• 483,000 tuned in to The Chase
Total TV Ratings, September 1
ABC’s Gardening Australia topped total TV, increasing by 16% to reach a total audience of 615,000.
ABC had the program with the highest lift on total TV as The Control Room lifted 29% for 523,000.
On Nine, A Current Affair increased by 7% to deliver a total TV audience of 777,000.
Overnight TV Ratings, September 8
Seven inched out the Friday night primary channel shares with 30.1% and also won the network share section with 40%. 7mate won the multichannels with 3.6%.
Seven’s Friday Night AFL saw Finals Week 1 continue with Carlton beating the Swans by 6 points ending in 74-68. 784,000 tuned in, topping the chart. Earlier in the night, The Chase aired to 483,000, while Better Homes and Gardens saw 485,000 as Joh went behind the scenes at the OzHarvest warehouse.
Nine’s Friday night NRL pulled in an audience of 547,000 as the Broncos showed up the Storm ending with 26-0. The match marked the beginning of the NRL’s own finals run, with the Broncos’ victory meaning they are one win away from a fast pass to the Grand Final.
On ABC, Gardening Australia topped entertainment with 308,000, as Jane and Costa checked out Heide Museum Gardens.
On 10, 171,000 tuned into The Project and Have You Been Paying Attention? clocked 139,000 viewers.
The highest-rated non-news program on SBS was South American with Simon Reeve with 126,000.
The Broncos V Storm match on Fox League came in first on the chart with the Broncos smashing the Storm 26-0 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. 291,000 tuned in.
232,000 tuned in to Cartlon vs. Sydney in Week 1 of Finals Footy on Fox Footy. The match ended with Carlton winning 74-68 at the MCG.