Origin II tops week, News & Current Affairs up.
Lockdowns & press conferences lift bulletins for all networks. Nine wins the week.
With lockdowns around the country, News and current affairs programmes all saw a lift last week.
Seven News, Nine News, ABC News, 10 News First & SBS World News were all up last week. So were A Current Affair, 7:30 and The Project.
It was the same for breakfast and morning TV as govt press conferences drew viewers to their screens.
But it was State of Origin II that helped Nine win the week.
10 BOLD: 3.4
10 Peach: 2.5
ABC News: 2.2
7flix / ABC Kids TV Plus: 2.1
SBS VICELAND: 1.3
SBS Food: 0.8
SBS World Movies: 0.7
10 Shake: 0.6
ABC ME: 0.5
Nine led the demos 16 – 39 and 25 – 54.
Seven won Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Nine led on Sunday, Monday & Wednesday. ABC bettered 10 on Friday and both tied for Saturday.
Seven led Melbourne, Brisbane & Adelaide. Nine claimed victory in Sydney & Brissy.
Best brands last week were:
Nine: State of Origin (1.86m), Nine News (Sun: 1.16m), A Current Affair (750,000) and Australian Ninja Warrior (Wed: 614,000).
Seven: Seven News (Sun: 1.2m), Big Brother (Winner announced: 790,000), The Chase (627,000) and Home & Away (615,000).
10: Have You Been Paying Attention? (659,000), MasterChef Australia (Mon: 640,000), The Sunday Project (480,000) and 10 News First (442,000).
ABC: ABC News (755,000), 7:30 (638,000), Vera (510,000) and Anh’s Brush with Fame (503,000).
SBS: Who Do You Think You Are? (305,000), Tour de France (179,000), SBS World News (176,000) and Britain’s Cathedrals with Tony Robinson (164,000).
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