Daylight Saving takes TV ratings hostage
Ratings: Daylight Saving is biting in TV ratings land with just the 6pm news eclipsing the magic million.
Only the 6pm news services eclipsed the magic million, with Home and Away the highest-rated entertainment show at 909,000.
Nine managed to win the night despite an average launch for Hostages (693,000 / 688,000). Seven also saw Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. drop to 887,000 as the two shows went head to head.
Nine Network was 29.7%, then Seven 28.2%, ABC 19.1%, TEN 18.5% and SBS 4.5%.
Nine News (1.11m) topped the night for Nine followed by A Current Affair (952,000), Big Brother (826,000), Hostages (693,000 / 688,000) and Hot Seat (577,000). A CSI repeat was 245,000.
Seven News was (1.1m) then Home and Away (909,000), Today Tonight (895,000), Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (887,000), Cosentino: The Magic,The Mystery, The Madness (770,000), Million Dollar Minute (508,000) and Highway Patrol (443,000). Men At Work was 215,000.
Gruen Planet (884,000) was best for ABC1 followed by ABC News (856,000), 7:30 (762,000), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (621,000), Tractor Monkeys (552,000) and Adam Hills: The Last Leg (431,000).
The Bachelor Australia did best for TEN at 649,000 then Wonderland (563,000), TEN Eyewitness News (561,000) and The Project (500,000). The Simpsons was 316,000 and This Week Live was 276,000.
On SBS ONE it was Queen of Tigers (237,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (200,000), World News Australia (154,000) and Prisoners of War (60,000).
The Big Bang Theory (290,000 / 280,000) topped multichannels.
ABC News Breakfast: 55,000 / 38,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 9 October 2013