Eurovision dips on 2016 audience
Ratings: SBS enjoys a lift, but it couldn't match Dami Im's 2016 audience. Seven wins Sunday.
Eurovision was something of a disrupter to network audiences last night with its marathon broadcast on SBS keeping some viewers away from Sunday shows, including ABC.
But numbers for Isaiah’s performance were also down on Dami Im’s in 2016.
The show drew 308,000 primetime viewers and 148,000 for the Live morning broadcast. Last year those numbers averaged 407,000 / 302,000 with Dami Im’s votes keeping us on a knife-edge to the very end. Nevertheless SBS enjoyed a primetime boost on its usual Sunday numbers.
In Sunday reality battles The Voice won followed by House Rules and MasterChef.
Seven network drew 28.7% then Nine 28.0%, TEN 17.9%, ABC 15.8% and SBS 9.6%.
Seven News (1.13m) was #1 for Seven then House Rules (927,000), Sunday Night (656,000) and The Suspects (446,000).
The Voice (1.11m) led for Nine then Nine News (1.02m) and 60 Minutes (705,000). A Black Power: America’s Armed Resistance doco drew 216,000.
MasterChef Australia topped TEN’s night with 734,000 followed by Bull (463,000), Modern Family (378,000), TEN Eyewitness News (310,000) and NCIS: New Orleans (295,000).
ABC News (665,000), Grantchester (646,000), Doctor Who (437,000) and DCI Banks (411,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS the Eurovision Song Contest drew 308,000 then Weatherwatch and Music (235,000) and SBS World News (185,000).
Peter Rabbit hopped to the top of multichannels with 182,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 14 May 2017.