TV Ratings July 21, 2022: Beauty and the Geek has beautiful ratings for first transformation

Beauty And The Geek

• Gruen becomes hot property for the ABC

• Shaun Micallef runs back to back on 10 and ABC
• Debuts for Brain Eisteddfod, Mad As Hell, Aftertaste

Total TV Ratings: July 13

The Queensland Maroons and channel Nine have stormed to victory with the State of Origin decider held at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium. The match rose 20%, with 3.102 million tuning in as the game came down to a series winning try from Queensland’s Ben Hunt, running 70 meters to seal the deal. The pre-match coverage rose 13% for a total audience of 1.531 million.

Seven’s Home and Away drew a crowd of 829,000, up 26%. ABC’s Gruen wasn’t too far behind, lifting 31% as the show asked how you advertise the cruise industry for 749,000. 

The Weekly With Charlie Pickering dissected the week for 595,000, up 15%. On 10, Five Bedrooms lifted a huge 44%, pulling in a total audience of 316,000.

Overnight TV Ratings: July 20

Primetime News
Seven News 912,000/866,000
Nine News 822,000/819,000
ABC News 567,000
10 News First 321,000 (5:00pm)/ 234,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 140,000 (6:30pm)/123,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
7.30 492,000
The Project 256,000 (6:30pm)/ 357,000 (7:00pm)
The Drum 142,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 193,000
News Breakfast 181,000
Today 195,000

Late News
The Latest 118,000
ABC Late News 105,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 22.3% and a network share of 31.0%. 10 Peach has won the night for multichannels with a 3.9% share. 

Nine’s A Current Affair covered the fallout of the man who climbed the SCG roof during the Wallabies V England match, and the search for missing grandmother Colleen South for 638,000 viewers. Beauty and the Geek threw their pairs into the fast paced world of live TV by getting them to help out on Today Extra. Later, 532,000 watched as the show began transforming the geeks, with Mike being the first to get a new look. The night was rounded out with a repeat of Travel Guides, which brought 384,000 to Argentina.

Home and Away drew a crowd of 418,000 for Seven, before things sped up for the 315,000 who tuned in for Highway Patrol. Britain’s Got Talent rounded out the night with 195,000.

The Project (256,000 6:30pm / 357,000  7pm) covered the shortage of vital medications and interviewed global superstar Louis Tomlinson. The debut of Shaun Micaleff’s Brain Eisteddfod saw teams of year 11 students from Western Sydney’s Prairiewood High School go head-to-head with Barker College, challenging the minds of 437,000 viewers. 

7.30 looked into the winter surge of infectious diseases including Covid, and Victoria’s anti corruption commission for 492,000. Gruen was hot property, looking at the advertising of real estate for 519,000. Shaun Micaleff was back on screens after Channel 10’s Brain Eisteddfod earlier in the night, this time with the new season of Mad As Hell poking fun at the new government, debuting to an audience of 487,000. Rounding out the night, Aftertaste season two debuted to 217,000 viewers.

The highest rating show on SBS was 2022 the Tour De France: Stage 17 Live with an audience of 115,000. 

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