Seven’s Bringing Sexy Back stabilises as Under the Dome falls further

Seven’s self-improvement makeover show Bringing Sexy Back fronted by Sunrise host Samantha Arymtage has dropped slightly in its third outing, with its audience of 687,000 down on last week’s 734,000 but up on its debut audience of 654,000.

However Ten saw audiences for US drama Under the Dome continue to slide dramatically, posting just 296,000, after launching this season to 625,000. It has already been shunted from 8.30pm to 9.30pm, although last week it was time shifted by 168,000 people according to OzTam overnight metro ratings.

The Block Glasshouse continued to be the the most watched show of the night, giving Nine an audience of 1.181m in the 7.30pm timeslot, and was the most watched show across all demographics.

However, Seven News at 6pm broke through in the news battleground, beating Nine News first half hour audience of 1.067m with an audience of 1.091m. Nine News at 6:30pm did maintain more of its audience, posting a metro audience of 1.057 compared to the second half hour Seven News or Today Tonight which was watched by 1.038m.

It wasn’t enough for Seven to win the night on however, with Nine posting an audience share of 20.6 per cent to claim victory ahead of Seven’s share of 19.2 per cent.

Seven’s Winners & Losers won its timeslot (8.30pm) with a metro audience of 820,000 against Nine’s To Catch A Smuggler which was watched by 616,000. Winners & Losers was the second most watched show across all demographics. Last week’s episode of the show was watched by an extra 209,000, taking its total audience for the episode to 991,000 on time shifting.

Save with Jamie on Ten saw its audience drop off slightly, down to 437,000 last night after posting an audience of 451,000 last week. Its audience is now below its debut of 441,000.

Ten and ABC tied for third place with an audience share of 11.2 per cent overall, however ABC nabbed greater shares in Sydney (12.7 per cent), Melbourne (12.4 per cent) and Adelaide (11 per cent).

The Project at 7PM was Ten’s most watched show with an audience of 679,000, while Family Feud was the second most popular show for the network, with the show, which is simulcast across Ten, Eleven and One, watched by 654,000.

ABC News was the ABC’s most watched show, drawing an audience of 809,000 with 7.30 grabbing an audience of 624,000. Foreign Correspondent was watched by 540,000.

On the digital channels, an episode of Midsomer Murders, airing at 8.40pm, featuring a young Orlando Bloom drew an audience of 318,000 and helped the station to a 6 per cent audience share.

Top 15 shows:

  1. The Block Glasshouse Nine 1.181m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.091m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.067m
  4. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.057m
  5. Seven News/Today Tonight 1.038m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 938,000
  7. Home and Away Seven 926,000
  8. Winners & Losers Seven 820,000
  9. ABC News ABC1 809,000
  10. Bringing Sexy Back Seven 687,000
  11. The Project 7PM Ten 679,000
  12. Family Feud Ten 654,000
  13. 7.30 ABC1 624,000
  14. To Catch a Smuggler Nine 616,000
  15. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 588,000

Tuesday night’s share:

  • Nine 20.6%
  • Seven 19.2%
  • ABC1 11.2%
  • TEN 11.2%
  • Gem 6.0%
  • SBS ONE 5.9%
  • GO! 5.4%
  • 7TWO 5.2%
  • 7mate 3.6%
  • ONE 3.5%
  • ABC2 3.2%
  • ELEVEN 2.6%
  • ABC3 1.1%
  • ABC News 24 0.8%
  • SBS 2 0.5%
  • NITV 0.0%

Data copyright of OzTAM Pty Limited 2014. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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