Despite Reality premieres and finales, viewers weren’t particularly driven by many entertainment shows last night, with the exception of The Block.
Celebrity Apprentice finished with 638,000 viewers after a disappointing season. Seven’s Barbecue Heroes premiered to 682,000 viewers, third in its slot -while it wasn’t too low, it may increase over summer without The Block to contend with.
Without Gruen as a lead-in The Ex-PM dropped from 594,000 to 553,000 despite the earlier timeslot.
Nine network won the night with 31.6% then Seven 27.8%, ABC 18.3%, TEN 16.3% and SBS 6.0%.
Nine News was best for Nine on 1.05m / 1.04mm then The Block (922,000), A Current Affair (907,000), Celebrity Apprentice (638,000) and Hot Seat (475,000).
Seven News (1.05m / 1.01m) led for Seven followed by Home and Away (775,000), Aussie Barbecue Heroes (682,000), Blindspot (665,000), The Chase (592,000 / 417,000) and The Blacklist (370,000).
ABC News (834,000), 7:30 (727,000), Kitchen Cabinet (640,000), The Ex-PM (553,000) and Wil Anderson: Wilumnati (411,000) comprised ABC.
The Project (564,000 / 426,000) was best for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 503,000, Modern Family was 416,000 / 403,000, Madam Secretary was 385,000 and The Good Wife was 246,000.
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (242,000), Underground Britain (184,000), Fargo (174,000) and SBS World News (134,000).
Big Bang Theory on GO! topped multichannels with 263,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 96,000 / 50,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 18 November 2015