Seven stays in front of ratings race

Ratings: Seven leads in Total People, Nine in Demos and ABC is in front of TEN.

2014-03-23_2301Seven now has 6 ratings wins from 6 weeks, with Nine yet to take a week in Total People.

Both networks continue a two-horse ratings race with Seven managing to stay a nose in front.

My Kitchen Rules snared 4 of the top 5 places last week, up to 1.67m viewers. Seven News was 1.19m on Sunday, 1.01m on weeknights and Downton Abbey was 1.07m.

The Block was as high as 1.6m for Nine then 60 Minutes (1.49m) and Nine News (Sun) at 1.18m.

Doc Martin scored an excellent 1.26m viewers as Saturdays led ABC’s week with Midsomer Murders (967,000) and ABC News (943,000)

TEN did well with the Grand Prix (1.35m) at #7 for the week. This was its best survey audience in twelve months. But ultimately the lift was not enough, with the network’s name reflecting its primary channel share: 10%. The next non-Grand Prix to rank was TEN Eyewitness News at 609,000 viewers.

Queen Victoria’s Children (350,000) was the best all week on SBS ONE.

Seven: 32.3
Nine: 29.8
ABC: 18.5
TEN: 14.9
SBS: 4.7

Primary channel:
Seven: 24.1
Nine: 22.8
ABC1: 13.1
TEN: 10.0
SBS ONE: 3.7

7TWO: 4.1
GO!: 4.1
7mate: 4.0
ABC2: 2.8
GEM: 2.8
ONE: 2.2
ABC News 24: 1.5
ABC3: 1.0
SBS 2: 0.8
NITV: 0.2

Nine won the key demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Seven won Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Nine won Sydney and Brissy.

Seven ranked first every night except Thursday which fell to Nine. The ABC defeated TEN every night except Sunday, and also beat Nine on Saturday.

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