The Voice launches to 1.33m viewers
Thanks to Olympics momentum, new Seven talent show trounced The Block & Australian Survivor.
Nine dumped The Voice for low ratings last year but last night Seven relaunched it to 1.33m metro viewers.
Thanks to Olympics momentum, it trounced the return of The Block at 747,000 -the lowest launch in over a decade. By contrast The Voice was Seven’s biggest launch since MKR in 2016.
Australian Survivor drew 609,000 from 7:30pm with Joanna Lumley’s Britain at 512,000 from 7:40pm.
Seven had a clean sweep of the night with Seven News at a huge 1.52m and the Olympics Closing Ceremony at 1.29m / 1.25m (countdown to closing ceremony).
Seven dominated with a 43.7% share, way in front of Nine 23.9%, 10 15.6%, ABC 10.2% and SBS 6.6%.
Nine News was 1.08m with 60 Minutes at 452,000 and a late news edition at 274,000.
The Sunday Project was 404,000 / 325,000 for 10. 10 News First was 378,000 / 271,000 with FBI at 225,000 / 145,000.
ABC News drew 705,000. Innocent (242,000) and Compass (182,000) trailed some daytime titles. Danny and the Human Zoo was just 64,000.
On SBS it was SBS World News 195,000 / 160,000, Volcanoes: Dual Destruction (177,000) and Dan Snow: The Tutankhamun Mystery (147,000).
A Coronavirus: Public Update on ABC News topped multichannels at 350,000 with fairly even numbers in Melbourne & Sydney.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 8 August 2021