• ABC aired Eat Pray Love
Total TV Ratings, April 15
ABC’s The Larkins grew its audience by 21% in the overnights, with a Total TV audience of 663,000 tuning in to watch the episode.
The biggest jump in commercial primetime viewing goes to 10’s CSI: Vegas, where the Total TV audience grew by 36% to reach 193,000 viewers.
Overnight TV Ratings, April 22
Seven enjoyed a Saturday night win in both the network and primary channel shares with 36.2% and 24.4%, respectively. 7mate won the multichannels with 5.6%.
Seven’s Saturday Night AFL saw Geelong take a 93-point victory over the Sydney Swans in what has been described as a grand final rematch. The program ranked #1 in the 16-39 demo, while the pre-match coverage had 212,000 views. Earlier in the day, the Lions defeated the Giants 16.12 (108) to 13.9 (87) in front of 175,000. In entertainment, Border Security: Australia’s Front Line reached 209,000 as a nervous passenger broke into a sweat when officers suspected he was carrying narcotics.
Nine’s A Current Affair came out on top, reaching 412,000 as the program met with a boy who survived a 12-hour surgery to beat brain cancer. Earlier in the night, Getaway had 291,000 as the team explored Paris, while Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets had 166,000.
On the ABC, Eat Pray Love starring Julia Roberts, had 189,000. Children’s program Bluey made the top 20 with 151,000 as Bingo pretended to be Boss Bluey’s new employee.
10 aired two repeats of The Dog House Australia, with the later episode topping entertainment for the network with 215,000 as one-eyed Maltese Harlie became a fury friend to Karin after an accident left her mostly immobile.
The top program on SBS was The Wonders of Europe, with 100,000.
On Fox League, the Cowboys defeated the Knights 18-26 in front of 332,000, while the Sharks claimed victory against the Bulldogs in front of 289,000 in a close game.
Fox Footy’s top game was Geelong v Sydney, which saw Geelong claim victory in front of 245.000.