• Gogglebox returns with 611,000 as The Bachelor gets 538,000
• Seven wins the night as AFL gets 501,000 as The Front Bar gets 337,000
Seven News 1,049,000/965,000
Nine News 898,000/846,000
ABC News 731,000
A Current Affair 625,000
The Project 303,000/458,000
10 News 363,000/207,000
The Latest 249,000
News Breakfast 159,000
The Drum 173,000
SBS World News 182,000
Seven: Seven’s Thursday Night Football lineup saw the channel win the night with a 20.0% primary share and 31.6% network share. Richmond Tigers v the West Coast Eagles had 501,000 viewers while it was followed by The Front Bar with 337,000.
Nine: 317,000 tuned in to see the South Sydney Rabbitohs upset the Parramatta Eels in the NRL as the football code was the #1 non news program in Sydney and Brisbane. Nine had a 17.2% primary share and 24.0% network share which was good for #2 for the night.
10: The Bachelor had 538,000 which was down on the 591,000 that it had last Thursday but was supported by Gogglebox which had 611,000 for its return as it also won all key demos. Gogglebox‘s season premier is down from its previous launch in February of this year which had 685,000. The one-two punch led 10 to a 13.9% primary share and 20.6% network share.
ABC: ABC had a primary share of 9.5% and a13.8% network share with its best performers being its news bulletin (731,000) and 7:30 (471,000).
SBS: SBS has continued to find more success with railway content this time with The World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys being the top performer for the night. SBS had a 6.3% primary share and a 10.0% network share.