SeaChange TV ratings
(Image: Nine Entertainment)

So did the audience return for another viewing of the remade Seachange on Nine last night? Nope, stayed away in their hundreds of thousands. From the debut 1.10 million the audience slumped 28% to 796,000 last night as viewers gave the remake a thumbs down. The show went from what Nine bragged last week was “the highest rating drama of 2019″ to simply making up the numbers last night.

It was well beaten by Australian Survivor on Ten with 974,000. Most of Andrew Denton’s interview with Julie Bishop also easily accounted for Seachange with 943,000. The bottom line is that Seven won the night in total people and the main channel, even though Nine’s The Block did well with 1.15 million.

In regional markets, Seven’s 6pm news top had 593,000, followed by Seven News/Today Tonight with 555,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm with 371,000, Home and Away with 368,000 and ACA with 327,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (29.5%)
  2. Nine (27.7%)
  3. Ten (19.3%)
  4. ABC (15.0%)
  5. SBS (8.4%)

Network main channels:

  1. Seven (22.6%)
  2. Nine (20.2%)
  3. Ten (13.6%)
  4. ABC (10.8%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.5%)

Top 5 digital channels: )

  1. 7mate (4.0%)
  2. 10 Bold, Gem (3.%)
  3. Gem (3.0%)
  4. GO (2.9%)
  5. 10 Peach (2.5%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.672 million
  2. Seven News/TT —  1.599 million
  3. Nine/NBN News 6.30  — 1.194 million
  4. Nine/NBN News   — 1.185 million
  5. The Block (Nine) — 1.152 million
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.088 million
  7. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.003 million
  8. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 995,000
  9. Australian Survivor (Ten) — 974,000
  10. 7pm ABC News — 959,000

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News— 1.079 million
  2. Seven News/TT — 1.044 million

Losers: Seven — fancy dropping a dog behaving badly special in to 7.30?

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News– 1.079 million
  2. Seven News/TT (Seven) — 1.044 million
  3. Nine News  —878,000
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 870,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 761,000
  6. 7pm ABC News – 654,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 494,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 477,000
  9. Foreign Correspondent (ABC) — 377,000
  10. 10 News First  — 285,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 459,000 (Metros: 269,000)
  2. Today (Nine) —290,000 (Metros: 183,000)
  3. ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) —255,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 224,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 128,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 73,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Jones & Credlin (Sky News) —61,000
  2. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 59,000
  3. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 58,000
  4. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) —  55,000
  5. Credlin (Sky News) — 48,000

Peter Fray

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