Farmer wraps with Monday win, drama night modest for SBS.
Ratings: Farmer beats Block & Masked Singer. Double drama dose barely lift SBS share.
Farmer Wants a Wife has finished its season with 923,000 for Seven -a timeslot win and a season high.
The Block was next at 738,000 then The Masked Singer on 692,000 (rising to 786,000 for the reveal of Sophie Monk), 7:30 (603,000) and Australian Story (469,000). While The Block topped 25-54s, Masked Singer led 16-39s.
Later Have You Been Paying Attention? drew 704,000 defeating newcomer Celebrity: IOU (443,000), Media Watch (437,000), Four Corners (402,000), 9-1-1: Lone Star (327,000) and The Salisbury Poisonings (254,000).
Seven network won Monday with 28.1% then Nine 26.2%, 10 21.2%, ABC 15.9% and SBS 8.6% -a drama experiment on the latter barely shifted the share compared to last Monday’s 8.3%.
Seven News was #1 at 1.19m / 1.12m for Seven. Home and Away drew 673,000 then The Chase (639,000 / 366,000). Chicago Fire was 197,000.
Nine News (1.11m / 1.06m) was best for Nine. A Current Affair was 738,000 then Hot Seat (567,000 / 349,000). A late Nine News edition was 241,000.
The Project drew 580,000 / 346,000 for 10 then 10 News First (433,000 / 253,000) and Just for Laughs Uncut (269,000).
ABC News won its slot at 816,000. Q&A (273,000) and The Drum (204,000) also ranked for ABC.
On SBS it was The Blitz: Britain on Fire (217,000), SBS World News (182,000), Hungry Ghosts (131,000) and Mastermind (100,000).
Bluey was best on multichannels at 175,000.
News Breakfast: 158,000 / 61,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 24 August 2020