Ratings: Biggest Tuesday of year for Nine; Bad news Tuesday for Seven

It was Nine’s biggest Tuesday result of the year thanks to the first semi-final of Australian Ninja Warrior that last night averaged 1.57 million metro viewers.

By contrast it was Seven’s worst Tuesday as Behave Yourself slumped to just 343,000 down 90,000 from the previous week while it was worse news for the network’s other new offering Yummy Mummies, down to just 289,000 after three episodes. Over on Ten MasterChef lifted from last week to secure a distant second place at 7.30pm with 828,000.

Nine had another thirty-plus network share with 36.2% while Ten’s main channel came in ahead of Seven. With multi-channels Seven’s network share was second with 21.4% with Ten on 20.3%, ABC with 14.5% and SBS with 7.6%.

Also on Nine, was Nine News (1,034,000 and 1,042,000) A Current Affair (873,000) while later Quantum of Solace did well with 457,000.

Seven’s night was topped by Seven News (1,070,000 and 1,035,000) and Home and Away on 701,000. The network slipped to fourth place post 7.30pm as Ramsay’s Hotel Hell later had 245,000.

MasterChef Australia’s surprise elimination night gave Ten’s its best result followed by Shark Tank with 546,000. Earlier, Ten Eyewitness News averaged 471,000, Family Feud 347,000 and The Project 586,000 and 360,000. Later, an NCIS repeat managed 227,000.

ABC News with 735,000 ranked eighth for the night and made the top ten. Joanna Lumley’s India debuted to 562,000 while 7:30 had 546,000 and Ask the Doctor 462,000, up from last week. Foreign Correspondent (358,000) later also posted an increase.

Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria’s Slum (225,000) and Insight (214,000) were SBS’s best titles as Tour de France had 198,000.

At breakfast Today (281,000) won the morning ahead of Sunrise on 270,000. Later, Seven’s The Morning Show (147,000) was ahead of Nine’s Today Extra (139,000).

Afternoon results included The Chase (646,000 and 419,000), Hot Seat (531,000 and 313,000), Seven News at 4.30 (232,000), Seven News at 4 (227,000) and Nine Afternoon News (178,000) while The Bold and the Beautiful had 28,000 on Ten.

See Tuesday 18 July 2017 for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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