Australian ninja warrior tv ratings
(Image: Nine Entertainment)

Nine’s night as the Australian Ninja Warrior Grand Final pulled in 1.87 million for the winner’s announcement and a more substantial national average of 1.71 million for the lead up. That was around 200,000 more than watched the final stage of the 2018 program.

The Ninja Warriors squeezed everything else — Seven’s Australia’s Got Talent slumped under to 976,000, as did Australian Survivor on Ten — 836,000.

In regional markets Seven’s 6pm News was on top with 630,000, followed Seven News/Today Tonight with 587,000, then The Ninja Warrior “Winner” with 532,000, the lead up to the Ninja “Winner” Announcement with 490,000 and The Chase Australia 5.30pm with 380,000.

Network channel share:
Nine (31.8%)
Seven (25.4%)
Ten (18.0%)
ABC (16.4%)
SBS (7.4%)

Network main channels:
Nine (25.0%)
Seven (17.6%)
Ten (14.0%)
ABC (12.3%)
SBS ONE (3.6%)

Top 5 digital channels:
7mate (3.3%)
7TWO, Gem (2.6%)
10 Bold, GO (2.5%)

Top 10 national programs:
Australian Ninja Warrior — Winner Announced (Nine) — 1.87 million
Seven News — 1.73 million
Australian Ninja Warrior (Nine) — 1.71 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.61 million
Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.27 million
Nine/NBN News — 1.23 million
A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.21 million
Home and Away (Seven) — 1.08 million
The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.02 million
7pm ABC News — 996,000

Top metro programs:
Australian Ninja Warrior — Winner Announced (Nine) — 1.34 million
Australian Ninja Warrior (Nine) — 1.22 million
Seven News — 1.10 million
Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.02 million

Metro news and current affairs:
Seven News — 1.10 million
Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.02 million
Nine News 6.30 — 953,000
Nine News — 927,000
A Current Affair (Nine) — 885,000
7pm ABC News — 678,000
7.30 (ABC) — 615,000
The Project 7pm (Ten) — 496,000
Four Corners (ABC) — 453,000
Media Watch (ABC) — 449,000

Morning (National) TV:
Sunrise (Seven) — 424,000 (Metros: 248,000)
Today (Nine) —311,000 (Metros: 210,000)
ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 252,000
The Morning Show (Seven) — 195,000
Studio 10 (Ten) — 139,000
Today Extra (Nine) — 76,000

Top five pay TV programs:
AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 69,000
AFL: On The Couch (Fox Footy) — 61,000
The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 59,000
Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 54,000
Credlin (Sky News) — 43,000

Peter Fray

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