Women’s Big Bash draws decent audience for Ten as Nine seals the week

Ten’s airing of the Women’s Big Bash League in prime time saw reasonable audiences last night, with the second match of the tournament mustering 284,000 metro viewers for the second innings.


The network showed two matches on its main channel on Saturday, with 149,000 and 192,000 metro viewers tuning in for the two sessions for Adelaide Striker’s defeat of the Melbourne Renegades in game one which started at 1.30pm, respectively.

And game two which saw the Sydney Thunder beaten by the Melbourne Stars attracted 222,000 for session one starting at 6pm, and 284,000 for the second game.

ABC’s Doc Martin was the most watched show of the night with 719,000 viewers, while Seven News won the 6pm battle with 691,000 viewers compared to Nine’s 663,000.

Grantchester (552,000) and Inspector George Gently (496,000) as well as ABC News (674,000) gave Aunty a strong lineup for the night with four of the top six shows.

Nine’s festive film Elf had 415,000 while Seven went with action film White House Down which had 397,000.

Seven won the night with 19% audience share ahead of ABC’s 17.8% and Nine’s 17.7%. Ten had 8.1%, up slightly on the week before.

However Nine held on for another weekly win managing 20.7% share for the week, which is the first non-ratings week of the season.


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