TV Wrap: ABC’s Bluey returns strong as MasterChef wins Sunday entertainment and Seven wins the week

The newest episode of the ABC’s hit children’s program Bluey was the top non-news program on Sunday, but it was Ten’s MasterChef Australia that won entertainment with 497,000 metro viewers. Meanwhile, the Seven Network won the week.

Bluey drew in 534,000 metro viewers on ABC Kids, and topped the 16-39 advertising demo.

In entertainment, Nine’s The Summit fell behind at 448,000 metro viewers, followed by the ABC’s Grand Designs at 406,000. Seven’s special Secrets of Prince Andrew documentary aired to 347,000 metro viewers.

Seven Network won the week ended 27 May with an overall share of 30.5%, followed by Nine with 27.5%, Ten with 16.8%, ABC with 16.1% and SBS with 9.2%.

Seven was also the top rated primary channel at 21.7%, followed by Nine at 19.8%. 7Two was the top rated multichannel for the week, at 3.3%.

Back to overnights, and Seven News on Sunday was the #1 program with 899,000 metro viewers, topping the 18-49 and 25-54 advertising demos. This was followed by Nine News Sunday with 782,000, then Bluey, which as mentioned, topped the third key demo, 16-39.

ABC News had 531,000 metro viewers and 7News Spotlight was close behind with 528,000.

Sunday afternoon NRL has 263,000 metro viewers, while the AFL had 262,000.

Seven News remained as the #1 program in the latest Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Report for 21 May, with a Total TV audience of 1.582 million, a 3% and 40,000 BVOD viewers. The second episode of the Farmer Wants a Wife finale was second, at 1.336 million Total TV viewers, 18% uplift and 163,000 BVOD viewers.

The ABC’s Adventures of Paddington: Birthday Treat had the biggest uplift at 84%, with 243,000 Total TV viewers, and a BVOD audience of 58,000.

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Graphs provided by Nine. 


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