Overnight TV Ratings and News for Mon June 10: Free to Air vs Pay TV


A look at the latest ratings results and what they mean for the networks and their shows – as well as a glimpse at how well your favourite shows are doing!

Ratings News: Seven News Stays on Top & AFL is Saturday’s Best

News on Seven and Nine reign supreme with primetime news taking the lead — with Seven News reaching almost 800k viewers in the consolidated 28 figures, and Nine pulling a close 700k. Another win for Seven comes in third with the AFL Saturday Night Football, establishing that sports on a Saturday never not a good idea. Of course, there’s also some drama in the mix with Call the Midwife pulling in solid viewer ratings for ABC.

Top 20 Consolidated 28 Programs
All Free-to-Air

  • Report: Top 20 Consolidated 28 Programs
  • Channels: All Free-to-Air
  • Market: 5 City Metro (aggregate figure)
  • Demographics: Total People 
  • Day-part: 02:00 – 26:00
  • Day: Saturday
  • Date: 11/05/2019
  • Deliverable: Consolidated 28, Consolidated 7 and Overnight

Rank Description (grouped) Channel\Network Consolidated 28 Consolidated 7 Overnight 000s Increase on Consolidated 7 000s Increase on Overnight
1 SEVEN NEWS – SAT Seven Network 789,000 789,000 789,000 0 0
2 NINE NEWS SATURDAY Nine 680,000 679,000 679,000 0 1,000
3 SEVEN’S AFL: SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Seven Network 577,000 576,000 571,000 1,000 6,000
4 ABC NEWS-SA ABC 565,000 564,000 557,000 1,000 8,000
5 CALL THE MIDWIFE-EV ABC 507,000 454,000 376,000 52,000 130,000
6 THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO-EV ABC 482,000 440,000 374,000 42,000 109,000
7 SEVEN’S AFL: SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – PRE MATCH Seven Network 413,000 413,000 412,000 0 1,000
8 SEVEN’S AFL: SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – POST MATCH Seven Network 383,000 383,000 382,000 0 1,000
9 M- INDEPENDENCE DAY Seven Network 381,000 377,000 368,000 5,000 13,000
10 M- INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Seven Network 329,000 322,000 301,000 6,000 28,000
11 PITCH PERFECT 2 Nine 317,000 311,000 307,000 7,000 10,000
12 GETAWAY Nine 313,000 310,000 304,000 2,000 8,000
13 WEEKEND SUNRISE – SAT Seven Network 285,000 285,000 284,000 0 2,000
14 10 NEWS FIRST SAT Network 10 264,000 264,000 264,000 0 0
15 AMBULANCE UK Network 10 248,000 243,000 227,000 5,000 21,000
16 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW-EV ABC 245,000 241,000 233,000 4,000 12,000
17 WEEKEND SUNRISE – SAT – LATE Seven Network 239,000 238,000 238,000 0 0
18 BLUEY-EV ABCKIDS/COMEDY 227,000 183,000 91,000 44,000 136,000
19 EXTREME RAILWAY JOURNEYS SBS Network 224,000 197,000 181,000 28,000 43,000
20 SEVEN NEWS AT 5 Seven Network 200,000 200,000 200,000 0 0

NRL Secures the Top Spots

The beginning of winter has brought about a whole lot of sports across free to air and subscription channels. This time, it’s the NRL that takes the first spot with a whopping 337,000 holding steady through the 28-day rankings on FOX League. AFL isn’t too far as well with Super Saturday and the Gold Coast v Melbourne match up rounding up the top 5.

Top 20 Consolidated 28 Programs
All Subscription Channels

  • Report: Top 20 Consolidated 28 Programs 
  • Channels: All Subscription Channels
  • Market: National STV
  • Demographics: Total People 
  • Day-part: 02:00 – 26:00
  • Day: Saturday
  • Date: 11/05/2019
  • Deliverable: Consolidated 28, Consolidated 7 and Overnight 

Rank Description Channel\Market Consolidated 28 Consolidated 7 Overnight 000s Increase on Consolidated 7 000s Increase on Overnight
1 LIVE: NRL STORM V EELS FOX LEAGUE 337,000 337,000 331,000 0 6,000
2 LIVE: NRL WARRIORS V DRAGONS FOX LEAGUE 296,000 296,000 293,000 0 2,000
3 LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY FOX FOOTY 290,000 290,000 287,000 0 3,000
4 LIVE: NRL SUPER SATURDAY FOX LEAGUE 284,000 284,000 283,000 0 2,000
5 LIVE: AFL GOLD COAST V MELBOURNE FOX FOOTY 239,000 239,000 238,000 0 1,000
6 LIVE: AFL CARLTON V COLLINGWOOD FOX FOOTY 233,000 233,000 231,000 0 2,000
7 LIVE: NRL BULLDOGS V KNIGHTS FOX LEAGUE 186,000 186,000 184,000 0 2,000
8 LIVE: NRL SUPER SATURDAY FOX LEAGUE 180,000 180,000 180,000 0 0
9 LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY FOX FOOTY 179,000 179,000 178,000 0 1,000
10 LIVE: AFL PORT ADELAIDE V ADELAIDE FOX FOOTY 177,000 177,000 175,000 0 2,000
11 MIDSOMER MURDERS UKTV 139,000 118,000 78,000 21,000 60,000
12 LIVE: NRL POST GAME SUPER SATURDAY FOX LEAGUE 131,000 131,000 129,000 0 2,000
13 LIVE: AFL ST KILDA V WEST COAST FOX SPORTS 503 122,000 122,000 120,000 0 3,000
14 LIVE: MOTORSPORT: F1: SPAIN QUALIFYING FOX SPORTS 506 98,000 98,000 70,000 0 28,000
15 LIVE: AFL SATURDAY POST GAME SHOW FOX SPORTS 503 88,000 88,000 87,000 0 1,000
16 LIVE: AFL WESTERN BULLDOGS V BRISBANE FOX SPORTS 503 77,000 76,000 76,000 0 1,000
17 LIVE: SATURDAY STRETCH FOX FOOTY 67,000 67,000 66,000 0 1,000
18 LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY FOX FOOTY 60,000 60,000 60,000 0 0
19 THE PROFESSOR’S LATE HIT FOX LEAGUE 56,000 56,000 49,000 0 7,000
20 LIVE: MOTORSPORT: F1: SPAIN PIT LANE QUALIFYING FOX SPORTS 506 55,000 55,000 42,000 0 14,000

