Who Do you Think You Are? soars for SBS, challenges 7:30, House Rules.
Ratings: Who knew Dr. Karl was so popular, as the biggest damn show on SBS in over a year?
SBS has drawn a knockout crowd for Who Do You Think You Are?
Last night’s episode featuring Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki pulled 479,000 viewers. That was the highest rating show across 2018 and 2019 -excluding the World Cup– and helped SBS to their highest audience share all year at 10.4%.
Dr. Karl proved more popular than episodes this season with Scott Cam, Marta Dusseldorp and Jennifer Byrne.
The show also challenged 7:30 on 481,000 and Seven’s House Rules at 556,000 and pushed ABC’s Recording Studio into 5th place from 8pm.
The Voice won the slot and the older demos at 856,000 while MasterChef Australia won the younger demo with a total audience of 618,000.
Nine network won Tuesday with 29.8% then Seven 26.9%, 10 17.8%, ABC 15.0% and SBS 10.4%.
Nine News was 969,000 / 964,000 for Nine. A Current Affair pulled 810,000 then The Big Bang Theory (593,000 / 433,000), Hot Seat (550,000 / 339,000) and Timeless (157,000).
Seven News was #1 with 1.08m / 1.01m for Seven then Home & Away (686,000) and The Chase (606,000 / 364,000). Andrew Denton: Interview drew 414,000 and God Friended Me was 162,000.
The Project drew 447,000 / 266,000 for 10 the 10 News First (404,000), Mr. Black (341,000), Celebrity Name Game (231,000) and NCIS (221,000).
ABC News (677,000) was best for ABC. Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure drew 303,000 then The Recording Studio (286,000), Princess Margaret: The Royal Rebel (226,000) and The Drum (220,000).
Elsewhere on SBS it was Insight (295,000), SBS World News (158,000), Dateline (132,000), Mastermind (105,000) and Michael Mosley: Reset: 85,000.
ABC KIDS’ Rusty Rivets (173,000) topped multichannels.
News Breakfast: 121,000 / 42,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 21 May 2019