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If it’s Tuesday it must be Budget night for ABC

Ratings: Lego Masters still leads entertainment. ABC share down due to covering Budget Night.

ABC covered Budget Night in all its fiscal glory but it cost them around 4% in share compared to having Anh’s Brush with Fame and Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds last week.

The Treasurer’s speech drew 413,000 metro viewers, which trailed Lego Masters (683,000), MasterChef Australia (573,000) and Big Brother (553,000). 7:30‘s analysis -at 8pm- was lower still at 270,000, although it ran for a full hour.

Later Movie: Central Intelligence led with 297,000, then The Good Doctor (294,000) and How to Stay Married (272,000).

Nine network won the night with 29.6% then Seven 28.0%, 10 19.7%, ABC 14.4% and SBS 8.3%.

Nine News was best for Nine at 948,000 / 935,000. A Current Affair won its slot at 683,000 then Hot Seat (457,000 / 287,000).

Seven News was #1 with 1.01m / 977,000 for Seven. Home & Away was the second highest entertainment show at 585,000 then The Chase (520,000 / 298,000). The Latest was 117,000.

The Project drew 478,000 / 294,000 for 10. 10 News First was 345,000 / 247,000 with NCIS just 137,000.

ABC News pulled 634,000 for ABC. The Drum and David Speers’ Budget Analysis were both 164,000.

On SBS it was Who Do You Think You Are? (235,000), Insight (187,000), SBS World News (157,000 / 135,000), Dateline (133,000), Mastermind (78,000) and The Feed (68,000).

Outback Truckers on 7mate topped multichannels at 165,000.

Sunrise: 257,000
Today: 210,000
News Breakfast: 111,000 / 52,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 11 May 2021

7 Responses

  1. I noticed former long-time 10 anchor Kath Robinson (and wife or Reaso and affected by 10’s infamous period some years back) presenting ABC News budget coverage last night, would have been around mid-evening “The Business” was the show. Good on her and the ABC.

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