TV Ratings November 11: State Of Origin 2 delivers a win for Nine and NSW

State of Origin Game 3

Mediaweek’s James Manning looks at last night’s TV ratings.

• State of Origin Game 2 lifts to 1.654m, a win for Nine and NSW
• Best of the rest: ABC #2 all people for second time this week

Primetime News
Seven News 1,022,000/1,007,000
Nine News 771,000/806,000
ABC News 686,000
10 News First 311,000/203,000
SBS World News 164,000

Daily current affairs
7.30 643,000
The Project 257,000/403,000
The Drum 171,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 270,000
News Breakfast 221,000
Today 215,000

Wednesday TV

Seven: All broadcasters took a State of Origin hit last night.

Home and Away did well holding just above half a million after beginning the week with 547,000 and 540,000.

The second part of My House and Other Animals was on 236,000.

Britain’s Got Talent then plugged a whole with 186,000.

Nine: After a national audience of 2,378,000 (Metro 1,598,000 and Regional 780,000) Game 2 lifted a little to 2,434,000 (Metro 1,654,000) Regional 780,000 – again). The NSW victory was good news for Nine as Game 3 becomes the series decider.

10: The Project dropped to 403,000 up against Origin pre-game coverage.

The return of Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food started with 272,000.

Masked Singer USA was then on 125,000.

ABC: The channel’s big midweek brands were down, but the ABC share did well, ranking #2 network for the second time this week after the Monday performance driven by Four Corners.

Hard Quiz was on 610,000 followed by Gruen with 627,000 and then Reputation Rehab with 397,000.

The post-election episode of Planet America was on 370,000.

SBS: The final episode of Walking Britain’s Roman Roads ended at Chichester with 180,000 watching.

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