News drives ratings week

News events drew big numbers last week, with all network seeing lifts for bulletins.

But Nine won its sixth straight week led by Married at First Sight.

A brief burst of AFL helped Seven to take out three nights with Australian Survivor at a season high for 10. ABC’s Bluey also drew extraordinary multichannel numbers of up to 458,000.

Network:
Nine: 29.2
Seven: 26.6
ABC: 19.2
10: 17.1
SBS: 7.8

Primary channel:
Nine: 21.5
Seven: 18.7
ABC: 13.4
10: 11.2
SBS: 4.6

Multichannels:
10 BOLD: 3.5
9GEM: 3.4
7mate: 3.2
7TWO: 3.1
ABC News: 2.8
9GO!: 2.5
ABC KIDS Comedy / 10 Peach: 2.4
9Life: 1.8
7flix: 1.7
SBS VICELAND: 1.2
SBS World Movies: 1.0
SBS Food: 0.9
ABC ME: 0.6
NITV: 0.1

Nine won the demos 16-39 and 25-54.

Nine led on Sunday – Wednesday. Seven won Thursday – Saturday.

Seven claimed Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Nine ruled in Sydney & Brisbane. ABC bettered 10 every night except Thursday.

Best brands last week were:

Nine: Married at First Sight (Sun: 1.12m), Nine News (Sun: 1.09m), 60 Minutes (732,000) and A Current Affair (725,000).

Seven: Seven News (1.08m), Seven’s AFL (Thurs: 798,000), Home and Away (582,000) and The Chase (549,000).

ABC: ABC News (Sun: 872,000), 7:30 (808,000), Doc Martin (805,000) and Hard Quiz (753,000).

10: Australian Survivor (Tues: 728,000), Gogglebox (603,000), Dancing with the Stars (503,000) and The Project (7pm: 501,000).

SBS: Great American Railroad Journeys (272,000), Tony Robinson’s History of Britain (254,000), Insight (227,000) and Secrets of our Cities (201,000).

Infograph: supplied by Nine.

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