The Good Doctor tops Gogglebox

Credit where it is due, there is just no stopping The Good Doctor on Seven.

Another 1.07m viewers tuned in last night, it’s best Thursday figures so far, taking out 2 of the demos.

That left the season finale of Gogglebox second in its slot on 562,000 viewers, but still ahead of Truth & Lies and The Ex-PM.

At 7:30 Home and Away was ahead of RBT, thanks to a 30 minute head-start. 7:30, Cram and SBS trains followed.

Seven News and ACA won their slots, while Nine’s daytime coverage of The Ashes did well at 603,000 / 475,000 / 358,000.

Seven network won Thursday with 32.8% then Nine 25.7%, TEN 18.7%, ABC 15.6% and SBS 7.2%.

The Good Doctor (1.07m) topped the night for Seven followed by Seven News (1.07m / 1.05m), Home and Away (660,000), The Chase (447,000 / 303,000) and The Grand Tour (370,000).

Nine News (876,000 / 842,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (834,000), RBT (609,000), Truth & Lies (377,000), Hot Seat (270,000 / 156,000 in 2 cities) and Wolf Creek (223,000).

Gogglebox (562,000) was best for TEN followed by The Project (438,000 / 287,000), TEN Eyewitness News (413,000), Cram (346,000), Law & Order: SVU (332,000) and Family Feud (274,000).

ABC News (678,000), 7:30 (558,000), Would I Lie to You? (425,000), The Ex-PM (310,000), Bucket (205,000), Grand Designs (178,000), Back (173,000) and Upper Middle Bogan (162,000) comprised ABC’s night.

On SBS it was Great British Railway Journeys (301,000), Food Safari Earth (239,000), River Cottage Australia (179,000), SBS World News (113,000) and Bosch (108,000).

Even at 182,000 Shaun the Sheep still topped multichannels.

OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 23 November 2017.

15 Comments:

  1. Nine always have problems with any programming after live sport – nothing is ever on time after cricket.

    As for games played in the GABBA, they never finish by 6pm AEDT (5pm local) – delay or not – so I don’t know why Nine don’t program accordingly.

    Over to Seven news at 6 instead of Nine’s.

  2. All of those Nine program numbers mare incorrect.
    The Cricket went to 715 in Syd and Melb so the entire night was pushed back. Also affected Adelaide and to a lesser extent Brisbane.

  3. Good Doctor unbelievable, I love the show, sad it’s finishing on Tuesday. What happened to the Ex PM, am enjoying it but it’s obviously not resonated this year? Now, I can’t say the Ashes ratings are good. A series that always gets at least 1m. There was a rain delay, it was a Thursday and Nine will have to adjust everything with the 1.25hr over run. But as a passionate cricket and footy fan, should’ve been at least 700k-800k for Session 3 on Day 1 of first test!

  4. Was baffled by Nine staying with the Cricket until 7:15, I can understand if the Cricket was to go 10 to 15 minutes passed 6, but 105 minutes, Nine should’ve gone to the news at 6.

    • Having bought the rights for big dollars I guess they were obliged to stick with it. But they could have continued the coverage on Gem, surely. What’s the point of having multiple channels if they don’t use them when needed?. Sponsors demands? I wouldn’t be surprised.

      • Even if they didn’t want to move the Cricket (which I can understand) nothing stopping them putting the news on Gem or Go for the night. If people want to watch it, they’ll watch it whatever channel it’s on.

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