Super switch TV ratings
(Image: Seven Network)

Seven’s night. The Voice was resting the vocals for a few days to regather itself for next week. The most watched non-news program last night was the 5.30pm part of The Chase Australia on Seven with 1.06 million national viewers. Seven might have won, but it was despite showing another ep of The Super Switch flop. It got just 498,000 nationally, fourth in the time slot behind ABC’s Anh’s Brush With Fame (1.031 million and the most watched non-news program in prime time), Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation on Nine with 718,000, MasterChef on Ten with 987,000.

In the regions, Seven won with the 6pm news on 600,000 viewers,Seven News/Today Tonight with 587,000, the 5.30pm bit of The Chase Australia with 404,000, Home and Away with 399,000 and Anh’s Brush With Fame on 350,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (26.9%)
  2. Nine (25.4%)
  3. Ten (22.4%)
  4. ABC (18.3%)
  5. SBS (7.1%)

Network main channels:

  1. Seven (18.1%)
  2. Nine (16.8%)
  3. Ten (14.4%)
  4. ABC (13.8%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.9%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 10 Bold (5.3%)
  2. Gem (3.7%)
  3. 7TWO (3.3%)
  4. 7mate (2.8%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy (2.7%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.678 million
  2. Seven News/TT —  1.632 million
  3. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.234 million
  4. Nine/NBN News — 1.223 million
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.093 million
  6. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.063 million
  7. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.053 million
  8. Anh’s Brush With Fame (ABC) — 1.031 million
  9. 7pm ABC News (ABC)  — 1.005 million
  10. Masterchef Australia (Ten) — 987,000

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News– 1.077 million
  2. Seven News/TT (Seven) — 1.045 million

Losers: Usual suspects — The Super Switch, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News– 1.077 million
  2. Seven News/TT (Seven) — 1.045 million
  3. Nine News — 919,000
  4. Nine News 6.30pm  — 908,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 763,000
  6. 7pm ABC News – 673,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 532,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 487,000
  9. 10 News First  — 437,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 288,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 478,000 (Metros: 283,000)
  2. Today (Nine) —277,000 (Metros: 182,000)
  3. ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) —269,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 227,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 127,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 74,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 77,000
  2. Cricket World Cup: South Africa v NZ (Fox Cricket) — 71,000
  3. Selling Houses Australia (LifeStyle) — 63,000
  4. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 60,000
  5. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 59,000

Peter Fray

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