ABC soft on Tuesday
Ratings: Aunty under-performs. Ninja Warrior wins its slot on a decent night for Nine.
This week is shaping up as a sports-fest for couch potatoes.
Between Wimbledon, ICC Cricket World Cup, State of Origin, Tour de France, AFL and NRL…. there’s something on every night.
Add the athletes of Australian Ninja Warrior to the mix, and there’s plenty on offer. Last night the show drew 879,000, down on its premiere, but enough to comfortably win its slot and top the demos.
Next in the slot were MasterChef Australia (630,000), House Rules (552,000) and 7:30 (451,000).
But ABC sure had a soft night, slipping under the 300,000 mark from 8pm and slugging it out with SBS. The final episode of docudrama Blue Water Empire (pictured) was just 190,000.
Nine network won Tuesday with 31.1% then Seven 28.4%, 10 18.0%, ABC 13.1% and SBS 9.4%.
Nine News (883,000 / 877,000), then A Current Affair (788,000), Hot Seat (516,000 / 306,000) and ICC Cricket World Cup (344,000). 204,000 watched the Cricket on 9GEM earlier, which led multichannels.
Seven News was #1 for Seven with 1.06m / 993,000 then The Chase (658,000 / 393,000) and Home and Away (644,000). Andrew Denton: Interview drew 347,000 then True Stories (198,000).
The Project was 508,000 / 272,000 then 10 News First (387,000), Body Hack (278,000), Celebrity Name Game (247,000) and NCIS (128,000).
ABC News (605,000), Ask the Doctor (280,000), Louis Theroux (213,000), and The Drum (183,000) comprised other ABC shows.
Every Family Has a Secret ended at 279,000 for SBS followed by Insight (166,000), SBS World News (139,000), and Tour de France (132,000).
News Breakfast: 107,000 / 35,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 9 July 2019.