Seven News 7 TV ratings
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A case of deja vu or something like it as Seven News (1.69 million nationally) and Seven News/Today Tonight (1.59 million) dominated for a second night running. The Voice on Nine was again the most watched non-news program with 1.28 million viewers, and House Rules (912,000 nationally) and MasterChef (808,000 nationally) were again left behind. 

Seven News had a winning national margin of 405,000 over Nine News as Seven won Sydney, Brisbane and dominated the regions. Nine won Melbourne and northern regional NSW.

In regional markets it was Seven’s night with the 6pm News on 630,000, then Seven News/Today Tonight with 577,000, The Chase Australia with 440,000, Home and Away with 379,000 and House Rules with 368,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (29.8%)
  2. Seven (28.0%)
  3. Ten (18.5%)
  4. ABC (15.1%)
  5. SBS (8.7%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (21.6%)
  2. Seven (19.4%)
  3. Ten (12.6%)
  4. ABC (10.3%)
  5. SBS ONE (6.1%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (4.2%)
  2. 10 Bold (3.8%)
  3. GO (3.7%)
  4. ANC Kids/Comedy (2.8%)
  5. Gem (2.7%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.694 million
  2. Seven News/TT —  1.595 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.289 million
  4. The Voice (Nine) — 1.280 million
  5. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.278 million
  6. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.112 million
  7. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.102 million
  8. 7pm ABC News — 1.076 million
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.075 million
  10. House Rules (Seven) — 912,000

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.064 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.018 million

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.064 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.018 million
  3. Nine News— 967,000
  4. Nine News 6.30pm — 958,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 792,000
  6. 7pm ABC News – 711,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 557,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 474,000
  9. 10 News First  — 405,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 313,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 462,000 (Metros: 275,000)
  2. Today (Nine) —304,000 (Metros: 199,000)
  3. ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) —244,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 226,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 153,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 75,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 90,000
  2. Wentworth (Fox Showcase) — 89,000
  3. Jones & Co (Sky News) — 77,000
  4. Family Guy, The Simpsons (Fox8), The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 68,000

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