Australian ninja warrior tv ratings
(Image: Nine Entertainment)

Nine’s night with Australian Ninja Warrior finding more viewers and averaging 1.41 million, one of its best so far. Seven’s House Rules also found new viewers, pulling in 1.27 million which was among the best this season. MasterChef Australia on Ten was again squeezed though — 864,000 for the third-last episode and 747,000 for the masterclass.

Insiders on Sunday morning pulled in 531,000 for the second Sunday in a row — another solid performance after the election and the departure of Barrie Cassidy.

In regional TV it was Seven’s News with 530,000 from House Rules with 493,000. Then it was Australian Ninja Warrior with 414,000, Nine News with 393,000 and the 7pm ABC News with 333,000.

Network channel share:
Nine (29.8%)
Seven (27.7%)
Ten (17.80%)
ABC (16.3%)
SBS (7.6%)

Network main channels:
Nine (23.1%)
Seven (19.7%)
Ten (12.3%)
ABC (11.7%)
SBS ONE (5.3%)

Top 5 digital channels:
7mate (4.0%)
10 Bold (3.1%)
ABC Kids/Comedy (2.8%)
7TWO, Gem (2.5%)

Top 10 national programs:
Seven News — 1.63 million
The Voice — Grand Final (Nine) — 1.41 million
Nine/NBN News — 1.39 million
House Rules (Seven) — 1.27 million
60 Minutes (Nine) — 936,000
7pm ABC News — 934,000
Masterchef Australia (Ten) — 864,000
Midsomer Murders (ABC) — 779,000
Sunday Night (Seven) — 764,000
Masterchef Masterclass (Ten) — 747,000

Top metro programs:
Seven News — 1.10 million
Nine News — 1.00 million

Metro news and current affairs:
Seven News — 1.10 million
Nine News — 1.00 million
60 Minutes (Nine) — 647,00
7pm ABC News — 601,000
Sunday Night (Seven) — 458,000
The Sunday Project 7pm (Ten) — 392,000
10 News First — 271,000
The Sunday Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 262,000
SBS World News — 161,000

Morning (National) TV:
Insiders (ABC, ABC News) — 531,000
Weekend Sunrise (Seven) — 396,000
Landline (ABC) —361,000
Weekend Today (Nine) —300,000
Offsiders (ABC, ABC News) — 255,000
Sports Sunday (Nine) — 200,000

Top five pay TV programs:
NRL: Manly v Parramatta (Fox League) —216,000
AFL: Geelong v hawthorn (Fox Footy) — 186,000
NRL: Gold Coast v Melbourne (Fox League) —157,000
AFL: St Kilda v Footscray (Fox Footy) — 152,000
AFL: Bounce (Fox Footy) — 122,000

Peter Fray

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