Thursday TV Wrap: Gogglebox Premiere Beaten By Back Roads And The Tennis

Thursday TV Wrap: Gogglebox Premiere Beaten By Back Roads And The Tennis

Lucky season thirteen of Gogglebox launched last night, bringing Channel 10 in 502,000 viewers. A solid premiere, but not quite enought to rise above ABC’s Back Roads or the tennis.

According to Oztam, Nine’s tennis coverage peaked at 562,000 viewers, who saw Novak Djokovic beat Aslan Karatsev, getting him one step closer to his ninth Australian Open win.

The tennis topped  ABC’s Back Roads, which saw chef Poh Ling Yeuw explore the South Australian opal mining town of Cobber Pedy and its lunar-esque landscape. It recieved 530,000 viewers.

Seven News was most-watched with 942,000 viewers, followed by Nine News with 773,000 and ABC News with 698,000, while the ABC’s 7.30 had 576,000.

10’s launch of Gogglebox beat Seven’s entertainment shows, where The Chase had 496,000 viewers and Home and Away had 459,000. Seven’s night of entertainment ended with Wife Swap Australia at 306,000 viewers.

In other news for 10, The Project had 442,000 viewers, while 10 News First had 358,000 and Ambulance Australia had 303,000.

For the ABC, comedy show Sammy J had 286,000 viewers while Q+A had 280,000.

The top performer for SBS was SBS World News with 180,000 viewers, followed by The World’s Greatest Palaces with 144,000.

Nine (all channels) just edged over Seven (all channels) to recieve twenty-seven per cent of the daily share. Seven had twenty-six per cent. Another close finish saw Network 10 secure nineteen per cent of viewers while the ABC Network had seventeen per cent.

The SBS increased its portion of the share pie last night to nine per cent.

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