4 weeks and counting in ratings race
Ratings: Just 4 weeks remain in the 2012 ratings year but there are no big changes in the way the numbers fall down.
Including this week there are just 4 more weeks of the 2012 survey year.
But we’re not seeing any changes in the way the numbers are falling down. Seven continues to win Total People, Nine continues to win key Demos, and ABC continues to defeat TEN.
SBS ONE: 4.5
ABC News 24: 1.1
SBS TWO: 1.1
Nine easily won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Seven took all 5 cities except Melbourne which fell to Nine. Seven ranked first every night except Thursday, again won by Nine. ABC defeated TEN on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
The X Factor (1.43m /1.42m) were #1 and #2 last week with Seven’s other brands being Sunday Night (1.33m), Seven News (Sun: 1.19m, weeknights: 1.1m), Winners and Losers (1.09m), Surveillance Oz (1.09m), Air Ways (1.05m), Highway Patrol (1.03m) and Beauty & The Geek Australia (1.03m).
60 Minutes (1.17m) led Nine’s week followed by The Big Bang Theory (1.16m), Big Brother (Mon was highest 1.08m), Nine News (weeknights: 1.06m, Sun: 988,000), House Husbands (998,000), and A Current Affair (957,000).
New Tricks (1.12m) was strongest for ABC1 then ABC News (weeknights: 1.02m, Sat: 883,000), Australian Story (912,000), Four Corners (895,000), David Attenborough Kingdom of Plants (877,000 / Making of: 860,000), Mystery of a Hansom Cab (824,000).
A new Modern Family (1.04m) did well for TEN, far in front of NCIS (842,000), Modern Family repeats (692,000 / 655,000 / 620,000), 2012 MotoGP (682,000), Law & Order: SVU (681,000), NCIS: LA (637,000) TEN News (weeknights: 634,000, Sun: 621,000) and Homeland (618,000).
56 Up was 424,000 for SBS ONE then Coast (297,000), Living with the Amish (267,000), Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong 2 (251,000), and She Wolves: England’s Early Queens (249,000).
This week includes two big ticket events: Melbourne Cup and Big Brother finale.