Nine leads latest drama contest, ABC comedies draw a good crowd.
Ratings: Three more dramas go head to head -four if you count ABC's comedies.
There was another 3 way drama battle last night -four if you add ABC’s comedy- but it turned out to be good news for Nine.
Doctor Doctor rose on last week’s numbers, up 63,000 to 826,000. Upper Middle Bogan was second in its slot at 574,00 for ABC. The Wrong Girl matched the 560,000 it pulled last week and was still strong in demos. Deep Water on SBS was in fifth place at 260,000 behind a Gordon Ramsay outing on Seven.
Earlier in the night The Block won its slot ahead of 7:30, The Bachelorette and Big Music Quiz.
Anh’s Brush with Fame and especially Rosehaven did good business for ABC.
Seven News and ACA were again timeslot winners.
Nine network won with 28.3% then Seven 25.3%, TEN 19.7%, ABC 18.7% and SBS 7.9%.
Nine News was best for Nine with 914,000 / 884,000 then The Block (906,000), A Current Affair (835,000), Doctor Doctor (826,000) and Hot Seat (500,000). A repeat of Hyde & Seek was 329,000.
Seven News was #1 with 1.01m / 955,000 for Seven then Home and Away (724,000), The Chase (572,000 / 384,000), The Big Music Quiz (562,000), Ramsay’s Hotel Hell (359,000), and The Big Bang Theory (303,000 / 285,000).
The Bachelorette (624,000) led for TEN. The Project drew 589,000 / 383,000, The Wrong Girl was 560,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 416,000, and Madam Secretary was just 213,000.
ABC News (800,000), 7:30 (741,000), Anh’s Brush with Fame (718,000), Rosehaven (603,000), Upper Middle Bogan (574,000) and Adam Hills: The Last Leg (312,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Great American Railroad Journeys (340,000), Deep Water (260,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (201,000) and SBS World News (151,000).
Shaun the Sheep sure was best on multichannels at 280,000.
The Morning Show: 148,000 / 96,000
Today Extra: 114,000 / 60,000
Studio 10: 80,000 / 52,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 12 October 2016