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Budget speech beats Ambulance Australia, Nine wins Tuesday.

Ratings: MAFS & Travel Guides prove unbeatable, Seven News wins at 6.

You gotta feel for 10. Up against the drama highs and lows of the Treasurer’s Budget speech it still finished fourth in its slot.

While 506,000 viewers tuned in to ABC’s Budget 2019 speech Ambulance Australia could only manage 363,000, down on last week’s 413,000.

Married at First Sight was again #1 and topped the demos at 1.39m viewers, up on last Tuesday and well in front of My Kitchen Rules on 832,000. Nine’s juggernaut has just 2 more episodes to come.

Nine won Tuesday with 34.5% then Seven 29.5%, ABC 15.6%, 10 13.5% and SBS 6.8%.

Travel Guides drew 870,000 again outranked Nine News (866,000 / 845,000) for Nine then A Current Affair (818,000), Hot Seat (423,000 / 274,000) and True Story with Hamish & Andy (385,000 / 263,000).

Seven News won its slot with 1.06m / 1.02m. Home & Away was 748,000 then The Chase (607,000 / 380,000), Manhunt (569,000) and The Latest: Seven News (232,000).

ABC News (692,000) was best for ABC then Budget 2019 (506,000 / 425,000), Louis Theroux (287,000) and The Drum (200,000 / 111,000).

The Project (426,000 / 234,000) led for 10. 10 News First was 371,000. NCIS was 263,000 then NCIS: LA (214,000 / 80,000) and Pointless (203,000).

On SBS it was Great Continental Railway Journeys (248,000), Insight (179,000), Dateline (142,000) and SBS World News (129,000 / 76,000).

ABC KIDS’ hit Bluey topped multichannels at 214,000.

Sunrise: 274,000
Today: 189,000
News Breakfast: 101,000 / 40,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 2 April 2019

11 Responses

  1. I watched Ambulance and then Manhunt final….not interested in budget…only good if this gov. gets in and if they keep their promises….all pollies make many promises… ?

  2. Finally bought a new remote for my PVR (only taken 6+ months) so we have returned to recording shows and viewing in the 7.30-8.30 timeslot. Started watching Manhunt Monday night, watched last week’s ep last night and tonight we will watch the finale. Thank goodness there are shows to watch outside of MAFS.
    And agree re: 10. Really feel for them atm. We like Ambulance Australia but we forget it’s on…used to watch the British version on Saturday nights.

  3. I never watch Ambulance on Tuesday but I watch Ambulance every week via one of TEN’s multi-repeats. Usually Saturday night. Like so much on TEN it’s hard to know what’s a first-run and what’s a repeat.

      1. Good point.
        “Hughesy, We Have a Problem” on Sunday night was listed on the screen guide as ‘Encore’ but looked to be first run. Its just encored 2-3 times through out the week.

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