• AFL and Seven win Thursday night
• Gogglebox was #1 non-news show with 631,000
• The Bachelor continues to trend upwards on Thursdays
• NRL #1 in Sydney
Seven News 997,000/904,000
Nine News 978,000/931,000
ABC News 718,000
10 News First 344,000/201,000
SBS World News 181,000
Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 630,000
The Project 316,000/505,000
The Drum 184,000
News Breakfast 186,000
Late night news
Nine News Late 152,000
The Latest 270,000
ABC Late News 111,000
Seven: The AFL had 497,000 and was followed by The Front Bar with 361,000 helping Seven to a primary share of 18.7% and a network share of 29.7% which were both number one for the night. The other top performers were Home and Away (445,000) and The Chase Australia (563,000).
Nine: The NRL was #1 in non-news in Sydney and #2 in Brisbane as the South Sydney Rabbitohs held off the Wests Tigers’ comeback for a tight win. Nine had a primary share of 17.1% and a network share of 24.2%.
10: The Bachelor had 570,000 after everyone returned from lockdown before Roxi decided to leave again – this time for good. This was up on last Thursday’s episode which had 561,000 viewers, the second week in a row that The Bachelor has improved in the Thursday time slot. The Bachelor was followed by Gogglebox Australia which was the #1 non-news show last night with 631,000. The one-two punch of The Bachelor and Gogglebox Australia gave 10 a primary share of 14.7% and a network share of 21.1%.
ABC: ABC had a primary share of 9.4% and a network share of 13.6% with the public broadcaster’s best performer programs being 7:30 (480,000), Sammy J (313,000) and Escape from the City (272,000).
SBS: SBS’s Thursday night train journeys have continued with The World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys which had 344,000 viewers. This was followed by Secrets of the Tower of London with 211,000 and the Tour De France which had 155,00. SBS had a 7.7% primary share and an 11.5% network share.