In the final lap of the ratings year there was sport & US drama and some lows for TEN that underline the task ahead for CBS.
Having wrapped its big brands earlier, TEN only managed one show above the 500,000 mark –Have You Been Paying Attention?
With Nine screening Ashes and the lure of Seven’s Good Doctor, TEN was challenged.
Local dramas The Secret Daughter, Friday On My Mind & Sisters were all under 500,000, outranked by Home & Away‘s 656,000.
7TWO / 7mate: 3.8
ABC News: 1.7
SBS VICELAND: 1.3
SBS Food Network: 0.9
ABC ME: 0.7
Nine easily won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Seven won all nights except Saturday, claimed by Nine. ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday -both tied on Thursday.
Seven won 4 cities but Nine was victorious in Melbourne.
Best brands last week were:
Seven: The Good Doctor (1.05m), Seven News (Sun: 1.04m), Rugby League World Cup (Final: 933,000 and Sunday Night (805,000).
Nine: The Ashes (First Test S3: 1.28m), Nine News (Sun: 1.12m), A Current Affair (717,000) and The Cricket Show (672,000).
ABC: Back Roads (747,000), ABC News (Sun: 727,000), 7:30 (658,000) and Foreign Correspondent (645,000).
TEN: Have You Been Paying Attention? (778,000), The Living Room (460,000), All Star Family Feud (451,000) and TEN Eyewitness News (450,000).
SBS: Great American Railroad Journeys (304,000), Struggle Street (284,000), Great British Railway Journeys (270,000) and Food Safari Earth (239,000).
Survey resumes on 11 February 2018.