‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Thursday, December 3, 2015, CBS finished #1 broadcast network as ‘Thursday Night Football’‘ was the top program. ITV #1 in the UK as ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here’ top program. Seven finished #1 in Australia as Network Nine’s ‘A Current Affair’ was the top non-news program and ‘Seven News’ was the nation’s top newscast. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘ #1 on weekend 27-29 November 2015 (Domestic) ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘ #1 on weekend 27-29 November 2015 (International). There are 3.734 Billion Unique Mobile 68% Social Ad Clicks Are Now Mobile. Users as of this quarter, account for a 51% worldwide penetration. Direct uploads of user videos to Facebook now exceed YouTube. 88% of Twitter users are on mobile. The Google+1 button is hit 5 billion times per day. 80% of Internet users on Pinterest are female. LinkedIn has 347 million registered members. 600 million users on Whatsapp. FRIDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
Today, traditional TV still accounts for the lion’s share of video viewing, but online and mobile are where the growth is. When managed together, TV/digital/mobile hold the potential to drive real impact for advertisers—enabling them to maximize the customers they reach and/or reinforce key messaging across screens. After all, ‘It’s all about screens’.
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For Thursday, December 3, 2015 (Posted on December 4, 2015)
The Tiffany Network had pro football and a sensational ending with a match on the fake tundra of Ford Field. At 8P, ‘NFL Kick Off‘ delivered an average 10.30 million viewers and a 5.0/9. At 830P, ‘Thursday Night Football‘ featured the Central Division of the NFC as the Green Bay Packers defeated the Detroit Lions in their 179th match against each other on a last play, with no time on the board, ‘Hail Mary’ touchdown as Aaron Rodgers passed 70+ yards to Rich Rodgers for a remarkable ending to a very strange game as the Packers won 27-23. With the Packers trailing 20-0 at one point, a flurry of scoring brought the game to a climax with no time on the board, extended by a penalty against the Lions which gave the Packers an added play. It resulted the drama of the year. And, it drew an average 13.036 million viewers and a 8.7/14 as it was the #1 program on Thursday. (Note: CBS’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ aired live. Overnight ratings reflect only timeslot data, not actual program data, and do not account for time zone differences.)
The Peacock Network thought it had the stage all by itself before Black Rock showed up with a football game. At 8P, ‘The Wiz‘ finished with an average 11.13 million viewers and a 7.8/13, good for Broadway but in horseshoes…and in the ratings game, it came in second. According to Nielsen, roughly 269,400 people send 1.6 million tweets about “The Wiz Live!” on Thursday night and 6.4 million people saw those tweets a total of 128.9 million times. (Note: NBC’s “The Wiz” aired live. Overnight ratings reflect only timeslot data, not actual program data, and do not account for time zone differences.)
The Alphabet Network didn’t stand a chance. At 8P, ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot‘ finished with an average 4.03 million viewers and a 2.7/4. AT 830P, a rerun of ‘Shrek The Halls’ finished with an average 4.18 million viewers and a 2.5/4. At 9P, it pulled out of its bag of trick, country music as ‘CMA Country Christmas‘ finished with an average 5.75 million viewers and a 3.8/6.
The Network That Curley & Papa Bear Built finished with the best ratings of any cable television network on Thursday. At 8P, ‘NFL Pregame’ finished with an average 1.185 million viewers. Then the ‘Thursday Night Football’ simulcast with CBS finished with an average 3.798 million viewers. When adding both networks together, the Packers and Lions pulled in an average 16.834 million viewers. It was a big night for football in America on Thursday.
The Animal Network didn’t compete. At 8P, it brought out a rerun of ‘Bones‘ for the evening and it finished with an average 3.257 million viewers and a 1.9/3.
The #1 Hispanic Network in America finished a tad behind Wednesday. At 8P, ‘Pasión y Poder’ finished with an average 2.325 million viewers. At 9P, ‘No Creo En Los Hombres’ finished with an average 2.240 million viewers. At 10P, ‘Antes Huerta Que Lichita’ finished with an average 1.944 million viewers.
The Little Network That Couldn’t At 8P, ‘The Vampire Diaries‘ finished with an average 1.32 million viewers and a 1.0/2. At 9P, ‘The Originals‘ finished with an average 1.18 million viewers and an 0.8/1.
At 1135P, NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”’ finished #1 with a 3.4/8. ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ finished with a 2.0/5. CBS’ rerun of ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ finished with an average 1.7/6. At 1235A, NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ finished with an average 1.6/6. ABC’s ‘Nightline’ finished with an average 1.4/4. CBS’ ‘Late Late Show with James Corden’ without a good lead in finished with a 1.0/4. At 135A, NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ finished with a 1.0/4. This is one of the few times the 135A show tied or beat a 1235A program.
