Thursday: Week 13 2019
• Seven and Collingwood are Thursday network winners
• Nine and Dragons the winners though in Sydney & Brisbane
• Gogglebox still key to 10’s week as critics grapple with MAFS
• Seven News 853,000/715,000
• Nine News 803,000/789,000
• A Current Affair 478,000 (No Brisbane)
• ABC News 596,000
• 7.30 517,000
• The Project 238,000/355,000
• 10 News First 372,000
• SBS World News 122,000
• Sunrise 287,000
• Today 191,000
The first three nights of Home And Away were all over 600,000. Thursday it dipped to 383,000 with the episode going to air in Melbourne and Adelaide after 11pm.
The AFL then drew a strong crowd for Seven and helped it across the line with a network win. After the first match of the season did 739,000 last week, a second successive Richmond game, where they lost to Collingwood, was on 627,000. The Melbourne numbers for the two weeks were 482,000 and 417,000 last night.
The NRL delivered Nine winning shares in Sydney and Brisbane. The audience for the thriller between Broncos and Dragons had 486,000 watching with just over 220,000 in both NRL capital city markets.
Googlebox was again key to 10’s performance and again delivered what will be their best share of the week. The audience was on 584,000 after 580,000 a week ago. It was hilarious watching the different reactions to Married At First Sight. There was also an overlong segment on the sexy charms of Paul Hollywood!
Earlier in the night The Project did 355,000 and Show Me The Movie! was on 307,000.
There was no Escape From The City this week, with the second part of the Al Jazeera One Nation doco How To Sell A Massacre getting the 8pm slot. After 595,000 on Tuesday, the program last night drew 458,000.
The well-promoted new drama Project Blue Book debuted with a double episode average audience of 195,000.
It was preceded by the repeat of Great British Royal Ships on 183,000.