V8 Supercars rev up Seven’s audience and The X Factor wins 1.8m

Seven’s The X Factor averaged a strong 1.8m viewers last night – its largest audience for the season – as Australia’s Got Talent on Channel Nine dropped to its lowest yet with 801,000 metro viewers, preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam show.

The X Factor was the top program for the night and number one in people 25-54 while Australia’s Got Talent was 16th in that category and 11th for the night in all people.

Seven’s all-day coverage of the V8 Supercars also gave the network five of the top 20 programs on Sunday. The race scored 1.263m viewers and was the fourth program in all people.

Seven’s Sunday Night also had one of its largest audience shares with 1.563m total metro viewers, while Nine’s 60 Minutes on at 8.10pm had 1.006m in the same timeslot. Sunday Night was second in all programs as well as in people 25-54 while 60 Minutes was sixth for the night and fifth in the 25-54 demographic.

ABC1 nature documentary Kakadu was third in the 7.30pm time slot with 787,000 metro viewers, while Channel Ten’s new episode of Modern Family had 724,000 and was 15th for the night. However audiences lifted slightly for the second episode, a repeat, which scored 743,000 viewers at 8pm, and was seventh in people 25-54, while 14th in all people.

Seven also won the 8.30pm timeslot as Bones had 871,000 viewers while Channel Ten’s new episode of Elementary on Channel Ten had 667,000, putting it second in its timeslot and 17th for the night. Serangoon Road, the ABC1 drama set in Singapore in 1964, was third in the time slot with 433,000 viewers, while Channel Nine’s feature film The Next Three Days with Russell Crowe had 390,000 viewers and was 22nd for the night.

Seven won the night with 31.1 per cent of the audience share while Nine had an 18.6 per cent and Ten had 11.2 per cent, above 10.7 per cent or ABC1.

Sunday’s top 15 shows:

  1. The X Factor Live Performance Seven 1.811m
  2. Sunday Night Seven 1.563m
  3. Seven News Seven 1.468m
  4. Seven’s V8 Supercars Round 11: Bathurst D3 The Race Seven 1.263m
  5. Nine News Sunday Nine 1,141m
  6. 60 Minutes Nine 1.006m
  7. Seven’s V8 Supercars Round 11: Bathurst D3 The Podium Seven 873,000
  8. Bones Seven 871,000
  9. ABC News ABC1 870,000
  10. Seven’s V8 Supercars Round 11: Bathurst D3 The Final Countdown Seven 828,000
  11. Australia’s Got Talent Nine 801,000
  12. Kakadu ABC1 787,000
  13. Seven’s V8 Supercars Round 11: Bathurst D3 The Wrap-up Seven 782,000
  14. Modern Family Repeat Ten 743,000
  15. Modern Family Ten 724,000

Sunday’s share:

  • Seven 31.1%
  • Nine 18.6%
  • Ten 11.2%
  • ABC1 10.7%
  • GO! 4.8%
  • 7mate 4.5%
  • 7TWO 3.9%
  • SBS ONE 3.1%
  • ABC2 2.8%
  • Gem 2.5%
  • ELEVEN 2.4%
  • ONE 2.2%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • ABC3 0.6%
  • SBS 2 0.5%
  • NITV 0.1%

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