Glenn Dyer reports:



The Winners

Lost, a real episode and 1.968 million people watched –
570,000 more than second placed Getaway on Nine. And Seven’s Las Vegas perked
up to 1.240 million against Getaway at 7:30pm. Seven’s Amazing Race
streeted the Footy Shows on Nine: in Brisbane the NRL Footy Show fell to its
lowest audience for quite a while with 120,000 people. Sydney was up around 272,000 and Melbourne was on
383,000.
The Losers

Nine News and A Current Affair were weaker
than they have been. Big Brother (938,000) at 7pm was easily beaten by Home and Away
(1.198 million) in the battle for the kiddies. Ten’s repeats of Law
and Order: Special Victims Unit
was another weakness, but it was only just beaten by a fresh
episode of Law and Order: Trial by Jury – viewers are giving this one the thumbs
down!
News &
CA

Seven won Sydney in both the News and TT-ACA battles.
Nine News in Sydney fell sharply to 292,000, a level not
seen for a number of weeks. Nine News and ACA won Melbourne
and Brisbane, Seven won big in Adelaide and Perth (as usual), which got them home
nationally.
The
Stats

Seven won narrowly from Nine. Seven’s winning share of 31.7% ahead of Nine on
30.3%. Ten was on 19.5%, the ABC on 14.4% and SBS on 4.2%. Seven will crow, Nine
will grind its teeth in frustration, but it was the second night this week that
a big win in Perth got Seven home. Nine won Sydney, Melbourne and
Adelaide. Seven
nipped home first in Brisbane but had a 34.1% to
27.0% win in Perth, which proved
decisive.
Glenn Dyer’s
comments

A quiet night and that big win in Perth for Seven will
upset Nine but it will still win the week because of the AFL and NRL games tonight.

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