The Chase takes entertainment crown, while Nine wins Thursday

Seven’s The Chase topped entertainment on Thursday night, however, it was Nine that celebrated an overall network share win.

The quiz program brought in 440,000 metro views, however, it was Seven’s news programming that won all three key advertising demos.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 5 January, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.304 million viewers, including 30,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 3%. A repeat episode of The Dog House on Ten had the biggest uplift of 10% and was viewed by a total audience of 233,000, and 5,000 on BVOD.

In entertainment, Home and Away was next, drawing in 423,000 metro viewers, followed by Great Getaways on Nine which had an average metro audience of 313,000.


Seven’s Cricket: Big Bash League – Melbourne vs Adelaide saw 276,000 metro viewers tune in.

Meanwhile, Seven News was the #1 metro program on Thursday with 811,000 metro viewers followed by Seven News at 6:30 with 780,000 metro viewers. Nine News at 6:30 aired to 641,000, while Nine News brought in 639,000. A Current Affair brought in 518,000, and ABC News pulled in 492,000 viewers.

In terms of overall share, as mentioned, Nine took the top spot, with a share of 29.7% over Seven’s 28.4%, followed by ABC with a share of 17%, and Ten finishing up with a share of 14.9%.

Seven, however, secured the top primary channel share with 18.8% while Nine followed with 17.4%. The top-rating multi-channel on Thursday was 7TWO with a share of 5%.

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