The National TV Ratings
Week ending November 14
Source: David Dale, Sun Herald Blogs
As we race towards the silly season (only two weeks of normal programming to go), Seven draws further ahead of Nine, Ten keeps sinking and ABC is thriving. The prime time audience shares last week were: SBS1&2 5.7 per cent; ABC1&2 18.0; Ten&ONE 19.8; Nine&GO 26.3; Seven&7TWO 30.1.
This was Pay TV’s account of itself: “Tiger Woods and the other competitors in the Australian Masters were watched by 132,000 people on the FOX Sports’ broadcast of Live: Golf: JBWere Masters. Other sports highlights this week include Live: Cricket: ODI Ind v Aus 6th ODI S2 watched by 257,000 viewers, Football: EPL Highlights seen by 69,000 viewers and Live: Golf: Euro PGA: HSBC C’ship Final watched by 67,000 (all on FOX Sports).
“Grand Designs on Lifestyle was seen by 125,000 viewers, Midsomer Murders on UKTV was seen by 107,000 people and New Zealand’s Next Top Model on FOX8 was seen by 103,000 viewers. Law & Order: SVU on TV1 was watched by 102,000 people, Quantum of Solace premiered on Movie One with 96,000 viewers and Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2009 premiered with 95,000 viewers.
“In week 46, STV channels represented 22.2% of all metropolitan viewing between 6am and midnight, 21.5% of all regional viewing and 58.9% of all viewing in subscription TV homes.”
What Australia Watched:
1 PACKED TO THE RAFTERS Seven 1,853,000
2 THE FORCE – BEHIND THE LINE Seven 1,601,000
3 BORDER SECURITY Seven 1,515,000
4 TWO AND A HALF MEN -MON Nine 1,456,000
5 BONES Seven 1,362,000
6 RSPCA ANIMAL RESCUE Seven 1,319,000
7 SEVEN NEWS – SUN Seven 1,313,000
8 SEVEN NEWS Seven 1,296,000
9 LAST CHANCE SURGERY Seven 1,292,000
10 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS Seven 1,272,000
11 NCIS Ten 1,251,000
12 BORDER SECURITY -WED (R) Seven 1,233,000
13 MIDSOMER MURDERS ABC1 1,224,000
14 HIGHWAY PATROL Seven 1,217,000
15 TODAY TONIGHT Seven 1,211,000