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Local content helps Seven but Nine wins Tuesday

Ratings: First Dates & 800 Words improve Seven's numbers but The Block & Big Bang lead entertainment shows.

Seven managed to improve its standing on Tuesday thanks to local content but it wasn’t enough to halt Nine’s continued successes.

The Block again topped total people and demos with 1.18m, beating First Dates (699,000), The House with Annabel Crabb (544,000), 7:30 (537,00) and Shark Tank (470,000).

Just when it was beginning to look like it was losing some ratings buzz The Big Bang Theory won its slot with 808,000 over a returning 800 Words, Catalyst and an NCIS repeat. 800 Words return with 696,000 was down 100,000 on its January return.

Seven News, The Chase and ACA all won their slots. Great American Railroad Journeys was best on SBS. Duh.

Nine network won Tuesday with 29.4% then Seven 28.8, TEN 18.1%, ABC 16.2% and SBS 7.5%.

The Block was #1 with 1.18m for Nine then Nine News (970,000 / 924,000), The Big Bang Theory (808,000), A Current Affair (774,000), Hot Seat (470,000 / 278,000) and Kath & Kim (447,000 / 398,000).

Seven News (1.01m / 980,000) was best for Seven followed by Home and Away (725,000), First Dates (699,000), 800 Words (696,000) and The Chase (584,000 / 358,000). Hospital debuted with 217,000.

The Project (583,000 / 365,000) led for TEN then Shark Tank (470,000), TEN Eyewitness News (437,000), Family Feud (329,000) and NCIS (325,000 / 287,000).

ABC News (708,000), The House with Annabel Crabb (544,000), 7:30 (537,000), Catalyst (454,000), Grand Designs (220,000), and Inside London Fire Brigade (216,000) comprised ABC’s night.

On SBS it was Great American Railroad Journeys (322,000), Insight (274,000), Dateline (219,000), SBS World News (151,000) and River Cottage Australia (125,000).

Shaun the Sheep continued his multichannel winning stream with 233,000.

The Morning Show: 125,000 / 85,000
Today Extra: 115,000 / 77,000
Studio 10: 83,000 / 74,000 /

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 12 September 2017

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  1. Slightly related to this. As most of us predicted a few months ago, it looks like 7 are finally about to air Cannonball as a result of Ninja Warrior’s success. I saw a promo air during 800 Words last night.

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