• Carlton smashed Port Adelaide by 50 on Fox Footy
Total TV Ratings, July 8
ABC’s airing of Sister Boniface Mysteries topped entertainment total TV for the network with 532,000 viewers, growing by 13%.
The biggest jump in commercial primetime viewing goes to Nine’s Third Test of the Ashes, where the Total TV audience grew by 28% to reach 222,000 viewers.
Overnight TV Ratings, July 15
Seven enjoyed a Saturday night win in both the network and primary channel shares with 22.8% and 31.7%, respectively. GO! won the multichannels with 3.3%.
Seven’s Saturday Night AFL saw the Giants take a 14-point victory over the Crows as 286,000 tuned in to watch the match. In entertainment, Border Security: Australia’s Front Line reached 237,000 as officers suspected a pregnant Japanese woman smuggling drugs.
Nine’s airing of A Current Affair saw 420,000 tuned in as the program met with tradies who are outraged over the decision to raise the pension age. Earlier in the night, Getaway had 284,000 as the team went on a food adventure in Buenos Aires.
On the ABC, Sister Boniface Mysteries was viewed by 328,000 as Sister Boniface investigated a case of poisoning when a contestant dropped dead during a TV baking competition.
10 aired The Dog House Australia as the program met with Flatmates Greg and Allan who hopes a new staffy will join them. The show had 163,000. The network also aired NCIS: Los Angeles to 99,000 viewers.
SBS aired Stage 14 of the Tour De France to 92,000.
On Fox League, the Storm beat the Roosters 30-16 in front of 236,000, while the Cowboys pummeled the Sea Eagles 19-8 in front of 220,000 at 4 Pines Park in Sydney.
Fox Footy’s top game was Carlton V Port Adelaide, which saw Carlton smash by 50 points in front of 190,000. Geelong V Essendon clocked 126,000 as Geelong won by 77 points at GMHBA Stadium in Melbourne. Collingwood V Freemantle clocked 122,000 as Collingwood won by 46 points.