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High drama in Tokyo. Seven News, Sunrise strong.

Another huge share for Seven. Australian Survivor leads entertainment.

The Games are never without their share of high drama.

In Toyko last night US gymnast Simone Biles made a shock withdrawal after a poor vault result, drawing world headlines and potentially impacting US viewing.

In Australia Seven primetime Olympics drew 1.19m / 1.13m / 572,000 metro viewers. But they also boosted Sunrise to a recent high of 348,000, well ahead of Today (227,000) and News Breakfast (138,000 / 107,000).

Meanwhile Australian Survivor led in entertainment at 618,000 then Beauty & the Geek (541,000), 7:30 (517,000), Ms. Represented (469,000) and Who Do You Think You Are? (287,000).

Later Catalyst drew 324,000 then The Cheap Seats (286,000), Insight (190,000) and The Weakest Link on just 187,000.

Seven network again led with 45.6% then Nine 19.6%, 10 16.4%, ABC 12.2% and SBS 6.2%.

Seven News was also huge at 1.48m / 1.3m for Seven.

Nine News (1.1m / 983,000) was best for Nine. A Current Affair (692,000) and Hot Seat (484,000 / 307,000) followed. Kath & Kim replays were just 113,000 / 108,000.

The Project drew 441,000 / 305,000 for 10. 10 News First was 374,000 / 252,000. The Montreal Comedy Festival managed 98,000.

ABC News was 669,000. The Drum was 194,000 then And We Danced (129,000).

On SBS it was SBS World News (157,000 / 124,000) and Dateline (86,000). The Feed was just 46,000.

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 27 July 2021

8 Responses

  1. 7 can’t complain with those numbers but I’m pretty sure they’ll start to slide once the swimming finishes.Woukd be interesting to see how the primetime rating’s for NBC are going.

      1. I’m loving the morning finals action. I record the swimming each morning, then when I get home from work I simply fast forward all the adds, commentator moments, other sports etc and just watch the key events. I’ve condensed the morning swimming action down to around 30 minutes. Thanks NBC!

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