Seven scored big in the second week of 2018 ratings, thanks again to My Kitchen Rules and the Winter Olympics.
Seven again won every night, every city topping demos, primary and multichannels.
But Nine increased its share at the same time as Seven’s diminished, effectively closing the gap between the two. Married at First sight grew higher, scoring the first 4 slots across the week.
ABC, TEN & SBS all managed to increase share from the previous week.
With the Winter Olympics now concluded the real jockeying for first place begins tonight.
ABC News: 1.3
SBS VICELAND: 1.0
SBS Food Network: 0.8
ABC ME: 0.6
Seven won demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.
Best brands this week were:
Seven: My Kitchen Rules (Sun: 1.12m), Seven News (Sun: 1.02m), Winter Olympics (Night 9: 935,000) and Home and Away (670,000).
Nine: Married at First Sight (1.36m), Nine News (Sun: 959,000), A Current Affair (808,000) and 60 Minutes (796,000).
ABC: Death in Paradise (753,000), ABC News (Sun: 745,000), Hawke: The Larrikin & the Leader (597,000) and Australian Story (581,000).
TEN: Gogglebox (644,000), I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (Elimination: 629,000), The Project (7pm: 488,000) and Hughesy We Have a Problem (461,000).
SBS: Great Continental Railway Journeys (262,000), Great British Railway Journeys (253,000), Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (231,000) and 24 Hours in Emergency / Muslims Like Us (both 193,000).
* OzTAM is yet to rebadge ABC2 as ABC Comedy.