How much do TV show ratings change from Preliminary figures to Adjusted numbers?
Overnight ratings by OzTAM are Preliminary, coded according to their original broadcast time.
But sometimes shows have late changes, particularly those surrounding Live events, which will entail an adjusted number reflecting their actual broadcast time.
Last week, for example, a number of shows were adjusted from their Preliminary figure to their actual broadcast number.
Bones was originally scheduled on Sunday July 3rd, but only screened in Perth due to a late change for Wimbledon. On Nine The Voice Live also ran overtime, impacting on 60 Minutes.
Here are some of the top movers in last week’s shows, as they appeared in OzTAM daily top 20s.
|60 Minutes late||720,000||526,000||– 194,000|
|The Chaser’s Election Desk||655,000||644,000||– 11,000|
|Have You Been Paying Attention?||803,000||793,000||– 10,000|
|Mad as Hell||677,000||670.000||– 7,000|
|Criminal Minds||550,000||544,000||– 6,000|
|Love Child||726,000||719,000||– 5,000|
But there were some shows that increased their audiences too.
|House Rules Winner Ann.||1.19m||1.25m||+60,000|
|Nine News Sun||1.26m||1.28m||+20,000|
|Border Security Int.||368,000||380,000||+12,000|
|House Rules Grand Final||1.14m||1.15m||+10,000|
Of course, these numbers only represent the first stages of a show’s life cycle in data. There are also updated figures for 7 day and 28 Timeshifted viewing, plus a separate number for video plays.
Here is an example of how some of those shows have fared in 7 day Timeshifted viewing:
|House Rules Winner Ann.||1.25m||1.32m||+70,000|
|MasterChef Australia Sun||936,000||1.00m||+64,000|
|Have You Been Paying Attention?||793,000||852,000||+59,000|
|Home and Away (Mon)||754,000||811,000||+57,000|
|House Rules Grand Final||1.15m||1.2m||+50,000|
You can read more Timeshifted reports here.
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* includes rounding.