Week 18 TV: Lego Rules – Nine wins with smallest lead of the year

• Three of the five episodes of MasterChef Australia: Back to Win managed to pass 1m

Nine has ranked the #1 network again this week in both primary share and combined channel (network) share. It managed to win with its lowest shares of the year however – 18.3% and 26.8%.

The gap between Nine and second-placed Seven was just 0.4 in both primary and network shares.

Seven’s 17.9% primary share was its equal best in five weeks.
Network’s 10’s primary share of 14.5% was its second best this year, the only better week was a 14.7% during the Easter survey break.

Nine: Week 18

Just two episodes of Lego Masters and the Sunday and Monday screenings were both over 1m viewers.
The next best primetime entertainment programs were part two of Informer 3838 on 565,000 and Doctor, Doctor on 510,000.

Primary all people 18.3%
Network all people 26.8%
Multichannels Gem 3.0%, GO! 2.6%, 9Life 1.9%, 9Rush 1.0%

Seven: Week 18

The Sunday episode of House Rules: High Stakes was the best primetime entertainment performer with 640,000 followed by Better Homes and Gardens on 630,000. Home and Away averaged 609,000 for the week.

Primary all people 17.9%
Network all people 26.2%
Multichannels 7mate 3.2%, 7TWO 3.1%, 7flix 2.0%

10: Week 18

Three of the five episodes of MasterChef Australia: Back to Win managed to pass 1m – the highest for the week was 1,084,000 on Tuesday with 826,000 on Monday. Gogglebox was the channel’s next best with 847,000 – the second best ever for the format and the last episode of the first season this year.

10 ranked #1 channel in under 50s and all key age groups (25 to 54s, 16 to 39s and 18 to 49s) in prime time for the week. The week 18 performance was up 41% compared to the same week in 2019.

Primary all people 14.5%
Network all people 20.4%
Multichannels 10 Bold 3.8%, 10 Peach 2.1%

ABC: Week 18

The Australian Story episode on Sam Neill had the channel’s biggest audience of the week – 910,000 – outperforming the news averages of the week of 872,000 (Saturdays)and 863,000 (Mon-Fri).
Death in Paradise did 822,000 on Saturday while Hard Quiz did 710,000 on Wednesday. It was followed by the first episode of The Weekly with Charlie Pickering on 606,000.

Primary all people 13.4%
Network all people 18.1%
Multichannels Kids/Comedy 2.5%, News 1.7%, ME 0.5%

SBS: Week 18

Great Canadian Railway Journeys had 352,000 watching last week where it was again the channel’s #1 with a new audience high.

Primary all people 5.3%
Network all people 8.5%
Multichannels Viceland 1.3%, Food 0.9%, World Movies 0.8%, NITV 0.1%

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