The Official November Sweeps Late Night Ratings:
At 1135P, NBC’s ‘Tonight‘ finished #1 with an average 3.859 million viewers. CBS’ ‘Late Show’ finished #2 with an average 3.177 million viewers. ABC ‘Kimmel’ finished #3 with a 2.548 million viewers.
At 1235A, ABC’s ‘Nightline’ finished #1 with an average 1.664 million viewers. NBC’s ‘Late Night’ finished with an average 1.651 million viewers. CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ finished with an average 1.286 million viewers.
At 135A, NBC’s ‘Last Call‘ finished with an average 0.937 million viewers.
For The Record
CBS finished #1 Thursday with an average 12.442 million viewers and an 8.1 rating/13 share. NBC finished #2 with an average 11.13 million viewers and a 7.9/13. ABC finished with an average 5.202 million viewers and a 3.4/5. NFL Network finished with an average 3.363 million viewers. FOX finished with an average 3.257 million viewers and a 1.9/3. The FOX News Channel finished with an average 3.199 million viewers. Univision finished with an average 2.170 million viewers. Telemundo finished with an average 1.30 million viewers. The CW finished with an average 1.24 million viewers and a 0.9/.1
Today In Communication History
On this date in 1939, BBC broadcasts the first physical jerks (aka ‘daily dozen’) program for wartime fitness, on alternating days for men and women; the audience at the year end is estimated at 750,000 men and 900,000 women.
The Millennials – Continued
A new global study shows just how much time Millennials devote to their mobile devices. According to TNS’s global Connected Life study, the average Millennial (16 to 30) with internet access spends 3.2 hours a day on their mobile devices, the equivalent of almost a whole day every week, or 49 days a year.
For millennials, watching videos and online TV accounts for 46% of device time, with 76% engaging on a daily basis compared to 59% globally. Social networking accounts for 40% of Canadian millennials’ device time and online shopping accounts for 14%.
For older consumers who are online, traditional media habits still hold strong. Those 46-65 spend 3.1 hours a day watching TV, 0.2 hours reading newspapers and magazines, and one hour listening to the radio, which adds up to 2.5 hours more than the average millennial. However, they are using online platforms regularly.
There is an increase in time spent overall on digital media, but depending on what demographic profile you are looking at, they will be using a different device at a different time of the day, doing different things,’ stated Stephan Sigaud, SVP of marketing and business development at TNS Canada. ‘The key learning from this study is that in order to maximize the effectiveness of your marketing strategy, you really have to look deeper inside your audience and you can’t talk about the average consumer anymore.’
People are actually sitting with a mobile phone or laptop while they’re watching TV. Thus the traditional touchpoints need to be re-evaluated in terms of how marketers can reach certain groups based on how they combine devices, in addition to how they use each device.
Credit Where Credit Is Due: Connected Life is based on a survey of 60,000 internet users globally
The New Color For Next Year Is…
Global color authority Pantone turned softer with its 2016 color of the year to resonate with consumers looking to escape today’s stresses. This is the first time the organization has blended two shades—Rose Quartz and Serenity—for its annual proclamation. Weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, Serenity comforts with a calming effect, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation in turbulent times. Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure.
Cyber Monday Sales Set A New Record, Hitting $3 Billion For The First Time.
In an article by Toni Fitzgerald, MediaLifeMagazine.com 120115, Cyber Monday marked the biggest online shopping day in history, as it was up 16.2% over last year, according to the Custora E-Commerce Pulse, which tracks web shopping trends. The big sales were no surprise. Online shopping has become mainstream, and just about every retailer offers some sort of Cyber Monday incentive to draw shoppers in, from free shipping to deep discounts.
What was perhaps most interesting about Cyber Monday was the distinct shopping patterns that are starting to develop, which media people can use to their advantage when planning and buying for clients. Some things resonate with shoppers, while others do not. Here’s a look at what was hot and what wasn’t on Cyber Monday.
Twenty-seven percent of Cyber Monday sales came on smartphones or tablets, Custora reports, up from 23 percent last year. People are still most likely to buy using Apple devices, such as iPhones and iPads, which accounted for 75.6 percent of all sales.
Buyers say clients were more interested in mobile ads this year because of this shift.
Though texting and instant messaging have replaced email as the e-communication methods of choice, email is still preferred for advertising. It drove 22 percent of all transactions on Cyber Monday, more than any other form of marketing.
