Seven takes ratings week in the home stretch


The ratings year is drawing to a close, with just 4 weeks remaining in official ratings.

According to one exec, Seven will take the year in Total People and Nine will win the Demos. That will be the same outcome as recent years and it would take a minor miracle not to now occur.

It’s also the way last week stacked up, with Seven again on top in Total People.

Seven: 30.0
Nine: 28.7
TEN: 17.7
ABC: 17.6
SBS: 5.9

No surprises, Nine won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Best network brands were as follows:

Seven: Sunday Night (1.01m), 800 Words (1.01m), The X Factor (Mon: 1.00m) and Seven News (Sun 995,000).

Nine: The Block (Sun: 1.24m), Nine News (Sun: 1.11m), 60 Minutes (1.1m) and The Big Bang Theory (Tues: 899,000).

TEN: Have You Been Paying Attention? (685,000), TBL Families (Tues: 628,000), Gogglebox (565,000) and V8 Supercars (Race: 556,000).

ABC: Australian Story (1.03m), Gruen (904,000), New Tricks (890,000) and ABC News (Sat: 799,000).

SBS: Life and Death in Herculaneum (309,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (302,000), The Rocky Horror Show Live (264,000) and Dogs: Their Secret Lives (258,000).

Primary Channel:
Seven: 20.8
Nine: 20.2
ABC: 12.6
TEN: 11.8
SBS: 4.7

GO!: 5.3
7TWO: 5.2
7mate: 4.1
GEM: 3.3
ABC2 / ELEVEN / ONE: 2.9
ABC News 24: 1.5
SBS 2: 1.1
ABC3: 0.5
NITV: 0.2

Seven won every night except Sunday, which fell to Nine. ABC bettered TEN on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Seven ranked first in every city except Melbourne, won by Nine.

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