Late night opportunity if networks gets creative?

Late night opportunity if networks gets creative?

By 10pm last night, audiences had all but switched off their televisions -meaning there is also an opportunity for a show to capture viewers’ imagination.

By 10pm last night the top rating show was ABC doco Australia After War at only 138,000 metro viewers, indeed most shows were underwhelming from 9:30pm onwards.

Meanwhile The Block again topped entertainment at 671,000 metro viewers.

That outranked 7:30 (416,000), SAS Australia (401,000), Take 5 with Zan Rowe (291,000) and the final Shark Tank at just 239,000.

Later The Cheap Seats led with 335,000 then Old People’s Home for Teenagers (303,000), Under Investigation (262,000)

Nine network won Tuesday with 30.6% then Seven 28.5%, ABC 16.9%, 10 16.0% and SBS 8.0%.

Nine News (700,000 / 694,000) was best for Nine. A Current Affair led with 644,000 then Hot Seat (309,000 / 199,000). Love Triangle was only 88,000.

Seven News was #1 at 823,000 / 805,000. The Chase drew 489,000 / 299,000 then Home & Away (454,000). HMP Behind Bars was just 123,000.

ABC News pulled 522,000. Australia After War (138,000) and The Drum (122,000) followed.

The Project pulled 249,000 for 10. 10 News First was 189,000 / 133,000 then NCIS (112,000).

On SBS it was SBS World News (141,000 / 113,000), Insight (72,000), Dateline (69,000), Mastermind (62,000) and The Point just 37,000.

7TWO’s The Coroner topped multichannels at 105,000.

Sunrise: 209,000
Today: 193,000
News Breakfast: 98,000 / 40,000

In Total TV numbers last Tuesday were:

The Block: 1.25m
SAS Australia: 889,000
Old People’s Home for Teenagers: 575,000
Home & Away: 914,000
Take 5 with Zan Rowe: 528,000
Shark Tank: 364,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 17 October 2023