Search and paid search
Search, both paid and unpaid, also sparked a huge portion of orders: 20.7 percent and 16.6 percent, respectively, ranking behind only email.
On the biggest e-shopping day of the year, the biggest pay site stumbled: PayPal was hit by so much traffic, it resulted in periodic outages. You’d expect this, perhaps, 10 years ago, when technology was still catching up to demand, but not in 2015.
When and Why Social Program Engagement Matters
Per a Nielsen study, new stats on social media use while watching TV:
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Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of November 16, 2015
ABC: GMA 5.17 million total viewers; 1.5/12 and 1.76 million A25-54
NBC: Today 5.02 million total viewers; 1.7/14 and 2.00 million A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.55 million total viewers; 0.9/7 and 1.04 million A25-54
Sunday Morning News Shows Ratings November 22, 2015
ABC: This Week 3.426 million total viewers
NBC: Meet the Press 3.400 million total viewers
CBS: Face the Nation 3.199 million total viewers
FOX: Fox News Sunday 1.940 million total viewers
CBS: Face the Nation-2 1.801 million total viewers
SHAREABLEE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of November 23, 2015
Program, Date, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Post (000), Fans/Followers (000)
#1 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Warner Bros./synd.) 8742, 79, 111, 93014
#2 The Walking Dead (AMC) 4741, 140, 34, 40297
#3 Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) 3007, 181, 17, 21070
#4 The Tonight Show (NBC) 2736, 175, 16, 12355
#5 Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 1921, 187, 10, 7914
#6 Good Morning America (ABC) 1519, 620, 2, 8068
#7 TMZ (Warner Bros./synd.) 1437, 803, 2, 10064
#8 Today Show (NBC) 1229, 406, 3, 8927
#9 Doctor Who (BBC America) 931, 167, 6, 5549
#10 Empire (Fox) 920, 140, 7, 5612
Source: Shareablee Inc. The total actions metric includes the total volume of post-level likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments. Total content includes all posts, tweets and media posted by each TV property across all platforms. Actions per post metric notes the average e number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers includes Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers.
NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of November 23, 2015
Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
#1 The Walking Dead (AMC) 11/29, 3666, 488
#2 2015 Soul Train Awards (BET) 11/29, 2908, 471
#3 Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 11/24, 1786, 130
#4 Empire (FOX) 11/25, 1619, 216
#5 The Voice (NBC) 11/24, 1601, 614
#6 Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 11/23, 1493, 120
#7 WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) 11/23, 1363, 127
#8 Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!) 11/29, 1213, 39
#9 Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (VH1) 11/23, 1128, 114
#10 The Voice (NBC) 11/23, 1004, 76
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant Tweets from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to a program from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe programming only and excludes sports events. For multicast events, networks are listed alphabetically and metrics reflect the highest Unique Audience across all airing networks.
The ListenFirst Television Interest (TVI) Rating (TM) is a standardized measurement of the most buzzed-about TV programs on linear TV and streaming services. A complement to ListenFirst’s other syndicated data products (such as the ListenFirst Digital Audience Rating – TV), the metrics included in the rating are the purest form of showing interest digitally, since they’re organic actions that are largely unaffected by paid media. Programs that surface on the TVI leaderboards are the most hashtagged on Facebook, Google+, and Tumblr, as well as most searched for on Wikipedia (used as a proxy for organic search volume).
All Series (11/23/15 – 11/29/15)
#1 Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Netflix)/4.89
#2 The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Prime)/2.82
#3 The Walking Dead (AMC)/2.67
#4 Supernatural (CW)/1.74
#5 Game of Thrones (HBO)/1.48
#6 Quantico (ABC)/1.31
#7 Supergirl (CBS)/1.28
#8 Arrow (CW)/1.26
#9 The Flash (CW)/1.22
#10 Doctor Who (BBC)/0.97
Source:ListenFirst. The TVI Rating aggregates metrics that measure organically generated activity by fans of the TV show. The metric includes total volume of official hashtag mentions onFacebook,Google+, andTumblr, along withWikipediapage views (as a proxy for organic search volume) for a show as a percentage of the total volume of the same activities for all shows.
