• ABC’s The Larkins tops entertainment
Total TV Ratings, April 8
ABC’s The Larkins grew its audience by 22% in the overnights, with a Total TV audience of 499,000 tuning in to watch the episode.
The biggest jump in commercial primetime viewing goes to ABC’s Under the Vines, where the Total TV audience grew by 38% to reach 458,000 viewers.
Nine’s Space Invaders also enjoyed a 21% rise for 476,000.
Overnight TV Ratings, April 15
Seven enjoyed a Saturday night win in both the network and primary channel shares with 37.0% and 26.4%, respectively. 7mate came out on top with the multichannel win with 4.4%
The third night of the Adelaide Gather Round saw 424,000 viewers tune in to watch Port Adelaide take a thrilling 14-point win over the Western Bulldogs in torrential rain at Adelaide Oval on Seven’s Saturday Night AFL. The program ranked #1 in all key age demos, while the pre-match coverage had 335,000 metro views. In entertainment, Border Security: Australia’s Front Line reached 198,000 as officers came across a box from Malaysia that revealed something frightening.
After 9News clocked 593,000 nightly viewers, Nine’s A Current Affair came out on top of the network and shared the story of Kimberley Caines who was inspired to think about her own fertility after interviewing another woman who struggled to start a family. Earlier in the night, Getaway had 254,000 as the team enjoyed the world’s first cable car rooftop experience.
On the ABC, The Larkins topped entertainment, enjoying an audience of 304,000. Later in the night, Under the Vines had 243,000 for the sixth episode in the season. Children’s program Bluey made the top 20 with 188,000 as Bluey and Bingo built a cubby for their stuffed toy Kimjim.
Network 10 aired two repeats of The Dog House Australia, with the later episode topping entertainment for 10 with 195,000 as Emily hoped that bringing a dog into their home will offer a calming influence to her neurodiverse son Jacob. Earlier on, 10 News First had 180,000.
The top program on SBS was The Wonders of Europe with 108,000.
On Fox League, the Broncos defeated the Titans 43-26 in front of 327,000, while the Panthers claimed victory against the Knights in front of 313,000 in a close game.
Fox Footy’s top game was Essendon v Melbourne, which saw the Bombers enjoy a 15.14 (104) to 11.11 (77) victory in front of 275.000. Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs had 221,000.