• 10’s The Cheap Seats sees 560k views in Total TV
• New Leash on Life popular on ABC
Total TV Ratings, July 4
902,000 watched Seven’s Home and Away as Rose and Mali came to an agreement and Irene and John turned heads, up 23%.
818,000 watched 10’s MasterChef Australia where the final five hit the road to the Murray region of Victoria. Declan, Cath, Rhiannon and Theo played for a chance to earn a spot in Finals Week, up 24%. 560,000 also tuned into 10’s The Cheap Sheats, up 17%.
523,000 viewed Seven’s Million Dollar Island as the biggest pot in the game was on offer in the arena, up 25%.
516,000 watched the premiere of Joel Creasey’s New Leash on Life on ABC, up 21%.
Overnight TV Ratings, July 11
Seven News 942,000 (6:00pm) / 885,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 757,000 (6:00pm) / 745,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 537,000
10 News First 195,000 (5:00pm)/ 149,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 163,000 (6:30pm)/ 108,000 (7:00pm)
Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 597,000
The Project 194,000 6:30pm / 288,000 7pm
News Breakfast 130,000
Seven won Tuesday night with a primary share of 17.2% and a network share of 26.7%. 7Two has won multi channels with a 3.9% share.
483,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away as Justin found a way to let Andrew go and Bree confronted Remi over his lies. Million Dollar Island followed as one player held all the power, before striking a deal that could come back to haunt them! 273,000 tuned in. US cop drama, The Rookie, followed with 173,000 watching on.
Nine’s A Current Affair (597,000) looked at a small town near Bendigo, Victoria whose gas and electricity prices have risen astronomically; however, if the families that live there moved just 15 minutes down the road, it would be a different story. Then, 281,000 watched Rush. During the episode, the teams were dropped into Bangkok’s chaotic Khaosan Rd at night and one traveller made a shock decision that changed the competition. A repeat of Travel Guides followed for 180,000 as our avid explorers visited Turkey before 122,000 watched day nine of Wimbledon.
On 10, The Project (194,000 6:30pm / 288,000 7pm) welcomed comedian Gabriel Iglesias via satellite and shared the story of Xavier Pudovkin, a five-year-old who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. The program looked at his parents’ desperate plea to help raise the funds to save their little boy’s life. Then, it was possibly the most stressful Pressure Test the MasterChef Australia kitchen had ever seen! After a quick trip to Bennelong restaurant in Sydney, Declan, Rhiannon and Theo were tasked with recreating Chef Peter Gilmore’s squid dish from memory. During the cook, Theo struggled, becoming increasingly frustrated; however, a beautiful moment saw Declan stop his own cook to help him out. Unfortunately, during the judging, Theo’s dish was “flawed” and he was eliminated from the competition, leaving Brent, Declan and Rhiannon in the top three. 547,000 tuned in. The Cheap Seats followed with 340,000 staying on.
461,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 explore the assassination of a senior Sydney crime figure and the fear that it would spark a gang war revival. Sarah Ferguson also interviewed Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig about bringing Barbie to the big screen. 289,000 then watched New Leash on Life, where terrified Memphis faced being euthanised unless the right foster carer could be found. 212,000 then stayed on for Black Hand.
The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Great Coastal Railway Journeys with 180,000 tuning in to see Michael Portillo on the last leg of his railway journey around the northwest coast of England.