TV Ratings April 11: AFL powers Seven to a Thursday night win

Thursday: Week 15 2019

• Melbourne Demons and Seven a network winning Thursday combo
• Nine records a victory in Sydney & Brisbane as West Tigers win
• Bachelor In Paradise & Gogglebox deliver best 10 share in 4 weeks

• Seven News 966,000/860,000 (No Adelaide at 6.30pm)
• Nine News 827,000/860,000
• A Current Affair 732,000
• ABC News 587,000
• 7.30 446,000
• The Project 232,000/383,000
• 10 News First 345,000
• SBS World News 123,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 279,000
• Today 178,000


Home And Away dropped to 382,000 with no episodes screened in Melbourne and Adelaide with an early start to the AFL.

The football clash saw a return to form for Melbourne, which overcame Sydney after a sloppy start to win their first game of the year. The network audience was 572,000 after 675,000 a week prior. The Melbourne audience of 322,000 was down from 387,000. With Sydney playing, the audience watching on 7mate climbed from 23,000 last week to 55,000.


Nine’s night was boosted in Sydney and Brisbane by the NRL clash that saw West Tigers defeat the Broncos. The audience was 413,000 with 198,000 and 187,000. The metro audience was down a little from 443,000 a week ago.

Nine’s winning Sydney share was 23.1% while in Brisbane it was 28.5%.


A third evening of Bachelor In Paradise saw the audience close again to half a million, although now just under that figures after audiences above 500,000 earlier in the week.

The final episode of season nine of Gogglebox Australia then did 537,000 after 578,000 a week prior. The episode with all the Goggleboxers being super impressed with Ricky Gervais and After Life.

The two shows helped 10 to its best share in four weeks and its second best numbers in eight weeks. The primary channel had the top two shows under 50 and in key demos.


Escape From The City visited the southern tablelands with 357,000 after 321,000 a week ago.

The final of Informer then did 149,000.


Part 1 of Victoria And Albert: The Wedding drew the biggest Thursday crowd – 208,000.

The two hours of the drama Project Blue Book then did 138,000.

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