• A Current Affair reached 533,000
Total TV Ratings, June 16
Nine’s Mid-Year Ashes: First Test Session 1 D1 topped total TV, increasing by 16% to reach a total audience of 974,000.
ABC had the program with the highest lift on total TV as Utopia lifted 75% for 484,000.
On Seven, Better Homes and Gardens increased by 7% to deliver a total TV audience of 671,000.
Overnight TV Ratings, June 23
Seven dominated the Friday night shares with a primary channel share of 23.4% and a network share of 32.7%, while 7TWO won the multichannels with 3.7%.
In the AFL, The Brisbane Lions went head-to-head with the Saints to claim a 28-point victory in front of 402,000 on Seven’s Friday Night AFL. 208,000 Melbourne residents tuned in to watch the match. Earlier in the night, The Chase aired to 524,000, while Better Homes and Gardens, topped entertainment for Seven with 367,000 as fast Ed cooked up some smoky bacon and egg rolls.
Nine’s Friday night NRL pulled in an audience of 230,000 as the Warriors showed up the Dragons ending 48-18. Nine’s top program of the night was A Current Affair with 533,000 as the program met with Australia’s oldest fraudster who has landed back in jail. Nine’s Hot Seat also saw 387,000 tune in.
On ABC, Gardening Australia topped entertainment with 335,000, as Sophie spotlighted flowers that are fragrant at night while the team also met a fuchsia fancier.
On 10, 215,000 tuned into 10 News First, as the missing submarine exploring the remains of the Titanic was confirmed to have imploded just after the craft lost contact with its mothership. The five men on board the submarine were confirmed to have passed away as a result.
The highest-rated non-news program on SBS was New Zealand from a Train with 101,000.
Fox League topped the STV chart for Friday with the Warriors beating out the Dragons. The final score was 48-18. 218,000 tuned in for the match.
The St Kilda v Brisbane match on Fox Footy came in second on subscription TV, clocking 215,000 views. Brisbane won by 28 points at Marvel Stadium closing out the game 84-56.