2 million watch NSW Blues take Origin decider
Ratings: With Origin + Cricket Nine has pulled the biggest network share so far in 2019.
A thrilling State of Origin decider drew a whopping 2 million viewers last night in the 5 city metro.
There were 877,000 viewers in Sydney and 670,000 in Brissy. And if we were to add in regional viewers that number climbs to 2.88m viewers.
But Nine didn’t just have Origin, there was ICC Cricket World Cup on 9GEM too. That 254,000 audience drew a multichannel share of 7.1%.
All up, Nine smashed it with a 48.3% share -the biggest network share of 2019 so far. Origin I last month remains the biggest single audience at 2.18m.
No surprises then that everybody else was down last night.
MasterChef Australia pulled 555,000 then 7:30 (520,000), Anh’s Brush with Fame (492,000), Border Security (409,000) and The Force (331,000).
Amongst other networks Seven drew 19.2%, 10 13.9%, ABC 12.0% and SBS 6.6%.
Nine News drew 910,000 / 867,000 then Hot Seat (522,000 / 287,000).
Seven News won its slot at 1.1m / 1.01m for Seven then The Chase (653,000 / 414,000), Home and Away (612,000), and in select cities, Britain’s Got Talent (165,000) and movie: This Means War (57,000).
The Project (502,000 / 290,000), 10 News First (394,000), Celebrity Name Game (238,000), and Bull (227,000 / 162,000) comprised 10’s other shows.
ABC News was 628,000 for ABC, Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell drew 395,000 then Squinters (241,000), The Drum (181,000) and Insert Name Here (156,000).
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (151,000), Going Places with Ernie Dingo (142,000), SBS World News (137,000), Tour De France (109,000) and Where Are You Really From? (92,000).
News Breakfast: 108,000 /
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 10 July 2019