• RBT a winner for Nine
Overnight TV Ratings, November 9
Seven News 837,000 (6:00pm) / 821,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 622,000 (6:00pm) / 638,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 478,000
10 News First 110,000 (5:00pm)/ 72,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 110,000 (6:30pm)/ 81,000 (7:00pm)
Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 544,000
The Project 147,000 6:30pm / 243,000 7pm
News Breakfast 131,000
Seven won Thursday night with a primary share of 18.4% and a network share of 27.1%. 7Two has won multi channels with a 4.1% share.
Nine received a primary share of 19.9% and a network share of 26.5%.
10 took a 10.7% primary share and a network share of 17.9%.
Nine’s A Current Affair (544,000) spoke with Melissa Kearney, a mother of two children who live with epilepsy, who described feeling “powerless” as Optus’ nationwide meltdown meant she was unaware her daughter had suffered a seizure.
Then, 392,000 watched RBT episodes Two Brothers/Chicken Man.
Emergency followed for 333,000, where doctor Scott Taylor feared that a tradie would have life-altering neck damage after a ladder fall.
133,000 also sat down for a repeat of Big Miracles.
427,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away where Harper lent an ear to Tane and Justin received a worrying phone call.
183,000 stayed on for Big Brother Australia as Louis and Minee’s attraction to each other was palpable as they sat in the garden, talking about fashion and style… or Louis’ lack thereof.
Then it was time for a Thursday night movie with The King’s Man. 165,000 tuned in.
399,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 put the spotlight on Anthony Albanese who has faced questions about whether Australia is doing enough on climate change. The program also looked at how questions remain unanswered over the Optus outage and the fraud trial that will decide the future of Donald Trump’s business empire.
323,000 then watched Martin Clunes: Islands of the Pacific. Martin Clunes explored the legendary Galapagos, getting up close to sea lions, iguanas, tortoises, penguins, finches and baby sharks.
A repeat of Grand Designs was up next for 249,000 where former skydivers Leigh and Richard fell head over heels in love with a listed but derelict 17th-century flour mill.
On 10, The Project (147,000 6:30pm / 243,000 7pm) looked at how experts at Deakin University have discovered that our discarded clothes can be recycled and turned into paint. Comedian Dara Ó Briain also joined the desk.
The season finale of The Amazing Race: Celebrity Edition followed. Unbeatable race leaders, Darren McMullen and nephew Tristan stopped short of the mat, choosing instead to wait until all three teams, which included Emma Watkins and sister Hayley and Alli and Angie Simpson had arrived so they could jump together and share the $100,000 across three worthy charities. 465,000 tuned in to The Finish Line while 404,000 watched the overall Grand Finale.
154,000 then watched Law and Order: SVU.
The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Every Family Has A Secret with 180,000 tuning in to see distinguished Australian historian Professor Grace Karskens investigate her Dutch family during World War II.
83,000 also caught Luke Nguyen’s India before 41,000 sat down for a double episode of Erotic Stories.
Total TV Ratings, November 2
870,000 viewed Seven’s Home and Away, up 27% while 819,000 watched Home and Away – Late, up 33%.
704,000 watched 10’s The Amazing Race: Celebrity Edition, up 46%.
610,000 sat down for a repeat of Nine’s RBT, up 9%.