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    TV Ratings November 16, 2023: Cricket dominates Thursday night with Australia through to ICC World Cup Final

    • Socceroos beat Bangladesh 7-0
    • 833K tune in to The Amazing Race: Celebrity Edition Grand Finale in Total TV

    Overnight TV Ratings, November 16

    Primetime News
    Seven News 738,000 (6:00pm) / 748,000 (6:30pm)
    Nine News 623,000 (6:00pm) / 637,000 (6:30pm)
    ABC News 465,000
    10 News First 164,000 (5:00pm)/ 108,000 (6:00pm)
    SBS World News 103,000 (6:30pm)/ 84,000 (7:00pm)

    Daily Current Affairs
    7.30 338,000
    The Project 132,000 6:30pm / 244,000 7pm

    Breakfast TV
    Sunrise 189,000
    Today 178,000
    News Breakfast 148,000

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    Nine won Thursday night with a primary share of 31.3% and a network share of 40.1%.

    9Gem has won multi channels with a 3.5% share.

    Seven received a primary share of 15% and a network share of 22.7%.

    10 took an 8% primary share and a network share of 14.7%.


    223,000 viewers began their evening with a spot of cricket, catching Nine’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Pre-Game, before 592,000 watched session one and 551,000 the first Innings of the second Semi-Final between Australia and South Africa.

    During the match, our home side edged past South Africa by three wickets, moving into an eighth Cricket World Cup final where they will go up against host nation India. In exciting scenes, Travis Head bowled out Heinrich Klassen, breaking a 95-run partnership with the South African and batting partner, David Miller.

    290,000 stayed on until the weary hours of the morning to watch Session Two.


    420,000 caught up on the drama with Seven’s Home and Away. Felicity fumed over Tane and Harper and Justin’s foul mood was felt across the Bay. Meanwhile, Roo took on a new role.

    Then, 226,000 stayed on for a repeat of ABBA vs Queen which featured interviews from band members, producers and others comparing two iconic bands – ABBA and Queen.

    117,000 also sat down for a repeat viewing of the iconic comedy flick, Bridesmaids


    338,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 put the spotlight on financial counsellors who say some providers are misusing Centrepay to exploit vulnerable Australians. Plus, the program looked at how it hasn’t been easy for Australians who have returned from Gaza to adjust to normal life.

    320,000 then watched Bill Bailey’s Wild West Australia where Bill Bailey embarked on a legendary once-in-a-lifetime Aussie Adventure.

    234,000 also caught a repeat of Grand Designs.


    On 10, The Project’s (132,000 6:30pm / 244,000 7pm) looked at new research that has found that Aussies are overusing and misusing antibiotics, which has experts worried about the increase in antibiotic-resistant superbugs plus how Qantas has been found guilty of illegally standing down a worker who raised concerns about COVID-19 risks to staff cleaning the aircraft during the early stages of the pandemic.

    The Socceroos then took on Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. 171,000 tuned in to see the Subway Socceroos open their qualifying campaign with a brilliant 7-0 win. Jamie Maclaren scored a hat-trick and Mitch Duke scored two goals while Harry Souttar and Brandon Borrello each scored one a-piece. 


    87,000 saw The Secret World Of Snacks on SBS where Jo Brand narrated a behind-the-scenes look at the battles between our favourite ice-creams. 

    55,000 also watched Adam & Poh’s Great Australian Bites as Adam Liaw and Poh Ling Yeow’s culinary and cultural adventure began at the top of one of the most fascinating countries on the planet.

    Total TV Ratings, November 9

    908,000 viewed Seven’s Home and Away where Harper lent an ear to Tane, up 29%.

    833,000 tuned into the Grand Finale of 10’s The Amazing Race: Celebrity Edition — The Finish Line Unbeatable race leaders Darren McMullen and nephew Tristan were first to the mat, sharing their prize money with two other teams, up 32%. The Grand Finale saw 763,000 tune in, up 41%.

    658,000 sat down for a repeat of Nine’s RBT, up 7%.

    The post TV Ratings November 16, 2023: Cricket dominates Thursday night with Australia through to ICC World Cup Final appeared first on Mediaweek.

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