TV Wrap: Dancing with the Stars finale sashays away with 700k metro viewers

Seven’s latest season of Dancing with the Stars finished strong on Sunday, topping the night’s entertainment programming with 702,000 metro viewers.

The finale saw Human Nature singer Phil Burton beat out Home and Away actor Emily Weir to take home the Mirror Ball Trophy.

Phil Burton and Ash-Leigh Hunter wins Dancing With The Stars

The viewership was an uptick from last year’s Dancing with the Stars: All Stars series, where the finale brought in 564,000 metro viewers.

Meanwhile, Ten’s Hunted on Sunday attracted 374,000 metro viewers, trailing behind Restoration Australia on ABC with 437,000.

Seven Network had an overnight share of 32.9%, followed by Nine with 29.2%, ABC with 15.2% and Ten with 15%. Seven was the top-rated primary channel, but 9Gem was the top multichannel.

Thanks to the crowd brought in by the Women’s World Cup last week, Seven walked away with a network win in the week ended 22 July with a 31.3% share, followed by Nine with 29.1%.

[click to enlarge]: Daily consolidated 7 report for 16 July

Graphs provided by Nine. 


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