*FOX Being Sued By ‘Bones’
One of the biggest programs on FOX over the years has been ‘Bones’. But bad blood between all parties seems to destine the show for a very bad ending. Reminiscent of James Garner suing Universal over his portion of profits of ‘The Rockford Files’,
the executive producer, the two main stars and the woman who wrote the novels that made the series possible, are all suing FOX. xecutive producer Barry Josephson has filed suit against 20th Century Fox Corporation, Fox Broadcasting Company, and Fox Entertainment Group, over accounting practices and alleged cancellation threats. Now, the long running TV series’ co-stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel have followed suit, by filing suit. According to a Deadline report, Boreanaz, Deschanel, and executive producer Kathleen Reichs (the forensic anthropologist who wrote the Temperance Brennan novels upon which the TV show is based) “are going after the broadcaster too for ‘tens of millions’ they claim they are owed.”
Deadline cites the legal complaint:
“The documents that 20th TV did provide confirmed Plaintiffs’ suspicions and showed that they were being cheated out of more than $100 million in gross revenues and being overcharged many additional millions of dollars in alleged expenses,” the jury-trial complaint adds of the plaintiffs fight to get a look at true accounting of Bones after not getting anything in profits for several seasons.
“When 20th TV finally did engage with Plaintiffs in the fifth and sixth seasons of the Series, it did so under the threat of cancelling the Series unless Plaintiffs accepted its non-negotiable license fee figure, and then concealed material information about the true value of that figure,” Monday’s filing asserts, again in specifics very similar to what Josephson stated in his own complaint last week — all of which might see these cases share the same judge or jury if the courts think that they are related enough.
Deadline has archived the filing, here (https://pmcdeadline2.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/bones_complaint-conformed-wm.pdf). If you give it a look, notice (on page three) that over the course of the series, FOX has scheduled Bones in “seven different times periods spanning five different nights.” Even for a TV series in its eleventh season, that number of moves seems staggering.
As previously reported, while the new showrunner wants a 12th season of Bones, Boreanaz is looking forward to leaving the show after season 11 concludes production. When FOX will air the second half of season 11 is still up in the air.
James Garner concluded when he sued the studios, ‘About everything I ever have done, in the way of lawsuits against studios, I’ve won them all,’ he said, ‘because I was right every time. (Studios) would rather steal than do it right. And they might even make more money if they did it right. But it’s just not in their nature.’ (Los Angeles Times, ‘A Surviving Maverick : James Garner Has Won Lawsuits, Overcome Health Problems to Remain One of TV’s Top Stars’ December 02, 1990 DANIEL CERONE Times Staff Writer)
National Geo Wild Brings Extraordinary Television
During ‘Big Cat Week’, National Geo Wild is bringing ‘Safari Live’ to the world several times during the day. If you have never been on a safari in Africa, this is the program for you. You can join in the Twitter discussions @wildsafari
Top Ten Box Office 27-29 November 2015 Weekend (Domestic Only)
#1 ‘HungerGames:Mockingjay2’$51.60 in 4,175 theaters
#2 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $39.19 in 3,749 theaters
#3 ‘Creed’ $30.12 in 3,404 theaters
#4 ‘Spectre’ $12.80 in 2,940 theaters (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#5 ‘The Peanuts Movie’ $ 9.70 in 3,089 theaters
#6 ‘The Night Before’ $ 8.20 in 2,960 theaters
#7 ‘Secret in their Eyes’ $ 4.50 in 2,392 theaters
#8 ‘Spotlight’ $ 4.50 in 897 theaters
#9 ‘Brooklyn’ $ 3.83 in 845 theaters
#10 ‘The Martian’ $ 3.30 in 1,420 theaters
International Box Office
#1 ‘The Hunger Games’ $63.00 million in 93 territories
#2 ‘The Martian’ $ 51.35 million in 19 territories
#3 ‘Spectre’ $ 30.40 million in 94 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#4 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $ 28.70 million in 40 territories
#5 ‘Our Times’ $ 13.00 million in 8 territories
#6 ‘Victor Frankenstein’ $ 10.00 million in 34 territories
#7 ‘Inside Men’ $ 9.70 million in 1 territory
#8 ‘Bridge of Spies’ $ 7.00 million in 45 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#9 ‘The Vanished Murderer’$ 6.00 million in 1 territory
#10 ‘Spanish Affair 2’ $ 5.70 million in 1 territory
Coming For Christmas from Quentin Tarantino
‘Joy’ They’re back. Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper
‘Legend’ Tom Hardy, Emily Browning
‘The Revenant’ Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
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The Independent One had the answer again on Thursday. At 830P, ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!‘ was the most-watched show on Thursday night (December 3), once again attracting average audience of 7.6 million viewers (33.7%). An additional 323,000 viewers (1.8%) watched on ITV+1.
The Big One again didn’t have the power to match the Independent One. At 8P, ‘Watchdog‘ fell from last week and drew 3.21 million viewers (14.5%). At 9P, the network dropped back further as ‘Doctor in the House’ could only attract 2.53 million viewers (11.4%).
