AFL pushes Seven across the line on Tuesday
Ratings: The Block leads tight battle, Masked Singer tops demos, while AFL makes up for Seven shortcomings.
It was an AFL game on 7mate that helped pushed Seven to a Tuesday night network win, and not its brand new reality show.
The 7mate match drew 200,000 viewers in Perth & Adelaide where it screened, helping to nudge Seven to a network share despite its primary channel trailing Nine’s.
Meanwhile there was a three way battle going on last night with The Block (692,000), Anh’s Brush with Fame (682,000) and The Masked Singer (681,000 rising to 797,000 for the reveal of Julia Morris as Kitten). 10’s show beat Nine’s across the demos for the full show.
Next were 7:30 (565,000), Plate of Origin (419,000) and Great Asian Railway Journeys (256,000).
Later Further Back in Time for Dinner won its slot for ABC at 582,000 then Halifax: Retribution (479,000) and Inside the Crown: Secrets of the Royals (305,00).
Seven network won Tuesday wth 28.0% then Nine 27.3%, 10 18.4%, ABC 17.0% and SBS 9.4%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.03m / 942,000 for Seven. The Chase (566,000 / 344,000) and Home & Away (552,000) followed.
Nine News (971,000 / 946,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (732,000) and Hot Seat (503,000 / 295,000). Bluff City Law debuted at 214,000.
The Project drew 532,000 /335,000 for 10. 10 News First (366,000 / 248,000) and movie: Miss Congeniality 2 was 218,000.
ABC News led its slot on 721,000. The Great Acceleration (229,000) and The Drum (197,000) followed.
On SBS it was SBS World News (183,000), Insight (151,000), Dateline (108,000), Mastermind (85,000) and The Feed (73,000).
News Breakfast: 140,000 / 57,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 1 September 2020