Ninja Warrior helps Nine to winning week

Ratings: Ninja & Ashes helps Nine to defeat Seven. AGT & Bachelor return strong.

Australian Ninja Warrior took the top 3 slots in the weekly ratings last week (incl. Winner Announced) while a US special also made the Top 20.

Together with The Ashes, it helped Nine to a winning week, but Seven’s new entertainment offerings Australia’s Got Talent and an All New Monty special fared respectably.

10’s new Bachelor series was also off to a flying start, although the network was down on the previous week.

Seven still has the edge on annual Total People share but The Block‘s return will doubtless cause headaches.

Nine: 31.5
Seven: 28.9
10: 17.1
ABC: 15.0
SBS: 7.5

Primary channel:
Nine: 22.5
Seven: 20.1
10: 11.8
ABC: 10.8
SBS: 4.4

9GEM: 3.9
7mate: 3.3
9GO! / 10 BOLD: 3.1
7TWO: 2.8
ABC KIDS Comedy: 2.5
10 Peach: 2.3
9Life / 7flix: 2.0
SBS Food: 1.3
ABC News: 1.2
7food / ABC ME / SBS World Movies: 0.6
NITV: 0.2

Nine easily won the demos 15-54 and 16-39

Best brands last week were:

Nine: Australian Ninja Warrior (Winn. ann: 1.33m), Nine News (Sun: 977,000), 60 Minutes (741,00) and A Current Affair (719,000).

Seven: Seven News (1.01m), Australia’s Got Talent (814,000), The All New Monty (764,000) and Home and Away (632,000).

10: The Bachelor (Launch: 832,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (672,000), Australian Survivor (Mon: 656,000) and The Project (7pm: 462,000).

ABC: Hard Quiz (668,000), Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell (650,000), ABC News (Sun: 637,000) and Back Roads (633,000).

SBS: The Hunting (279,000), King Arthur’s Britain: Truth Unearthed (278,000), Who Do You Think You Are? (Retrospective Special) and Secrets Of The Royal Servants (both 222,000).

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