TV Ratings April 9: Seven’s foodie Tuesday a winner

• Bachelor In Paradise lifts 10

Tuesday: Week 15 2019

• Seven’s foodie Tuesday a winner with MKR and Gordon Ramsay
• Nine share eases as final season of Big Bang gets MAFS timeslot
• Bachelor In Paradise lifts 10: Best Tuesday share in 8 weeks

By James Manning 

• Seven News 1,055,000/995,000
• Nine News 907,000/896,000
• A Current Affair 799,000
• ABC News 662,000
• 7.30 574,000
• The Project 252,000/432,000
• 10 News First 380,000
• SBS World News 134,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 309,000
• Today 208,000


Despite winning the night, Seven’s share was down week-on-week from 22.1% to 21.5%.

An average of 700,000 is looking beyond Home And Away this week with 666,000 last night after starting the week on 679,000.

The soap was part of a winning Seven line-up though which turned to food after 7.30pm.

My Kitchen Rules did 854,000 after 836,000 a week ago, but up significantly on the 710,000 watching on Monday.

Gordon Ramsay and his friends Gino and Fred delivered a very entertaining hour with The Ultimate Road Trip: The Italian Job, which should have attracted a few more of the Travel Guides audience than it did – 326,000.


Not surprisingly the channel recorded its lowest Tuesday share since week 2 in January. The Australian Open and then MAFS have done a great job keeping it well above 20% until last night.

A Current Affair dropped from over 1m to just under 800,000.

The final season of The Big Bang Theory took over the 7.30pm timeslot with 571,000 and then 469,000 watching two episodes.

The 2017 movie Guardians Of The Galaxy: Volume 2 screened at 8.30pm with 355,000 staying the distance until after 11pm.


The channel recorded its best share in eight weeks with the launch of Bachelor In Paradise lifting the audience. The first episode did 553,000 after 752,000 on debut in 2018 on a Sunday night.

Network 10’s head of programming Daniel Monaghan said this morning: “Bachelor In Paradise is back and we’re thrilled to return as the #1 show in under 50s for the night. It was also #1 in every key demo. Once again, it fulfilled its promise to be the noisiest show on social media, trending #1 in Australia and #5 worldwide. The show had an explosive start last night and we can’t wait to share more of what Paradise has to offer in the coming weeks, starting tonight with one of the most anticipated moments of the season – when Richie Strahan and Alex Nation go head to head.”

Elsewhere on 10 The Project did 432,000 after 496,000 on Monday.

NCIS started after 9pm with 272,000.


The final episode of this season of Foreign Correspondent saw Sally Sara reporting from Brazil for the metro audience of 404,000.

A new season of Employable Me Australia followed with 355,000.


Michael Portillo was travelling across Greece on Great Continental Railway Journeys with 256,000

The audience held at just over 250,000 for Insight examining when family and faith collide.

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