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Survivor finale up for TEN

Ratings: The Block stays ahead of Survivor finale, The Good Doctor slips again on Seven.

Shane Gould’s popular win on Australian Survivor has improved on the 2017 grand final for TEN.

The finale pulled 862,000 viewers, rising to 877,000 for the Winner Announced (which technically happened in the Reunion). It topped the demos, but was second in its slot behind The Block at 929,000 viewers. Both shows dominated viewing after 7:30pm.

Seven’s Queen of the World was neck and neck with 7:30 at 533,000 and 531,000 respectively.

After 8:30pm Australian Survivor was still leading but otherwise The Good Doctor, Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane and a final True Story were all locked in a tussle. Insight followed them on SBS.

Seven News, ACA and The Chase won their slots.

Superwog debuted to just 40,000 on ABC Comedy.

Nine network won Tuesday with 28.3% then Seven 25.0%, TEN 22.6%, ABC 17.3% and SBS 6.9%.

The Block led for Nine at 929,000 viewers then Nine News (859,000 / 845,000), A Current Affair (772,000), True Story with Hamish & Andy (566,000 / 421,000), Hot Seat (437,000 / 259,000) and Kath & Kim (265,000 / 227,000).

Seven News was #1 with 953,000 / 941,000 then Home and Away (539,000), The Good Doctor (587,000), The Chase (559,000 / 357,000), Queen of the World (533,000) and The Resident (299,000).

Australian Survivor (877,000 / 862,000 / 609,000) dominated TEN’s schedule then The Project (512,000 / 302,000), TEN Eyewitness News (374,000) and Pointless (240,000).

ABC News (716,000), Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane (572,000), 7:30 (531,000), Ask the Doctor (441,000) and Tick F***ing Tock (362,000),

On SBS it was Great Continental Railway Journeys (268,000), Insight (200,000), Dateline (146,000) and SBS World News (122,000).

ABC KIDS’ show Dino Dano topped multichannels at 182,000.

The Morning Show: 118,000 / 54,000
Today Extra: 94,000 / 53,000
Studio 10: 59,000 / 51,000 / 36,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 9 October 2018

8 Responses

    1. I have only watched Ep 1 so far – loved it ! Yes, so raw and poignant.
      DAAS were savagely brilliant – definitely a product of that era though. More than a touch of The Young Ones about them – .bet they were big fans back in the day…
      Really enjoyed the snippets of the Big Gig…bought back some great memories of those times.

  1. Very annoying that on my Foxtel EPG both the reunion and the finale were listed simply as “Survivor” so when I accidentally played back the wrong one (was super tired last night) I knew who the winner was without seeing the actual finale. How hard would it have been to list the Reunion as “Survivor Reunion”?

  2. Disappointing numbers for The Good Doctor. Hopefully people do what I did and catch up on 7Plus.
    I also hope 7 will fastrack future episodes asap.
    They will probably use yet another excuse and this time wait for The Block to finish up.

    Also it should be well noted that although Superwog’s first TV episode received 40,000 TV viewers, it has recieved 1.18 million Youtube views and is still (as of me typing this post) #1 Trending on YouTube.

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