TV ratings Week 47 2021: Penultimate week of survey a narrow Nine win

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Seven overnights Week 47

17.1% primary share, 28.0% network share

Seven continued its domination of metro weekday news with average TV ratings audiences of 875,000 and 860,000 across Monday to Friday.
The channel’s next best was Home and Away with a 7pm average of 519,000 as the year at Summer Bay draws to a close.
The Sunday night special on Prince Andrew – Sex, Lies and Audiotape – had an audience of 489,000.
Big Brother VIP struggled to compete this week with 320,000 its best for the Monday edition, while the audience slipped just below 300,000 on Wednesday. Its Week 46 high was 363,000.

Total TV Week 45

Home and Away was the channel’s best non-news performer with a Total TV ratings audience of 1,136,000 with a BVOD component of 134,000.

Nine overnights Week 47

18.8% primary share, 28.1% network share

Nine managed to survive another week at #1 with The Block, albeit by a slimmer margin.
Nine News ranked #1 on Saturday and Sunday.
A Current Affair was on 617,000, down marginally from 631,000 a week earlier.
In its last week Parental Guidance wasn’t able to crack half a million after posting 604,000 the previous week. The final three episodes had audiences of 488,000, 476,000 and 477,000.

Total TV Week 45

The penultimate episode of The Block easily topped the Total TV chart for the week with 1,962,000.
The launch episode of Parental Guidance was on 1,235,000 with a BVOD audience of 147,000.
The Bert Newton tribute special Let Me Entertain You did 1,228,000.

10 Overnights Week 47

11.0% primary share, 17.9% network share

Although the channel’s shares were steady week-on-week, it had some more competitive programming.
The season final of Have You Been Paying Attention? ranked #1 non-news for the week with 731,000.
10 managed three other entries in the top 20 for the week – two episodes of Celebrity MasterChef on 559,000 (Monday) and 545,000 (Sunday) and also The Dog House with 521,000. 

Total TV Week 45

The Melbourne Cup Presentation was easily the channel’s best with 1,424,000 being the highlight of the network’s Spring Carnival coverage.
Gogglebox and Have You Been Paying Attention? were both just under 1m for the week.

ABC Overnights Week 47

12.1% primary share, 17.3% network share

Gruen jumped week-on-week from 573,000 to 620,000.
Hard Quiz managed to hold above 600,000 with 616,000.
Jumping up above half a million on average for the week was 7.30 with 507,000.

Total TV Week 45

Hard Quiz was over 1.1m and both Gruen and Australian Story were over 1m.

SBS Overnights Week 47

4.9% primary share, 8.8% network share

Michael Portillo has again remained at the top of the SBS rankings with the audience for the sixth episode of Coastal Devon and Cornwall with an improved 267,000 watching.
Portillo also backed up again with the #2 show, a repeat of Great American Railroad Journeys on 220,000.
Also drawing good crowds was the first episode of Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle on 206,000 and the final episode of Inside Central Station on 202,000.

Total TV Week 45

Coastal Devon & Cornwall with Michael Portillo topped the rankings at the channel with 435,000.
Cracking above 300,000 were repeats of Who Do You Think You Are?, The Truth About Sleep and Michael Palin in North Korea.

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