TV Ratings June 13: Thursday night footy is a winner + Taboo Debuts

• In the TV comp: Seven #1 primary, network; Nine #1 Sydney

Thursday Week 24 2019

• Thursday night footy fest: Winners Raiders and Crows
• In the TV comp: Seven #1 primary, network; Nine #1 Sydney
• Taboo returns to 10, Double ep on SBS Handmaid’s Tale

 • Seven News 994,000/918,000
• Nine News 880,000/826,000
• A Current Affair 678,000
• ABC News 623,000
• 7.30 376,000
• The Project 252,000/403,000
• 10 News First 379,000
• The Drum 187,000
• SBS World News 113,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 275,000
•Today 188,000


Home And Away episodes on offer varied around the network with live AFL on the primary channel in Melbourne and Adelaide. The average network audience was 575,000 after three nights close to 700,000 earlier in the week.

Britain’s Got Talent screened in all markets at very different times with 303,000 watching.

The AFL Thursday clash between Adelaide and Richmond was on 622,000 with 341,000 in Melbourne.


A Current Affair did 678,000, which was down on its previous lowest this week of 781,000.

Thursday night NRL returned after a break during Origin week. The Raiders played the Sharks with 325,000 watching – 203,000 in Sydney and 103,000 in Brisbane.


Queen singer Adam Lambert was a guest on The Project after 7pm, talking about Bohemian Rhapsody and singing for the classic rock outfit. And who knew he had a bit part in the movie! The episode was on 403,000.

After joining the judges and contestants on the MasterChef team challenge at Hanging Rock last night, Maggie Beer was back for the elimination challenge. After 565,000 last week, this week’s Thursday episode was on 663,000.

The first of three new episodes of Lune Media’s Taboo then did 309,000. When an episode screened during Pilot Week it did 277,000. Host Harley Breen certainly did the heavy lifting during a media blitz over the past couple of weeks. 


Escape From The City did 343,000 with home hunters looking for a property around Rutherglen in northern Victoria.

Episode four of Press then did 127,000.


Walking Britain’s Lost Railways travelled along the former Somerset to Dorset line with 193,000 watching.

A double episode of The Handmaid’s Tale followed with 156,000 watching after 259,000 a week ago.

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