Channel Seven’s US sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which with 720,000 was 11th for the night.

Meanwhile Channel Ten’s Jamie Oliver program Save with Jamie was fourth in that timeslot with an audience of 570,000, putting it behind Jennifer Byrne presents Tim Winton on ABC1 which had 637,000 viewers and was 14th for the night. Save with Jame was 17th in all programs, but 12th in people 25-54.

The breakfast battle was a close race yesterday with Channel Nine’s Today beating Seven’s Sunrise with 322,000 viewers above 313,000 for Sunrise.

Seven won the night with 23.4 per cent of the audience share, while Channel Nine had 16.9 per cent, and ABC1 was close behind with 15.6 per cent of the audience. Channel Ten had a 12.6 per cent share of the audience.

Thursday’s top 15 programs:

  1. Seven News Seven 1,076,000
  2. Nine News Nine 1,039,000
  3. Today Tonight Seven 952,000
  4. ABC News ABC1 907,000
  5. Home and Away Seven 888,000
  6. A Current Affair Nine 878,000
  7. Redesign My Brain with Todd Sampson ABC1 865,000
  8. Beauty and the Geek Australia Seven 804,000
  9. Big Brother Nine 801,000
  10. 7.30 ABC1 788,000
  11. How I Met Your Mother Seven 720,000
  12. Law & Order: SVU Ten 703,000
  13. ABC News Update ABC1 677,000
  14. Jennifer Byrne Presents: Tim Winton ABC1 637,000
  15. Hot Seat Nine 609,000

Thursday’s share:

  • Seven 23.4%
  • Nine 16.9%
  • ABC1 15.6%
  • Ten 12.6%
  • SBS1 5.0%
  • GO! 4.6%
  • 7TWO 4.0%
  • ABC2 3.6%
  • 7mate 3.6%
  • Eleven 2.9%
  • Gem 2.6%
  • ONE 1.9%
  • ABC News 24 1.3%
  • ABC3 1.2%
  • SBS 2 0.9%
  • NITV 0.1%

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