Nine wins quiet Thursday
Ratings: OzTAM corrects its numbers on a night dominated by News and Sport. Bachelor tops Demos.
Please Note: OzTAM issued incorrect data earlier this morning. Rankings have since been updated.
Thursday night was all about News, with news and current affairs titles taking the first #7 rankings of the night. It wasn’t until The Bachelor at #8 that entertainment shows began to break out. Interestingly last night it had to settle for second in its slot behind ABC’s 7:30. But it did top the Demos again.
Gogglebox won its slot on a low number of 569,000 -but it should be noted Nine had a staggered evening with NRL and a Footy Show telethon.
After Home and Away Seven’s night was quiet, with Selling Houses Australia having a Free to Air debut of 540,000.
Nine Network won with 28.6% then Seven 25.3%, TEN 21.7%, ABC 17.6% and SBS 6.9%.
Nine News was 1.00m / 993,000 for Nine then A Current Affair (807,000), The Footy Show (568,000), Hot Seat (537,000) and NRL (450,000 in 2 cities).
Seven News was #1 with (1.00m / 934,000) for Seven then Home and Away (702,000), The Chase (641,000 / 442,000), Selling Houses Australia (540,000) and Code Black (322,000).
The Bachelor was best for TEN with 750,000. The Project was 663,000 / 463,000, Gogglebox was 569,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 456,000 and SVU was 313,000.
ABC News (793,000), 7:30 (779,000), The Checkout (732,000), New Blood (368,000), Pointless (221,000) and Jonathan Creek (210,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was World’s Greatest Food Markets (172,000), Versailles (163,000), Eating History: Italy (142,000) and SBS World News (140,000).
ABC2’s Teacup Travels (272,000) was best on multichannels.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 25 August 2016.