Googlebox returns for more middling meta magic

By Glenn Dyer

NRL v AFL — the kickback kings will win the viewers tonight and tomorrow quite easily. So will Kochie’s mob overcome the roughnuts from western Melbourne, and can the suave pussies of Geelong outweigh the kids from the MCG? Port and Melbourne to meet in Perth?

In NRL, its the minor premiers in Melbourne Storm v Tom Trbojevic and the rest of Manly’s Sea Eagles. The other big game is the Penrith pussies (aka Panthers) and Nathan Cleary against Souths and the oldest coach in Wayne Bennett. The NRL finals are a competition in three — Storm, Penrith and Eagles. The rest won’t get a look-in.

Elsewhere, the wobblies play the Boks on Sunday, The Voice grand final is on Seven, and can Nine wring even more peerless acting out of the cast of The Block?

Last night Gogglebox Australia returned with 839,000 and number 11 nationally. The Front Bar on 509,000, Foreign Correspondent on 574,000, and Q+A on 464,000, which was a solid result given its recent weakness.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (27.6%)
  2. Nine (24.7%)
  3. Ten (22.6%)
  4. ABC (16.3%)
  5. SBS (8.8%)

Network main channels:

  1. Seven (18.9%)
  2. Nine (17.4%)
  3. Ten (16.7%)
  4. ABC (12.2%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.6%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7TWO (4.1%)
  2. 10 Bold (3.3%)
  3. 7mate (2.6%)
  4. 10 Peach, ABC News, GO (2.1%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.637 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.577 million
  3. Nine News  — 1.391 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.378 million
  5. 7pm ABC News — 1.012 million
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.087 million
  7. Home and Away (Seven) — 958,000
  8. Home and Away late (Seven) — 884,000
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 861,000
  10. 7.30 (ABC) — 856,000

Top metro programs: 

1. Seven News  — 1.013 million
2. Nine News —1.005 million


Losers:
 Dull night — the only spark was Gogglebox (at a reasonable hour in Sydney).

Metro news and current affairs

  1. Seven News — 1.013 million
  2. Nine News — 1.005 million
  3. Nine News 6.30 —996,000
  4. Seven News 6.30 —985,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 741,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 688,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 563,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 482,000
  9. Foreign Correspondent (ABC) — 387,000
  10. Ten News First (ABC) — 341,000

Morning (national) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 449,000/254,000
  2. News Breakfast (ABC) — 350,000/236,000
  3. Today (Nine) — 342,000/219,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 239,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 198,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) —  57,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 81,000
  2. Newsday (Sky News) — 72,000
  3. Credlin (Sky News) — 70,000
  4. Aussie Gold Hunters (Discovery) — 55,000
  5. Alan Jones (Sky News) — 53,000

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