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Rosehaven wraps, Making It slides for 10.

Wednesday was a poor night for 10 as The Block again leads in entertainment.

Wednesday was a dud night for 10 with all of its entertainment offerings under 400,000 viewers -despite 2 cities still in lockdown.

The Block again led entertainment 855,000 metro viewers then 7:30 (655,000), Hard Quiz (630,000), SAS Australia (606,000), and Making It (325,000) -down on its Overnight launch of 474,000 last week.

Later Question Everything was 429,000 then the last ever Rosehaven (422,000), an RFDS season finale (417,000) and Paramedics (319,000 in 4 cities).

Nine network won Wednesday with 29.6% then Seven 28.3%, ABC 18.4%, 10 15.8% and SBS 8.0%.

Nine News drew 1.07m / 1.00m for Nine. A Current Affair was 762,000 then Hot Seat (476,000 / 274,000). In 3 cities were EJ Whitten Legends Game (210,000) and Footy Classified (151,000).

Seven News was #1 at 1.17m / 1.09m for Seven. Home & Away drew 620,000 then The Chase (575,000 / 343,000). The Rookie was 173,000.

ABC News won its slot at 822,000. Would I Lie to You? (274,000) and The Drum (199,000) followed.

The Project pulled 492,000 / 304,000 for 10. 10 News First was 387,000 / 242,000. Bull was last in its slot at only 170,000 / 115,000.

On SBS it was Tony Robinson’s World By Rail (207,000), SBS World News (181,000 / 140,000) and Lost for Words (178,000). War of the Worlds was just 64,000.

ABC News Mornings was high at 283,000 on multichannels.

Sunrise: 280,000
News Breakfast: 162,000 / 92,000
Today: 233,000

In Total TV lifts last Wednesday were:

The Rookie: 480,000
Rosehaven: 939,000
RFDS: 1.03m
The Block: 1.41m
Making It: 745,000

OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 22 September 2021

14 Responses

    1. Yes, have really enjoyed RFDS. Hope to see another season at least.
      Excellent cast and absolutely stunning scenery and cinematography. Stephen Peacocke is once again a standout, as he is in The Newsreader.
      Refreshing also to see that it’s not your average cookie cutter Aus drama with predictable happy endings and everything neatly resolved by the end of each episode.
      Much more realistic.

    2. Great show, and finale was really well done. Agree too dealt with issues not usually seen in most local dramas as well.
      Hopefully catch-up viewers lift numbers and international sales help it get to a second series.

  1. I think Making It is really for a niche audience. Some viewers may have watched the first episode to see what it all about, but turned off when they saw it wasn’t their thing – and would not watch it again (hence the ratings drop on second outing). It’s a warm and fuzzy show with not much put downs or drama as say The Block, but it’s reach and attention span is probably only limited.

  2. Making It not as much of a flop as Seven’s Ultimate Tag earlier this year, but well on its way to that territory unfortunately. I was going to give it a go, but then saw the low ratings for it last week, and that put me off.

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