Ratings: Channel Nine and Seven Network win on Thursday

Nine had the number one channel on Thursday, but Seven was first in network shares thanks to better multi-channel results in overnight prime-time ratings. Compared to the previous week, 10 was up three share three points to its best Thursday in more than two months, while, without AFL, Seven dropped three. Nine was up one at the expense of SBS’s share with ABC steady.

Nine won in Sydney and Brisbane with +30% shares. Seven won the AFL markets and 10 ranked second in Perth.

In 25-54 Nine was number one with 27.6% ahead of 10 (26.7%), Seven (25.5%), ABC (12.1%) and SBS (8.1%).

In 16-39, 10 averaged 31.0% to lead from Nine (26.5%), Seven (23.6%), ABC (11.5%) and SBS (7.4%).

The top 20 include nine news or current affair programs with another four entries afternoon game shows.

10’s The Bachelor led the entertainment shows and won the demos with just over 600,000, down from Wednesday’s launch episode’s 680,000 with Celebrity Gogglebox USA averaging 301,000 at 9pm.

In a split schedule, Seven’s Home and Away made the top ten while The Front Bar just made the top 20 with Melbourne its best market where it ranked 12th. The movie The Devil Wears Prada averaged 102,000.

Nine’s NRL coverage was on par with recent results – 6th in Sydney and Brisbane while Territory Cops had 274,000 and 230,000 in three markets.

ABC had Escape From the City with 314,000, Kurt Fearnley’s One Plus One with 248,000 and The Heights with 204,000 while SBS had World News on 190,000, Dog Tales with 173,000 and War Of The Worlds with 169,000.

Nine leads the week 28.2% to Seven’s 26.4%

Some morning TV results included:

Program Ntwk 5-cities
THE MORNING SHOW Seven 146,000 & 101,000
TODAY EXTRA Nine 127,000 & 78,000
SEVEN MORNING NEWS Seven 120,000
ABC NEWS MORNINGS-AM ABC 104,000
ABC NEWS MORNINGS-AM ABC NEWS 103,000
NINE’S MORNING NEWS Nine 103,000
ABC NEWS AT NOON-PM ABC NEWS 88,000
ABC NEWS AT NOON-PM ABC 82,000
STUDIO 10 10 60,000 & 59,000

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