House Rules, First Dates combo wins for Seven.
Ratings: A close tussle between 8:40pm shows last night, but Seven came out on top. Nine led early evening news shows.
It was game on at 8:40 last night with a close tussle between new and established titles. 4 of them were in the 500,000 – 600,000 range.
First Dates edged in front with 589,000 viewers for Seven ahead of NCIS, David Stratton’s Stories of Australian Cinema (at 8:30pm) and Love Child which has had a run of low lead-ins this season.
Earlier House Rules won its slot ahead of MasterChef and 7:30. A refreshed 20 to One had to settle for 4th in its timeslot.
Nine News and ACA both won their timeslots for Nine.
Seven network won Tuesday with 29.9% then Nine 24.0%, TEN 21.8%, ABC 16.8% and SBS 7.4%.
Seven News (1.13m / 1.08m) led for Seven then House Rules (1.09m), Home and Away (790,000), The Chase (661,000 / 412,000), First Dates (589,000) and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (311,000).
Nine News was #1 for Nine with 1.15m / 1.12m followed by A Current Affair (945,000), Hot Seat (613,000 / 344,000), 20 to One (530,000) and Love Child (523,000). Operation Thailand was 269,000.
MasterChef Australia (927,000) scored for TEN then The Project (637,000 / 420,000), NCIS (565,000), TEN Eyewitness News (532,000), Family Feud (409,000) and NCIS: LA (379,000).
ABC News (778,000) topped ABC’s night followed by 7:30 (565,000), David Stratton’s Stories of Australian Cinema (555,000), Ask the Doctor (475,000) and Foreign Correspondent (334,000).
On SBS it was Insight (375,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (340,000), Dateline (199,000) and SBS World News (137,000).
Shaun the Sheep showed off with 255,000 topping multichannels.
The Morning Show: 128,000 / 67,000
Today Extra: 108,000 / 76,000
Studio 10: 84,000 /
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 6 June 2017