The Little Two at 8P presented ‘MasterChef: The Professionals‘ and it was the top program on the network Thursday as it finished with an average 2.36 million viewers (10.7%). At 9P, ‘The Last Kingdom‘ drew 1.54 million viewers (6.9%).
The Big Four at 8P had ‘The Secret Life of 6-Year-Olds‘ finished with an average audience of 1.57 million viewers (7.1%). At 9P, ‘24 Hours in A&E‘ brought in 1.20 million viewers (5.4%).
The Viacom Five at 7P presented ‘Secrets of Great British Castles‘ and it opened with a mere 573,000 viewers (3%). At 8P, ‘Alex Polizzi’s Italian Islands‘ climbed a bit to an average 919,000 viewers (4.2%) to be the #1 program on the network Thursday. At 9P, ‘Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild UK‘ edged down a tad with an average 913,000 viewers (4.1%). At 10P, ‘Homeless at Christmas‘ fell back to where the evening began, a mere 566,000 viewers (3.5%).
The Indy Two has the spinoff show at 10P, ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here Now!‘ which drew 594,000 viewers (3.8%) in the wake of Duncan Bannatyne’s elimination.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 Thursday with a 28.1% share of the available audience. Again the #1 newscast in the nation was ‘Seven News’ with an average 948,000 viewers. The network’s top non-news program was ‘Home & Away’ with an average 763,000 viewers.
Network Nine finished #1 Thursday with a 25.6% share. It also announced that Nine News is set to turn to automation in its Sydney and Melbourne studios by February 2016, no longer requiring on the floor crew. The nation’s #1 non-news program was ‘A Current Affair’ for the fourth straight night with an average 779,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 19.1% share. The network’s top non-news program was ‘The Project 7PM’ which drew 486,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 Thursday with a 18.4% share. ABC’s top non-news program was ‘7.30’ with an average 699,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #3 with an 8.6% share of the available audience.
Top Ten Non-News Programs In Australia Thursday
#1 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 779,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne
#2 HOME AND AWAY Seven 763,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane & Perth
#3 7.30 ABC 699,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 QI m ABC 647,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide
#5 AIR RESCUE Seven 579,000 viewers Brisbane top market
#6 GREAT GETAWAYS Nine 535,000 viewers Sydney top market
#7 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Seven 488,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#8 THE PROJECT 7PM TEN 486,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 FAMILY FEUD TEN 475,000 viewers Sydney top market
#10 JAMIE’S SUPER FOOD TEN 455,000 viewers Melbourne top market
Top Newscast In Australia Thursday
#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 948,000 viewers #1 in Melbourne & Adelaide
#2 SEVEN News/TodayTonight Seven 917,000 viewers #1 in Perth
#3 NINE NEWS Nine 843,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Brisbane
#4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 801,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 ABC NEWS ABC 710,000 viewers Sydney top market
#6 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS @5 TEN 464,000 viewers Melbourne top market
*FRIDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
*FRIDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The Second Commercial Network finished #1 yet again on Friday with a strong 28.8% share of the available audience. And again, it had the #1 newscast, ‘Seven News‘ with an average 859,000 viewers. And it also had the top non-news program as ‘Better Homes & Gardens‘ finished with an average 661,000 viewers.
Network Nine finished #2 with a 27.0% share. The #2 non-news program was ‘A Current Affair’ which drew 631,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with 18.6% share. ‘Family Feud’ with 496,000 viewers was the network’s top program on Friday.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 16.8% share. The network’s top program on Friday was ‘7.30’ with 566,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a % share of the available audience.
Top Ten Non-News Programs in Australia on Friday
#1 BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Seven 661,000 viewers #1 in Perth
#2 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 631,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne
#3 7.30 ABC 566,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide
#4 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Seven 540,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 DOUBLE JEOPARDY Seven 530,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 FAMILY FEUD TEN 496,000 viewers Melbourne & Sydney tops
#7 DCI BANKS ABC 479,000 viewers #1 in Sydney(T)
#8 THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW TEN 458,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 THE LIVING ROOM TEN 453,000 viewers Sydney top market
#10 HOT SEAT Nine 445,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane
Top Newscast In Australia Friday
#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 859,000 viewers #1 in Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth
#2 SEVEN News/TodayTonight Seven 824,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane
#3 NINE NEWS Nine 757,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 740,000 viewers #1 in Sydney
#5 ABC NEWS ABC 611,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS @5 TEN 470,000 viewers Melbourne top market
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