AFL helps Seven steal week

Ratings: Nine was leading the week until along came the Adelaide Crows.

By last Thursday Nine network was leading the week in Total People, but on Friday an AFL match between Adelaide & Geelong hooked 1.06m viewers -giving Seven a whopping 41.7% network share.

On Saturday another 1.1m watched Richmond won against Greater Western Sydney. They were enough for Seven to claim the week in network share.

But Nine held firm in both Primary channels and Demos.

Despite interest in The Bachelorette, TEN’s overall week was not an improvement on the preceding one.

Seven: 30.3
Nine: 29.3
TEN: 17.1
ABC: 16.2
SBS: 7.0

Primary channel:
Nine: 22.0
Seven: 20.7
TEN: 12.2
ABC: 11.0
SBS: 5.0

7mate: 3.8
7TWO: 3.7
ABC2: 3.4
9GO!: 3.1
ONE: 2.8
9GEM: 2.4
7flix / ELEVEN: 2.2
9Life: 1.7
ABC News: 1.4
SBS FOOD Network: 0.8
ABC ME: 0.5
NITV: 0.2

Nine won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Seven won Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Nine scored Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Monday & Saturday.

Seven won Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth. Nine won Sydney & Brissy.

Best brands last week were:

Seven: Little Big Shots (1.16m), Seven’s AFL (1.1m), Sunday Night (1.07m) and Seven News (1.02m).

Nine: The Block (Sun: 1.55m), Nine News (Sun: 1.16m), This Time Next Year (782,000) and A Current Affair (751,000).

TEN: The Bachelorette (Thurs: 978,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (691,000), Australian Survivor (Sun: 567,000) and The Project (7pm: 541,000).

ABC: The Doctor Blake Mysteries (773,000), Gruen (770,000), ABC News (Sun: 693,000) and Australian Story (638,000).

SBS: Great American Railroad Journeys (331,000), Extreme Railway Journeys (270,000), The Obesity Myth (260,000) and Gourmet Farmer (257,000).

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