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Seven takes first round in battle with TEN

Ratings: This week is shaping up as a battle between Seven and TEN with Downton Abbey and MasterChef both delivering strong numbers.

This week is shaping up as a battle between Seven and TEN, and the first round goes to Seven.

Seven Network was 32.6% to Nine 26.5%, TEN 22.5%, ABC 12.9% and SBS 5.5%.

Seven News topped the night with 1.53m viewers followed by Downton Abbey (1.52m / 1.5m). Sunday Night pulled 1.34m, Once Upon a Time was 913,000.

Nine News was 1.4m for Nine then 60 Minutes (1.27m), Hot Property (957,000) and Movie: The Blind Side (878,000).

MasterChef led for TEN with 1.45m then Modern Family (737,000), The Graham Norton Show (511,000), Last Man Standing (509,000), TEN News (412,000) and The Project (359,000). FIA Formula One was 320,000 0n TEN and 94,000 0n ONE.

ABC News was 855,000 for ABC1 followed by Grand Designs Revisited (756,000), Dream Build (706,000), Wallender (531,000) and Bishop Undercover (309,000).

A History of Ancient Britain (390,000) topped SBS ONE then World News Australia on 221,000 and Tour de France on 176,000.

Olivia on ABC2 ranked highest on multichannels with 213,000 viewers.

Sunday 22 July 2012

11 Responses

  1. David so was the ratings for this Sunday was so controversial that someone threatened legal action over them? Therefore you had to turn the comments off. 😉

    Seriously I’m guessing it was because of that other story and it was an oversight.

    I lastly want to say I loved Downton and don’t mind if they put it on next year after Bones ends.

  2. Nine will come second. Ten aren’t strong enough. But Nine definitely have Saturday night.

    It’ll be very interesting to see how the Opening Ceremony rates being that it’s in the morning on a Saturday, arguably a better timeslot than late Friday night for Beijing.

  3. Once Upon a Time is pulling disappointing numbers

    Sunday Night: 1.34m
    OUAT: 913k
    Downton Abbey: 1.52m

    Billy Connolly’s Route 66 in the same timeslot last week pulled 1.23m. 913k is not a bad figure but when you look at Seven’s night overall you’d expect a bit more for the prime 7:30 Sunday timeslot

  4. Why isn’t Ten showing the first episode of one of their post Olympics shows – Puberty Blues, I Will Survive, Everybody Dance Now and that wedding show I won’t be watching – after the Masterchef finale?

    What a waste of a huge audience if they stick with House ….

  5. Really enjoyed The Devil Wears Prada on Ten on Friday night.

    I missed it the last eight times they showed it this year.

    I was worried that I’d have to wait at least three weeks for them to show it again if I missed it. Phew!

  6. Guess whats after mc finale– the show that hasnt done well for yrs and is abou to end- House! I mean they might get 600,000 after the mc finale but they should be putting on a show that will pull 1m plus, come on Ten use your brains and think, there must be a show out there you can use

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