Here comes the 8:30 switch-off?
Ratings: Only one show from 8:30pm last night could rank above 400,000 viewers.
Beware. Viewing is now falling to lower numbers from as early as 8:30pm.
Only one new show after 8:30pm could register above 400,000 metro viewers last night.
Joanna Lumley’s Hidden Caribbean drew 450,000 then RBT (398,000) and The Montreal Comedy Festival (317,000), Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back (249,000) and Insight (182,000).
Reality shows are still doing good business holding viewers to 9pm.
MasterChef Australia continued to reign in entertainment, last night at 975,000 viewers and topping the demos.
That was well in front of Big Brother (695,000), 7:30 (588,000), Paramedics (546,000), Foreign Correspondent (532,000) and a lift for Who Do You Think You Are? (403,000).
Seven network won Tuesday with 26.0% then Nine 25.4%, 10 21.8%, ABC 16.8% and SBS 10.0%
Seven News was #1 with 1.19m / 1.14m for Seven. The Chase was 695,000 / 642,000 and Home and Away was 669,000. Criminal Minds was just 141,000.
Nine News (1.19m / 1.08m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (767,000). Hot Seat drew 620,000 / 367,000. Botched was 229,000.
The Project was 560,000 / 353,000 for 10 then 10 News First (476,000) and later NCIS (183,000).
ABC News won its slot with 820,000. Road to Now (389,000) and The Drum (237,000) followed.
On SBS it was SBS World News (179,000) and Where Are You Really From? (144,000).
NCIS led multichannels on 175,000.
News Breakfast: 152,000 / 51,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 30 June 2020