X Factor tops night but can’t beat The Block in the ad demos as Nine wins the night

X FactorThe X Factor leapfrogged The Block in the 7.30pm last night but still could not claim a victory in the advertising demographics over Nine’s rennovation show.

Seven’s singing show managed 1.005m viewers according to OzTam metro overnight ratings, while The Block had 962,000 but topped the demos.

However on the eve of the Melbourne Cup Seven’s news did manage the rare feat of outrating Nine with 1.016m at 6pm and 997,000 at 6.30pm, with Nine’s 6pm bulletin managing just 936,000 and the 6.30pm 983,000.

The first repeat of the Big Bang Theory (561,000) on Seven again beat Nine’s Married at First Sight UK which managed 512,000 for Nine from 8.40pm. However the Big Bang fizzled out with 420,000 and 373,000 for the


Ten’s best shot was Have You Been Paying Attention which managed 661,000 viewers and second in the 16-39 and 18-49 demos, although it was down on last week’s 685,000 viewers.

The ABC enjoyed a decent evening with Australian Story about a Kimberley tour guide who beat disease (807,000), Four Corners (696,000) and Media Watch (627,000) all in the top 15 shows.

Nine topped the night with a 19. 5 per cent share, ahead of Seven’s 19.2 per cent and ABC on 15.8 per cent and Ten on 13.3 per cent.

Top 15 shows:

1 SEVEN NEWS Network Seven 1,016,000

2 THE X FACTOR-MON Network Seven 1,005,000

3 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network Seven 997,000

4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network Nine 983,000

5 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network Nine 962,000

6 THE BLOCK -MON Network Nine 962,000

7 NINE NEWS Network Nine 936,000


9 7.30-EV Network ABC 783,000

10 HOME AND AWAY Network Seven 777,000

11 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 765,000

12 FOUR CORNERS-EV Network ABC 696,000


14 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Network Seven 631,000

15 MEDIA WATCH-EV Network ABC 627,000

Daily audience share:

Network 9 19.5%

Network 7 19.2%

Network ABC 15.8%

Network TEN 13.3%

Network 7TWO 5.2%

Network SBS 4.4%

Network 7mate 4.3%

Network GO! 3.8%

Network Gem 3.6%

Network ONE 3.0%

Network ELEVEN 2.8%

Network ABC2 2.1%

Network SBS 2 1.5%

Network ABC News 24 1.0%

Network ABC3 0.6%

Network NITV 0.1%

Total network share:

Network 9 TTL 26.8%

Network 7 TTL 28.6%

Network ABC TTL 19.5%

Network TEN TTL 19.0%
Network SBS TTL 5.9%

Data OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. 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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