• Byron Bay proves to be a draw for Nine viewers as Travel Guides stays domestic
Nine returned to first place Tuesday night with the biggest primary and network shares. A big contributor to the Nine win, as always, was Nine News and then A Current Affair. A new edition to the schedule, and appearing for the first time since 2019, was Travel Guides. The teams visited Byron Bay with 584,000 watching. An audience of 390,000 stayed on to watch The Castle.
Winning the 7.30pm timeslot again all people and in key demos was 10’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Symon Lovett was the latest celebrity to depart. With only days left to run though, there are still plenty of competitors to be evicted. The program also ensured 10 was again #1 primary and #1 network in key demos and under 50 for the night.
Seven broadcast the final Big Bash League regular season game which saw the Sydney Sixers finish top of the tale and secure choice of venue for its finals. The audience watching the first session was over 400,000 thanks to a powerful display of batting again from Glenn Maxwell. The numbers dropped to 341,000 though for the Sixers winning innings.
The ABC gave 7.30 a second consecutive night off with Australia Day Live attracting 306,000.
Great Continental Railway Journeys saw host Michael Portillo in his traditional Tuesday slot. The episode was SBS’s most watched for the night with 219,000.