TV Ratings November 21, 2022: Australian Story unravels the case of The Somerton Man

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Seven gets preposterous with Kath & Kim

• My Mum Your Dad tries to steal a kiss
• England take on Iran in the FIFA World Cup
• David and Jessica sent packing on The Challenge

Total TV Ratings, November 14

On Seven, This Is Your Life looked back at the life and music of Tina Arena for 944,000, lifting 13%. 

Australian Story rose 20%, bringing 889,000 along to go through Poh Ling Yeow’s life.

On Nine, My Mum Your Dad was up 35%, with 680,000 watching as the show scored its first kiss of the season. On 9Now, Love Island shot up 620%, bringing in a crowd of 353,000.

The Challenge Australia launched to 463,000 on 10, lifting 34%.

Overnight TV Ratings, November 21

Primetime News
Seven News 932,000 (6:30pm) /926,000 (6:00pm)
Nine News 742,000 (6:30pm) /731,000 (6:00pm)
ABC News 657,000
10 News First 256,000 (5:00pm)/164,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 132,000 (6:30pm)/ 107,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 633,000
7.30 565,000
The Project 184,000 (6:30pm)/ 284,000 (7pm)
The Drum 153,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 223,000
Today 197,000
News Breakfast 177,000

In the last Monday of the 2022 TV ratings survey, Seven has won the night with a 21.1% primary share and a 30.7% network share. 7mate has topped multichannels with a 4.1% share.

Seven’s Home and Away brought 494,000 to sunny Summer Bay. The Kath & Kim celebrations then continued, with 506,000 tuning in for Kath & Kim: 20 Preposterous Years.

Nine’s A Current Affair had 633,000 tune in as the show interviewed 76-year-old Jenny Hartich who has been spraying pictures around potholes so that people don’t hit them. The parent retreat neared its end on My Mum Your Dad, with 391,000 watching as Heath tried to kiss Michelle – but was turned down. 

The ABC’s 7.30 was watched by 565,000 as the show covered the push to tighten restrictions on the country’s most popular pain relief drug, paracetamol. Australian Story then had 570,000 tune in as the show dug into the identity of The Somerton Man, and how detectives cracked the case. 

On SBS, England took on Iran in the FIFA world cup, with 198,000 tuning in with England taking the win 6-2.

The Project (184,000 6:30pm / 284,000 7pm) on 10 interviewed Melbourne United’s Isaac Humphries after he became the first active NBL player to come out as gay, as well as speaking to Sam Worthington and Cliff Curtis about the new Avatar movie. The Challenge saw Challengers test their endurance and math, while getting down and dirty in a mud pit. 168,000 tuned in as David and Jessica were sent packing.

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