Ratings: Love On The Spectrum season high for final as Weakest Link hits season low

ABC secures a 2 point audience boost from the previous Tuesday thanks to a season-high audience of 485,000 for the double episode season final of Love on The Spectrum.

Overall, Seven had a narrow win in network shares while Nine’s main channel came out on top by an even narrower margin. Seven and Nine were both down on recent results; for Nine it was its lowest Tuesday share of this year’s survey as The Weakest Link dropped to 284,000 for its third episode after debuting to 423,000 two weeks ago.

Seven won Melbourne (26.3%), Adelaide (28.9%) and Perth (33.7%) as Nine took out the NRL markets of Sydney (29.8%) and Brisbane (29.0%).

Nine won 25-54 with 27.9% ahead of Seven (25.9%) and 10 (24,7%) while Seven won 16-39 with 26.9% ahead of 10 (26.1%) and Nine (25.2%) in another close contest between the three commercials.

It was a good night for 10 Peach winning the three key demo groups with 5.5% in 25-54 and 6.2% in 16-39. This saw it outrank the combined audience of SBS’s five channels in those age brackets.

For Seven, Seven News (1,142,000 and 1,088,000) topped the night with Home and Away next best in primetime with 607,000. Big Brother slipped this week with 569,000 while The Good Doctor season final missed the top 20 with 311,000. Later, Filthy Rich debuted with 135,000 while The Latest had 89,000.

In the afternoon The Chase Australia had a 2021 high audience in both timeslots of 632,000 and 384,000.

Nine News (1,041,000 and 1,008,000) was best for Nine with A Current Affair the number one 7pm show with 777,000. Celebrity Apprentice The Boardroom (657,000) ranked as top entertainment program with the rest of Celebrity Apprentice on 594,000 for its best Tuesday result of the season. After The Weakest Link, Kath & Kim managed 153,000 and 128,000.

Over on 10, MasterChef was up slightly this week to 571,000 as The Project had 527,000 and 327,000. Earlier, 10 News First had 388,000 at 5pm and 283,000 at 6pm. Later, How To Stay Married was on 255,000 while the season final of NCIS averaged 195,000.

ABC’s night got off to a good start with ABC News (699,000) and 7.30 (570,000). Anh’s Brush With Fame was steady with last week on 542,000 as The Drum had 200,000 while China Tonight managed 138,000 on the main channel with 50,000 on ABC News.

The new season of Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS had 313,000 followed by Insight (193,000) and Dateline (98,000). Earlier, SBS World News managed 187,000 and 146,000 with Mastermind on 98,000.

Breakfast TV:

5 S M B A P
Sunrise 257 71 67 46 29 43
Today 219 67 65 56 15 16
News B 170 38 55 45 16 16

Discuss further: Tuesday 8 June 2021

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