The Race that Tops the Nation

The Race that Tops the Nation

Without a Fight’s Melbourne Cup win was #1 on Tuesday with 1.11m metro viewers in preliminary numbers, of which 562,000 were in Melbourne.

Those numbers improved on 2022’s 1.02m. As always, they don’t include viewing in bars, offices and Cup Day parties, and will also improve with Total TV numbers still to come….

For comparison in metro Overnights:

2023: 1.110m
2022: 1.02m
2021: 1.21m
2020: 1.41m
2019: 1.32m
2018: 1.84m
2017: 1.8m
2016: 1.99m
2015: 2.07m
2014: 2.12m
2013: 2.17m

Meanwhile The Masked Singer grand finale topped entertainment at 511,000, rising to 594,000 for the reveal of Dami Im as Snow Fox.

It eclipsed 7:30 (397,000), My Mum Your Dad (316,000), Take 5 with Zan Rowe (264,000) and Big Brother on just 213,000 in its second outing.

Later The Cheap Seats led with 368,000 then Old People’s Home for Teenagers (327,000), and ICC Men’s ODI World Cup (284,000).

Nine network led Tuesday with 26.4% then Seven 20.2%, 10 17.6%, ABC 13.1% and SBS 7.5%.

Nine News (758,000 / 750,000) was best for Nine. A Current Affair led with 596,000 then Hot Seat (315,000 / 223,000).

Seven News won its slot at 805,000 / 802,000. The Chase was 467,000 / 270,000 then Home & Away (411,000). The Endgame was up to 119,000.

The Project enjoyed a slight lift at 301,000 / 202,000. So too did 10 News First at 274,000 / 198,000. NCIS managed 131,000.

ABC News was 528,000. The Drum (127,000) and Dementia & Us (104,000) followed.

On SBS it was SBS World News (134,000 / 112,000), The Mission, Great British Railway Journeys, House Of Maxwell are TBA.

ICC Men’s ODI World Cup led multichannels at 204,000.

Today: 196,000
Sunrise: 193,000
News Breakfast: TBA

Love Island continues to see huge lifts in Total TV. In Total TV numbers last Tuesday:

Love Island: 427,000
My Mum Your Dad: 532,000
Home & Away: 929,000
SAS Australia: 733,000
Old People’s Home for Teenagers: 580,000
The Masked Singer: 621,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 7 November 2023