The Block pushes Bachelor back, but Bite Club slips.
Ratings: Kinne Tonight draws best Pilot crowd so far, Nine wins Wednesday.
After a loss last Wednesday The Block finished ahead of The Bachelor last night at 901,000 vs 819,000. But TEN pipped it in the demos.
Seven’s factual doubles trailed ABC offerings with Anh Do and Leigh Sales.
Both The Block and Bachelor saw big drops after they wrapped with The Weekly with Charlie Pickering winning the 8:30 slot (overruns notwithstanding) at 625,000 against 9-1-1 and Bite Club –the latter at 443,000.
TEN’s Kinne Tonight Pilot, from around 9:10pm has drawn the biggest of the pilot audiences thus far (notably from the biggest lead-in) at 404,000 and positive social media feedback. It beat You Can’t Ask That on 386,000.
SBS had a tough night with Great British Railway Journeys best on 210,000.
Nine network won Wednesday with 28.3% then Seven 25.9%, TEN 20.4%, ABC 17.9% and SBS 7.5%.
Nine News (938,000 / 934,000) was best for Nine then The Block (901,000), A Current Affair (810,000), Hot Seat (490,000 / 201,000), Bite Club (443,000) and Truth & Lies (194,000).
Seven News was #1 for Seven with 1.00m / 964,000 followed by Home and Away (623,000), The Chase (591,000 / 388,000), Motorbike Cops (579,000), Highway Patrol (543,000), 9-1-1 (498,000), and Criminal Minds (311,000). Deception debuted with 165,000.
The Bachelor drew 819,000 for TEN then The Project (518,000 / 304,000), Kinne Tonight (404,000), TEN Eyewitness News (380,000), Pointless (265,000) and Madam Secretary (151,000).
ABC News (722,000), Anh’s Brush with Fame (652,000), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (625,000), 7:30 (622,000), You Can’t Ask That (386,000), Adam Hills: The Last Leg (245,000) and Think Tank (197,000) comprised ABC’s night. Tonightly with Tom Ballard was 101,000 on ABC.
Great British Railway Journeys led SBS with 210,000 followed by SBS World News (140,000), Deep State (138,000), The Employables (136,000), Food Safari Water (118,000). The Chef’s Line was 63,000.
The Big Bang Theory topped multichannels at 197,000.
News Breakfast: 117,000 / 48,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 22 August 2018