TV ratings August 5: Ninja Warrior secures Nine a win with over 800k

Ninja Warrior

• Bachelor in Paradise was again just over half a million

• Ninja Warrior, Anh Do and Shaun Micallef among most-watched
• SBS railway veteran Michael Portillo outrates Seven’s AGT stars

Seven News 1,189,000/1,151,000
Nine News 1,107,000/1,019,000
ABC News 878,000
A Current Affair 728,000
7.30 712,000
The Project 363,000/564,000
10 News 421,000/265,000
Sunrise 269,000
The Drum 224,000
Today 220,000
News Breakfast 218,000
SBS World News 175,000
Nine News Late 137,000

Tuesday TV

Seven: Home and Away dipped from 650,000 Monday to 600,000 last night.
Australia’s Got Talent struggled to keep up with competitors at 7.30pm as it ranked #5 with programs starting at 7.30pm with 311,000.
There was AFL football featuring a clash between contenders Richmond and Brisbane last night, but it was a program for Fox Footy viewers only.
Seven’s second of two Olympic Games docos then screened with 221,000 watching after 260,000 watched last week. 

Nine: A Current Affair started the week on 813,000 and then did 728,000 last night.
Australian Ninja Warrior was the best non-news performer with an audience again over 800,000 which secured Nine a big Tuesday win.
The movie London Has Fallen followed with 262,000.

10: Bachelor in Paradise was again just over half a million before The Masked Singer and The Bachelor take over the weeknight 7.30pm timeslots for 10 next week.
Earlier in the night The Project was on 564,000 with another recent Bachelor in Paradise visitor amongst the guests. 

ABC: Shaun Micallef has helped turn Tuesday nights around for the channel recently and the final of the three-part Shaun Micallef’s On the Sauce did 540,000 after 595,000 last week.
Also helping keep the share above 14%, as the channel outrated Seven and 10 in Sydney and Melbourne, was the return of Anh’s Brush with Fame on 685,000.
Earlier in the night Leigh Sales hosted 7.30 from home while self-isolating with 712,000 watching.

SBS: Great Asian Railway Journeys found a place in the top 20 as Michael Portillo pulled an audience of 319,000 as he travelled north across Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City.
Insight then did 161,000.

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