Top TV Shows Overnight Ratings July 18: Australian Ninja Warrior Soars


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

Top Rated Shows for the Week – July 15 to 18

For both free to air and subscription channels, reality and lifestyle shows have taken the top spots throughout the week based on the OzTAM TV ratings report. Kicking things off is the third season of Australian Ninja Warrior. With over 900,000 in overnight viewership, it’s shaping up to be a huge success for channel Nine. Another consistent winner — this time for Network Ten — is MasterChef Australia. This cooking competition show has always managed to garner high ratings and have remained in the top 10 all throughout its air times during the week. Other reality show runner ups for the week include Seven’s The Chase Australia and the highly addicting House Rules.

As for TV Shows, it’s NCIS all the way with repeats of the original NCIS as well as its spin-off NCIS: Los Angeles that are hitting it big for Network Ten. Of course, not one to be outdone are kids shows on ABC Kids, which never fail to rank high among major shows. For more information on the highest rated shows for July 18, check out the table below.

Top 20 Programs All Free-to-Air
Channels

  • Report: Top 20 Programs
  • Channels: All Free-to-Air
  • Market: 5 City Metro (aggregate figure), Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
  • Demographics: Total People
  • Day-part: 02:00 – 26:00
  • Day: Thursday
  • Date: 18/07/2019
  • Deliverable: Overnight

RankDescription (grouped)Channel\Market(r) 5 City MetroSydneyMelbourneBrisbaneAdelaidePerth
1FATHER BROWN-PM7TWO175,00044,00048,00024,00018,00042,000
2BLUEY-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY159,00034,00048,00031,00023,00023,000
3NCIS RPT10 Bold157,00051,00036,00026,00016,00027,000
4RUSTY RIVETS-EVABCKIDS/COMEDY150,00025,00045,00035,00015,00030,000
5HAWAII FIVE-O RPT10 Bold150,00039,00052,00020,00020,00018,000
6A TOUCH OF FROST-PM7TWO148,00037,00045,00022,00015,00029,000
7PEPPA PIG-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY148,00038,00040,00032,00021,00017,000
8ANDY’S SAFARI ADVENTURES-EVABCKIDS/COMEDY143,00022,00036,00032,00021,00032,000
9M- ARMAGEDDON-PM7mate142,00041,00042,00019,00012,00028,000
10PLAY SCHOOL-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY141,00028,00035,00026,00019,00033,000
11DINOSAUR TRAIN-EVABCKIDS/COMEDY139,00027,00043,00039,00011,00020,000
12BANANAS IN PYJAMAS-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY134,00026,00039,00020,00018,00031,000
13GO JETTERS-PMABCKIDS/COMEDY132,00029,00038,00031,00017,00018,000
14PEPPA PIG-PMABCKIDS/COMEDY129,00027,00045,00024,00015,00018,000
15SCHOOL OF ROARS-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY128,00029,00038,00014,00018,00030,000
16CHARLIE AND LOLA-EVABCKIDS/COMEDY127,00019,00030,00035,00017,00027,000
17PJ MASKS-PMABCKIDS/COMEDY126,00027,00049,00022,00011,00017,000
18FLOOGALS-EVABCKIDS/COMEDY125,00023,00040,00033,00012,00017,000
19KIRI AND LOU-PMABCKIDS/COMEDY125,00024,00043,00023,00019,00016,000
20KIDDETS-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY125,00030,00033,00032,00022,0008,000

It’s Time the 2019 British Open

Aside from NRL scoring the top spot this week, all eyes were also on the 2019 British Open that kicked off just yesterday and will run for 3 more days. If you want to tune in to all the live action straight from Ireland, simply tune in to Fox Sports by subscribing to Foxtel. Alternatively, you can also subscribe to sport streaming service, Kayo Sports.

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: Thursday
  • Date: 18/07/2019
  • Deliverable: Consolidated 28, Consolidated 7 and Overnight 

RankDescription Channel\Market(r) National STV
1LIVE: NRL BRONCOS V BULLDOGSFOX LEAGUE199,000
2AUSSIE GOLD HUNTERSDiscovery Channel86,000
3LIVE: THE LATE SHOW WITH MATTY JOHNSFOX LEAGUE71,000
4LIVE: NRL THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUEFOX LEAGUE68,000
5PAUL MURRAY LIVESky News Live59,000
6LIVE: GOLF: THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPFOX SPORTS 50558,000
7CREDLINSky News Live58,000
8LIVE: AFL 360FOX FOOTY54,000
9THE BOLT REPORTSky News Live52,000
10BLUE BLOODSTVH!TS47,000
11GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATERDiscovery Channel46,000
12FAMILY GUYFOX842,000
13GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN’S LOST MINEDiscovery Channel40,000
14PML LATERSky News Live40,000
15FAMILY GUYFOX837,000
16THE SIMPSONSFOX833,000
17HOMICIDE: HOURS TO KILLcrime + investigation33,000
18GRAND DESIGNS AUSTRALIALifestyle Channel33,000
19SHAUN THE SHEEPNick Jr.32,000
20AMERICAN DAD!FOX831,000

