ABC beats TEN for the week
Nine defeated Seven last week, but the real story is ABC taking third and pushing TEN into fourth place.
SBS ONE: 4.1
SBS TWO: 0.9
ABC News 24: 0.8
Nine won key demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Nine won Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Seven won Adelaide and Perth.
Seven won Wednesday – Saturday. Nine won Sunday – Tuesday. ABC outranked TEN on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Saturday.
Underbelly: Badness was the week’s #1 at 1.76m followed by Nine News (Sunday: 1.68m), Big Brother (Launch: 1.63m), London Live (1.45m). Other brands for Nine included Anger Management (1.11m) and The Big Bang Theory (1.07m).
Seven News (Sun: 1.46m) was best for Seven then Sunday Night (1.41m), Today Tonight (1.09m), Home and Away (997,000) and The Amazing Race Australia (Wed: 976,000).
ABC News (weeknights: 988,000) topped ABC1’s week then Grand Designs Revisited (944,000), Australian Story (930,000), New Tricks (924,000) and Gruen Sweat (907,000).
TEN didn’t land any shows in the Top 20. Puberty Blues (925,000) was #27 for the week. Next for TEN were MasterChef: All Stars (811,000 Thurs highest), TEN News (705,000) and The Project (6:30pm 609,000).
Best for SBS ONE was The Bible’s Buried Secrets (294,000), Who Do You Think You Are? (290,000), Insight (282,000) and Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby (280,000).
*includes Olympic content on Sunday and Monday.