First Dates woos ratings win on Tuesday
Ratings: A double dose of romance was a winner for Seven. And another good night for 7:30.
In the final days of the ratings year (it ends on Saturday) a double dose of First Dates was a winner for Seven.
It won its timeslot with 766,000 viewers with First Dates UK winning at 8:40pm with 577,000. Both ranked #1 and #2 in the demos.
ABC’s 7:30 managed second in its timeslot ahead of a new Big Bang on Nine. The debut of Kevin Can Wait managed 492,000 ahead of TEN’s two Modern Family repeats.
Seven News and ABC News both won their timeslots.
Seven network won Tuesday with 31.4% then Nine 26.2%, TEN 18.5%, ABC 17.0% and SBS 6.9%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.07m / 1.01m for Seven then First Dates (766,000), Home and Away (666,000), The Chase (630,000 / 410,000), First Dates UK (577,000) and Ramsay’s Hotel Hell (325,000).
Nine News (903,000 / 867,000) led for Nine followed by A Current Affair (743,000), The Big Bang Theory (700,000), Kevin Can Wait (492,000), Hot Seat (446,000) and Movie: Grown Ups (327,000).
The Project (647,000 / 418,000) was best for TEN. Modern Family drew 461,000 / 400,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 451,000, NCIS was 397,000 and NCIS: LA was 387,000.
ABC News (800,000), 7:30 (703,000), Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul (490,000), Simply Nigella (477,000) and Pointless (236,000) comprised ABC’s night. Play to Win was 137,000.
On SBS it was Kolkata: City of Joy (222,000), Who Do You Think You Are? (221,000), Exodus: Our Journey to Europe (147,000) and SBS World News (132,000).
It’s been a while but Shaun the Sheep topped multichannels with 237,000 viewers.
The Morning Show: 185,000 / 95,000
Today Extra: 129,000 / 73,000
Studio 10: 63,000 / 38,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 22 November 2016