Metro Overnight TV Ratings November 20
Primetime News TV ratings
Seven News 904,000/895,000
Nine News 730,000/738,000
ABC News 571,000
10 News First 205,000 (5:00 pm)/151,000 (6:00 pm)
SBS World News 123,000 (6:30 pm)/117,000 (7:00 pm)
Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 662,000
The Project 187,000 (6:30pm)/ 280,000 (7pm)
The Drum 127,000
ABC Breakfast 135,000
Nine won a second consecutive night in primary channel share after the cricket victory to start the week.
Seven sat second in primary share, but a share of 4.9% watching 7TWO gave the network a winning combined channel share of 28.0%.
10 was on 11.2% primary and a combined channel share of 18.6%.
A Current Affair started with Dimity Clancey reporting on a murdered grandmother, her family and the psychotic man who killed her. The audience of 662,000 also later saw a report on an expanding sinkhole threatening a suburb. The program averaged 570,000 Monday to Friday last week.
The series final of My Mum Your Dad followed on 335,000 after 316,000 on Monday last week.
Australian Crime Stories, from Sydney production company The Full Box, returned for another season in a new format. Told by the investigators themselves, ACS: The Investigators lifts the lid on the personal case files of some of Australia’s greatest detectives. In the series premiere, The Jane Doe Mystery took viewers behind the Australian police investigation, led by Michael Plotecki, that saw detectives and support staff trying to identify the body of a young woman murdered and left abandoned on a suburban street, and the work that rewrote the forensic record. ASC launched with 240,000.
One hour of Home and Away to start the soapie’s penultimate week of 2023 week with 429,000 watching the first episode and then 364,000 the second. The average overnight audience last week was 432,000.
Episode 11 of Big Brother was next with the Monday episode pulling a crowd of 134,000 after 155,000 watching a week ago. The drama included Big Brother allowing the girls to eavesdrop on the boys in the garden. Minee was annoyed to hear Louis refer to the original girls in the house as “psychos”.
The Project started on 187,000 and then climbed to 280,000 in an episode that featured a warning about online scams during Black Friday sales. The episode also featured Dan Andrews’ golfing ban and an interview with Macklemore.
Dessert Masters was inspired by the King of Chocolate as contestants celebrated all things chocolate as they competed for immunity. It was fitting the audience of 449,00 saw the Chocolate Queen victorious. The overnight Monday audience TV ratings last week was 477,000.
A screening of the second season of The Secrets She Keeps from Lingo Pictures followed with 145,000 watching.
Australian Story was the channel’s most-watched after ABC News (571,000) and 7.30 (526,000). The audience of 512,000 saw the Australian Story team spending time with Elly-May Barnes as she stepped away from the shadow of her father Jimmy as a cabaret artist in her own right. The episode also delved into the challenges she faces living with cerebral palsy.
With Four Corners on a summer break, a second episode of Evacuation screened for 286,000.
Media Watch then did 328,000 followed by Q+A, hosted by Patricia Karvelas, with 183,000 watching.
Inside Aldi took 139,000 interested shoppers behind the scenes of the global supermarket giant.
1967: Summer of Love had a great soundtrack for an audience of 109,000.
Secrets of the Tower of London then got another screening at 9.30pm for 47,000.
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Total TV Ratings November 13, 2023
Home and Away had a national Consolidated 7 Total TV audience of 903,000 on Monday last week. The BVOD number included in the total was 127,000.
A Current Affair pushed close to 1m a week ago with 940,000 national.
The second episode of Dessert Masters had a national audience of 806,000 with the overnight audience up 27%.
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