Seven Soars to the Top; Nine Falls Behind

Week after week, we’ve been seeing a close race between Nine and Seven to secure the most percentage of viewers each day. This time, Seven takes a huge lead once again with 31.7%, pushing Nine back to second place at 24.9%. The rest are not too far behind with Network Ten slowly climbing the ladder at 18.0%, closely followed by ABC at 15.2%, and SBS at 10.3%.

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: Thursday
  • Deliverable: Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28

ChannelOvernight 18/07/2019Consolidated 7 11/07/2019Consolidated 28 20/06/2019
ABC10.4%8.9%8.5%
ABC KIDS/COMEDY2.6%2.6%2.7%
ABC ME0.9%0.7%0.7%
ABC NEWS1.2%1.2%1.1%
ABC Network15.2%13.4%13.0%
Seven19.3%17.6%18.9%
7TWO4.6%3.9%5.0%
7mate4.8%3.3%5.2%
7flix2.1%2.4%2.6%
7food network1.0%0.6%0.7%
Seven Network31.7%27.8%32.5%
Nine18.1%24.0%14.8%
9GO!2.2%3.4%2.2%
9Gem2.3%2.3%9.1%
9Life2.2%1.8%1.4%
Nine Network24.9%31.6%27.5%
1011.3%11.8%12.6%
10 Bold4.1%3.7%3.7%
10 Peach2.5%2.2%2.1%
Network 1018.0%17.7%18.3%
SBS6.7%6.4%6.1%
SBS VICELAND1.0%1.2%1.4%
SBS Food 1.3%1.0%1.1%
NITV0.4%0.2%0.2%
SBS World Movies0.9%0.8%0.0%
SBS Network10.3%9.6%8.7%

MasterChef Continues Its Winning Streak for Free to Air Ratings

With over 700,000 viewers strong in a consolidated 28 figure, Network Ten’s MasterChef Australia has still been consistently winning viewers throughout its air times during the week. Not too far away are other consistent ratings winners for free to air such as Seven’s Home and Away and The Chase Australia, plus Nine’s Hot Seat. Not one to be outdone is SBS with its live airing of new episodes from the third season of The Handmaid’s Tale.

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: Thursday
  • Date: 20/06/2019
  • Deliverable: Consolidated 28, Consolidated 7 and Overnight

RankDescription (grouped)Channel\NetworkConsolidated 28Consolidated 7Overnight000s Increase on Consolidated 7000s Increase on Overnight
1SEVEN NEWSSeven Network1,032,0001,032,0001,032,00000
2SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHTSeven Network989,000989,000986,00003,000
3NINE NEWSNine861,000861,000861,00000
4NINE NEWS 6:30Nine848,000848,000847,00000
5MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA THURSNetwork 10758,000731,000652,00028,000106,000
6A CURRENT AFFAIRNine653,000652,000642,0001,00010,000
7ABC NEWS-EVABC633,000633,000633,00000
8HOME AND AWAYSeven Network607,000601,000563,0006,00044,000
9THE CHASE AUSTRALIASeven Network598,000598,000598,00000
10HOT SEATNine545,000545,000545,00000
11RBTNine480,000474,000451,0005,00028,000
12SEVEN’S AFL: THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLSeven Network476,000476,000471,00005,000
13THE HANDMAID’S TALESBS Network465,000368,000165,00097,000300,000
147.30-EVABC441,000439,000435,0002,0006,000
15THE PROJECT 7PMNetwork 10436,000432,000431,0004,0006,000
16PARAMEDICS -RPTNine424,000419,000405,0005,00018,000
17THE CHASE AUSTRALIA-5PMSeven Network420,000419,000419,0001,0001,000
18BLUEY-AMABCKIDS/COMEDY398,000256,000183,000142,000215,000
19ESCAPE FROM THE CITY-EVABC395,000377,000346,00018,00049,000
20TABOONetwork 10384,000375,000330,0009,00054,000

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