The Blacklist scorches Homeland

The Blacklist scorches Homeland

Homeland failed to crack the half a million mark on its second season three outing as fresh US crime drama The Blacklist continues to steal the show.

B&T Magazine
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The Blacklist on Seven was watched by 1.445 million people last night, slightly down on its 1.596 million viewer’s for the premier, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.

At 8.30pm The Blacklist again crushed Homeland on Ten, with just 435,000 viewers tuning in to the terrorism drama. It peaked at 536,000.

More viewers tuned in to Ten’s The Project (576,000) and Ten Eyewitness News (629,000).

The result is down on last week’s 445,000 viewers. Ten streamed the first episode just 15 minutes after it started to broadcast in the US. Figures reveal Homeland received an additional 151,098 video views on TenPlay between September 30 and October 6.

Last week, a Ten spokesperson told B&T Ten was “very happy with the early online viewing numbers we have seen for the episode”.

Ten took just 15.1% of all free-to-air viewers on Monday night, behind the ABC’s combined 18.2%. Ten’s primary channel took 9.4% compared to 13.7% for ABC1.

Seven won the night decisively taking a total 33.5% share, with 25.3% of that going to the networks main channel.

Seven won the night with The X Factor live results taking 1.457 million.

Australia’s Got Talent on Nine won 939,000 viewers with Nine News Nine’s most watched show (1.223 million).

Nine sat on a combined 28.5% share of FTA viewers as the network’s primary channel took 21.4%.

SBS took 4.7% with 3.5% going to SBS One.