• Doctor Doctor returns to over 400k
• Big Brother house is full as BB air unboards
Seven News 987,000 (6 pm)/970,000 (6:30 pm)
Nine News is 939,000 (6 pm)/890,000 (6:30 pm)
ABC News 665,000
10 News First 332,000(5 pm)/229,000 (6pm)
SBS World News 180,000 (6:30 pm)/150,000 (7 pm)
Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 681,000
The Project 217,000 (6:30 pm)/415,000 (7 pm)
The Drum 178,000
News Breakfast 184,000
Late Night News
The LAtest 80,000
ABC Late News 69,000
SBS World News Late 40,000
Nine was the top primary channel and network last night with shares of 19.5% and 27.5% respectively with the main driving force being the return of Travel Guides which was the #1 non-news show last night.
The show was also #1 in all key demos as it took viewers to Greece. This was upon the show’s return numbers in January which had 584,000 tune in.
Earlier this week, Mediaweek spoke to Travel Guides executive producer Melissa Maclean about putting together a travel show in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Maclean said that crossing international borders for this series was no mean feat.
“Travel Guides got off the ground this year because of the extraordinary persistence of the team and the willingness of our travel guides to be flexible, and being able to work really closely with the Government agencies to allow some travel exemptions to happen for us.
“We had plans A, B, C, and D for everything, and there were certainly times when we thought all may be lost. But we were a combination of fortunate and persistent, we managed to get everyone together, all of the guides and all of the crew, and once that happened we were able to form a moving bubble.”
Following Journey Guides was the return of Physician Physician for its fifth season with 407,000 viewers tuning in.
In season 5, the Knight household and the whole city of Whyhope are plunged into disaster, and all eyes flip to Hugh Knight to save lots of them. Compelled to relocate to a veterinary clinic after the invention of asbestos within the hospital, issues are additional sophisticated when high-flying council administrator Sharna Bahtt (Chantelle Jamieson) arrives on the town, concurrently sacking Meryl as mayor (Tina Bursill) and setting her sights on Hugh. The flames of romance additionally proceed to be stoked when newly single Penny (Hayley McElhinney) arrives again on the town, forcing Hugh to grapple once more along with his emotions for her and a possible relationship with Sharna.
The ultimate episode of Huge Brother for the week had 558,000 viewers as eight new housemates joined the home.
AFLW participant Jess received the immunity problem and nominated three unique housemates – Mel, Renata and “protected vote” Sid.
Ultimately, Renata went dwelling: “From day one once I received a problem I had a goal on my again,” mentioned Renata. “In the home there’s extra sheep than individuals having their very own opinions. I would like Daniel and Nicholas to win. The remaining are sheep, they don’t deserve it. If a type of sheep win, I’ll transfer nations, that’s a promise.”
Earlier within the night time, Dwelling and Away had 620,000 viewers.
MasterChef on 10 had 535,000 viewers final night time because the celebrity week continued with Claire Smyth becoming a member of the kitchen to current the Thriller Field. The episode was down barely on final Wednesdays 549,000
MasterChef was adopted by a double episode of Bull with 246,000 and 175,000 viewers.
Earlier within the night time, The Challenge had 271,000 (6:30 pm) and 415,000 (7:00 pm) because the present mentioned that final 12 months’s Melbourne Cup horse loss of life might have been prevented and Australian Olympians probably being fast-tracked for the Covid vaccine.
Exhausting Quiz has carried out strongly within the scores as soon as once more with a sturdy 623,000 tuning in to see who will get the Huge Brass Mug, besides this time it was the battle of the duds with the mug having a gap within the backside. This was adopted by 544,000 watching The Weekly with Charlie Pickering.
The newest addition to the ABC’s comedy lineup is You Can’t Ask That which changed Kitty Flanagan‘s Fisk which introduced in 383,000 viewers for its first episode of the 12 months.
The highest score present on SBS was a repeat of Constructing the Channel Tunnel 187,000 viewers.