ARIA Awards lift for TEN
Ratings: ARIAs draws its best crowd since 2010 and helps push TEN's primary channel into second place.
Last night’s ARIA Awards averaged 586,000 viewers, well up on 2015’s 461,000.
The event which saw Flume pick up 5 awards and Crowded House inducted into the Hall of Fame was the best audience since 2010 and helped push TEN’s primary channel into second place last night.
Elsewhere Home and Away was the night’s top entertainment offering with 673,000 whilst First Dates topped the demos and won its slot for Seven.
ABC’s Hard Quiz and Upper Middle Bogan were on par with last week with Rosehaven down slightly and Please Like Me up slightly.
Things were quiet after ACA on Nine last night with RBT averaging 559,000.
Seven network won the night with 30.3% then Nine 24.3%, TEN 22.1%, ABC 16.1% and SBS 7.2%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.01m / 1.07m for Seven then Home and Away (673,000), First Dates (663,000), The Chase (570,000 / 384,000) and 10 to 1: Countdown Our Greatest News Events (496,000).
Nine News (817,000 / 803,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (686,000), RBT (559,000), Hot Seat (435,000) and Super Scary Plane Landings (388,000). Medical Mysteries was just 203,000.
The Project (622,000 / 406,000) led for TEN. The ARIA Awards averaged 586,000. TEN Eyewitness News was 422,000 and The ARIAS: 30 Years of Music was 317,000.
ABC News (678,000) ranked best on ABC. 7:30 (545,000), Hard Quiz (543,000), Upper Middle Bogan (542,000), Rosehaven (504,000), Pointless (231,000), Adam Hills: The Last Leg (217,000) and Please Like Me (214,000) followed.
On SBS it was World’s Busiest Railway (254,000), Tutankhamun (225,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (172,000) and SBS World News (117,000).
GO’s Big Bang Theory topped multichannels with 227,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 109,000 / 58,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 23 November 2016