Murder doco helps Seven secure ratings week

Ratings: Last week a true crime doco from Seven gave Reality TV a run for its money.

Seven has scored its sixth ratings week in a row after the surprise success of true crime documentary Murder in the Outback.

The CJZ doco on the Peter Falconio murder pulled just over a million viewers. But it was MasterChef that was the top drawcard outside of news bulletins. Nine’s week was led by News and current affairs.

Seven: 29.5
Nine: 27.4
10: 18.5
ABC: 15.9
SBS: 8.7

Primary channel
Seven: 21.1
Nine: 19.1
10: 12.6
ABC: 11.1
SBS: 5.2

10 BOLD: 3.6
7mate: 3.4
7TWO: 3.3
ABC KIDS Comedy / 9GEM / 9GO!: 2.5
10 Peach: 2.2
9Life: 2.1
7flix: 1.8
ABC News: 1.7
9RUSH / SBS World Movies: 1.1
SBS Food: 0.9
ABC ME: 0.5
NITV: 0.1

Sven won 16-39 and 25-54.

Seven claimed Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Nine scored Sunday and Monday. ABC bettered 10 on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Seven led in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Nine was victorious in Sydney and Brisbane.

Best brands last week were:

Seven: Seven News (Sun: 1.24m), Murder in the Outback (1.03m), Big Brother (Mon: 723,000) and AFL (695,000).

Nine: Nine News (Sun: 1.14m), A Current Affair (750,000), The Voice (748,000) and Emergency (591,000).

10: MasterChef Australia (Mon: 1.05m), Have You Been Paying Attention? (856,000), The Project 7pm (552,000) and Bachelor in Paradise (Launch: 507,000).

ABC: ABC News (811,000), Hard Quiz (706,000), 7:30 (639,000) and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (638,000).

SBS: Tony Robinson’s World by Rail (362,000), Great Asian Railway Journeys (312,000), The Windsor’s Lost Letters (243,000) and Extreme Railway Journeys (242,000).

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