Seven Swoops In for the Win

In a shocking turn around, Seven has finally caught up with Nine’s consistent reign as the former overtakes the latter with a nine-point lead at 34.5%. Nine falls a bit behind at 25.3%, following other runners up including ABC at 17.7%, Network Ten at 12.6%, and SBS with a steadily increasing viewership at 9.8%.

Daily Free-to-Air Share All Channels

  • Report: Daily Free-to-Air Share
  • Channels: All Free-to-Air Channels
  • Market: 5 City Metro (aggregate figure)
  • Demographics: Total People 
  • Day-part: 18:00 – 24:00
  • Day: Saturday
  • Deliverable:Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28

Channel Overnight 08/06/2019 Consolidated 7 01/06/2019 Consolidated 28 11/05/2019
ABC 12.6% 13.2% 12.7%
ABC KIDS/COMEDY 2.7% 3.4% 2.9%
ABC ME 0.7% 0.4% 0.6%
ABC NEWS 1.7% 1.3% 1.4%
ABC Network 17.7% 18.3% 17.6%
Seven 21.9% 22.2% 24.7%
7TWO 3.3% 3.3% 3.6%
7mate 5.7% 6.0% 7.6%
7flix 3.1% 2.4% 2.0%
7food network 0.5% 0.8% 0.6%
Seven Network 34.5% 34.7% 38.4%
Nine 14.5% 12.7% 13.9%
9GO! 3.9% 6.5% 3.5%
9Gem 4.4% 7.5% 4.3%
9Life 2.5% 2.3% 2.3%
Nine Network 25.3% 29.0% 24.0%
10 7.5% 7.4% 7.6%
10 Bold 2.8% 2.8% 2.9%
10 Peach 2.4% 2.1% 2.0%
Network 10 12.6% 12.3% 12.5%
SBS 7.5% 3.3% 4.8%
SBS VICELAND 1.0% 1.1% 1.6%
SBS Food 0.9% 1.0% 0.8%
NITV 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
SBS Network 9.8% 5.7% 7.5%

The Kids are Definitely Alright

Nine’s streaming of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 may have reigned in the past few days, but it’s the kids that have been more consistent in securing the top spots. From Bluey to PJ Masks to Peppa Pig, there’s a ton of kids shows that have been performing well and well ahead of the pack. There’s still a bit of sport that you can find in there with AFL’s Saturday Night Football, but it’s still definitely a clear win for the kids this time.

Top 20 Programs All Free-to-Air
Channels

  • Report: Top 20 Programs
  • Channels: All free-to-air Multi Channels
  • Market: 5 City Metro (aggregate figure), Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
  • Demographics: Total People
  • Day-part: 02:00 – 26:00
  • Day: Saturday
  • Date: 08/06/2019
  • Deliverable:Overnight

Rank Description (grouped) Channel (r) 5 City Metro Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth
1 BLUEY-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 205,000 39,000 68,000 34,000 31,000 34,000
2 PJ MASKS-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 171,000 40,000 62,000 32,000 28,000 10,000
3 NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 166,000 37,000 57,000 29,000 26,000 18,000
4 SEVEN’S AFL: SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 7mate 157,000 42,000 0 30,000 0 84,000
5 OLOBOB TOP-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 153,000 40,000 46,000 27,000 23,000 18,000
6 PEPPA PIG-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 147,000 34,000 47,000 25,000 26,000 15,000
7 BANANAS IN PYJAMAS-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 143,000 36,000 49,000 23,000 24,000 12,000
8 PLAY SCHOOL-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 134,000 31,000 60,000 17,000 20,000 7,000
9 SEVEN’S AFL: SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – PRE MATCH 7mate 125,000 34,000 0 48,000 0 43,000
10 THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN -EV 9Gem 119,000 36,000 31,000 27,000 6,000 18,000
11 HEY DUGGEE-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 118,000 27,000 34,000 21,000 26,000 10,000
12 WOULD I LIE TO YOU?-EV ABCKIDS/COMEDY 100,000 22,000 29,000 20,000 18,000 12,000
13 SCHOOL OF ROARS-PM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 100,000 29,000 24,000 18,000 18,000 11,000
14 ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY-PM 7TWO 100,000 26,000 37,000 14,000 12,000 11,000
15 THE MASK OF ZORRO -EV 9GO! 98,000 30,000 25,000 17,000 11,000 15,000
16 GO JETTERS-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 98,000 22,000 26,000 21,000 22,000 7,000
17 PINGU IN THE CITY-AM ABCKIDS/COMEDY 96,000 30,000 22,000 24,000 15,000 6,000
18 OCTONAUTS-EV ABCKIDS/COMEDY 95,000 33,000 18,000 11,000 17,000 16,000
19 PETER RABBIT: THE TALE OF THE RABBIT AND SQUIRREL GREAT ADVENTU ABCKIDS/COMEDY 95,000 24,000 22,000 20,000 19,000 9,000
20 ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY-EP.2 PM 7TWO 94,000 19,000 38,000 18,000 5,000 14,000
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