Australian Open up for Nine

Australian Open up for Nine

The Australian Open is up for Nine compared to the first week of tennis last year.

Nine led every night of the week with a share nearly 9 points ahead of its rival, Seven. The Australian Open drew up to 664,000 metro viewers on Tuesday.

Seven News topped the week at 837,000 metro viewers for its Sunday edition. New Nine News duo Alicia Loxley and Tom Steinfort managed a win in their first week in Melbourne at 252,000 metro viewers to Seven’s 218,000.

Muster Dogs was the top entertainment drawcard at 534,000.

10 had a tough week with ABC outranking it every night of the week.

After Gladiators launched to 395,000 metro viewers -higher than several of their recent reality shows- viewers failed to return. By Friday it had slipped to 110,000.

Nine: 36.5
Seven: 27.6
ABC: 15.4
10: 12.3
SBS: 8.2

Primary channel:
Nine: 26.4
Seven: 17.2
ABC: 11.1
10: 7.2
SBS: 3.7

9GEM: 4.4
7TWO: 3.7
7mate: 3.4
9GO!: 2.5
ABC Kids TV Plus: 2.4
10 BOLD: 2.3
10 Peach: 2.2
7flix / 9Life: 1.8
ABC News: 1.7
7Bravo / 9RUSH: 1.5
SBS VICELAND / SBS World Movies: 1.4
SBS Food: 1.2
Nickelodeon: 0.6
NITV: 0.4
ABC ME: 0.3
SBS World Watch: 0.0

Nine won the demos 16-39 and 18-54.

Nine claimed victory in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, but Seven still ruled in Adelaide and Perth.

Including this week there are three more weeks of summer ratings, however more key titles will commence from Monday January 29.

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