TV Ratings July 16: Benjamin Lau is best of the night on Ninja Warrior in front of 868k

• Moon docos attract modest crowds in crowded lunar landscape

• Third episode of Ninja Warrior this week wins for Nine

• Seven News 1,109,000/1,050,000
• Nine News 892,000/921,000
• A Current Affair 787,000
• ABC News 624,000
• 7.30 496,000
• The Project 273,000/478,000
• 10 News First 382,000
• The Drum 190,000
• SBS World News 147,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 270,000
• Today 195,000


Home And Away drifted from 711,000 on Monday to 700,000 on Tuesday

House Rules again featured more work in an outdoor area with 609,000 watching after 732,000 and 590,000 previously this week.

Carl Barron was then a great guest on Andrew Denton’s Interview and he ended the show with a song. The audience was 439,000 after 400,000 last week.


A Current Affair featured Brady Halls hosting last night with 787,000 watching after 836,000 on Monday.

Australian Ninja Warrior has gone from 899,000 to 923,000 and then 868,000 after three nights this week. Benjamin Lau stormed through the Ninja Warrior course with the furthest and fastest run of the night.

The second and final instalment of Murder, Lies and Alibis then did 405,000 after episode one did 340,000 on Monday.


The Project featured Kitty Flanagan returning to the program she used to be a regular on. The Tuesday episode did 478,000 after 511,000 on Monday.

Larissa had the best dish on MasterChef last night as the remaining contestants fought for an advantage to help them secure a spot in the semi-finals. The Tuesday episode was on 649,000.

Todd Sampon’s Bodyhack then did 279,000 after 304,000 the week prior.


ABC News and 7.30 were clear favourites last night, despite 7.30 shedding over 100,000 viewers from Monday.

Stargazing: Moon and Beyond did 359,000 in a week full of way too many moon landing special features/docos.


Chasing The Moon had an audience of 188,000 after 160,000 on Monday.

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