FTA TimeShifted Top Programs

Rank Description Channel\
Market
Consolidated Overnight Increase
1 THE TIME OF OUR LIVES-EV Network ABC1 791,000 625,000 166,000
2 LAW & ORDER: SVU RPT Network TEN 511,000 409,000 102,000
3 LAW & ORDER: SVU EP 2 RPT Network TEN 446,000 360,000 86,000
4 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 884,000 802,000 81,000
5 THE BACHELOR AUSTRALIA THURS Network TEN 715,000 639,000 76,000
6 ABC NEWS UPDATE-EV Network ABC1 769,000 697,000 72,000
7 CATALYST-EV Network ABC1 921,000 850,000 71,000
8 THE DREAMHOUSE-LE Network ABC1 378,000 322,000 56,000
9 M-TED Network 7 435,000 380,000 55,000
10 CRIMINAL MINDS-EP.2 (R) Network 7TWO 287,000 250,000 37,000
11 MASTERS OF SEX Network SBS ONE 154,000 118,000 36,000
12 CRIMINAL MINDS Network 7TWO 278,000 242,000 35,000
13 CRIMINAL MINDS-EP.3 (R) Network 7TWO 217,000 182,000 35,000
14 NEIGHBOURS Network ELEVEN 297,000 262,000 35,000
15 THE BLOCK GLASSHOUSE -THU Network 9 555,000 524,000 30,000
16 HERCULES THE HUMAN BEAR Network 7 615,000 587,000 28,000
17 MAJOR CRIMES Network 9 140,000 114,000 26,000
18 DON’T TRUST THE B—- IN APARTMENT 23 RPT Network ELEVEN 84,000 60,000 24,000
19 THE FOOTY SHOW Network 9 653,000 629,000 23,000
20 PEPPA PIG-AM Network ABC2 227,000 205,000 23,000

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FTA Top Programs

Rank Description Channel\
Market
(r) 5 City Metro Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth
1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,075,000 289,000 379,000 244,000 73,000 90,000
2 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 997,000 261,000 219,000 205,000 144,000 168,000
3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 990,000 267,000 368,000 205,000 76,000 73,000
4 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 915,000 235,000 231,000 201,000 109,000 139,000
5 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 881,000 223,000 223,000 211,000 107,000 117,000
6 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 816,000 249,000 247,000 170,000 84,000 66,000
7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC1 721,000 225,000 228,000 97,000 93,000 78,000
8 CATALYST-EV Network ABC1 721,000 207,000 211,000 143,000 82,000 77,000
9 THE BACHELOR AUSTRALIA THURS Network TEN 681,000 241,000 204,000 93,000 56,000 88,000
10 THE FOOTY SHOW Network 9 659,000 151,000 303,000 56,000 79,000 70,000
11 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 656,000 191,000 192,000 106,000 64,000 103,000
12 ABC NEWS UPDATE-EV Network ABC1 655,000 189,000 209,000 117,000 77,000 64,000
13 7.30-EV Network ABC1 640,000 202,000 202,000 96,000 74,000 66,000
14 FAMILY FEUD Network TEN 630,000 182,000 191,000 119,000 67,000 71,000
15 SILK-EV Network ABC1 600,000 190,000 178,000 107,000 63,000 62,000
16 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 596,000 174,000 161,000 87,000 78,000 96,000
17 THE BLOCK GLASSHOUSE -THU Network 9 585,000 0 365,000 0 102,000 119,000
18 HOT SEAT Network 9 575,000 165,000 202,000 146,000 31,000 31,000
19 BORDER SECURITY: INTERNATIONAL Network 7 556,000 146,000 192,000 152,000 66,000 0
20 MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE Network 7 544,000 177,000 121,000 104,000 67,000 76,000

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11Is Eleven becoming a shadow of its former self? At one stage, Eleven was chock full of premium first run content for younger people, yet now, minimal first run content airs with countless repeats of shows like Sex and the City, Rules of Engagement, Everybody Loves Raymond and The Simpsons.

Whilst I can appreciate shows such as The Simpsons and Sex and the City are popular with younger audiences, the latter has been used to plug holes in the schedule at the expense of new content. Continue reading »

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ABCProgram highlights for week commencing September 7th include the season finals for The War That Changed Us, Dreamhouse and Adam Hills: The Last Leg. You can also catch all new episodes of Doctor Who, ANZAC Girls, The Bletchley Circle, Australian Story, Four Corners, Media Watch, Q&A, Foreign Correspondent, At the Movies, Utopia, Reality Check, Catalyst and Silk.

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sbsProgram highlights for week commencing September 7th include new series premieres of Easter Island Underworld, The Real History of Science Fiction, Wild Britain, World War 1′s Tunnel of Death, Born in the Wild and its the final of The Journey of Mankind with Eddie Izzard. There is also a new episode of Legally Brown, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Dateline, Insight, Living with the Enemy, Borgen, Shane Delia’s Spice Journey, Destination Flavour Down Under, Heston’s Great British Food, Masters of Sex, The British, The Spice Trip and American Ninja Warrior.

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Roll out the red carpet and get camera ready as Foxtel today announced that shooting for season two has begun on the hit reality series, The Real Housewives of Melbourne and is set to premiere early 2015 on Arena.

Season two will see the return of Chyka Keebaugh, Gina Liano, Jackie Gillies, Janet Roach and Lydia Schiavello, who will be joined by two new successful and established Housewives, Gamble Breaux and Pettifleur Berenger.

Andrea Moss has decided not to return for the second season of the hit series.

Foxtel Executive Director of Television, Brian Walsh, said: “This series has literally taken the world by storm. After incredible ratings results on Foxtel for the first series, and now success on Bravo in the US, we are thrilled that a second season has begun production, putting a spotlight on Melbourne with some must-watch characters. Continue reading »

FTA TimeShifted Top Programs

Rank Description Channel\
Market
Consolidated Overnight Increase
1 UTOPIA-EV Network ABC1 940,000 778,000 162,000
2 CRIMINAL MINDS Network 7 971,000 837,000 134,000
3 EXTANT Network TEN 328,000 205,000 123,000
4 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) Network 7 794,000 677,000 117,000
5 WONDERLAND Network TEN 606,000 511,000 95,000
6 THE BLOCK GLASSHOUSE -WED Network 9 1,109,000 1,022,000 87,000
7 QI-EV Network ABC1 718,000 646,000 73,000
8 THE BLOCK GLASSHOUSE -WED EP2 Network 9 497,000 427,000 70,000
9 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 929,000 864,000 65,000
10 BORGEN Network SBS ONE 170,000 112,000 58,000
11 ABC NEWS UPDATE-EV Network ABC1 773,000 716,000 57,000
12 MOTIVE Network 7 291,000 238,000 53,000
13 THE EXPENDABLES 2 Network 9 378,000 327,000 52,000
14 THE BACHELOR AUSTRALIA WED Network TEN 730,000 681,000 49,000
15 REALITY CHECK-EV Network ABC1 591,000 543,000 47,000
16 LEWIS Network 7TWO 363,000 317,000 46,000
17 HEAD FIRST-EV Network ABC1 414,000 376,000 38,000
18 BORDER SECURITY – AUSTRALIA’S FRONT LINE Network 7 1,011,000 975,000 36,000
19 THE FORCE – BEHIND THE LINE Network 7 993,000 958,000 35,000
20 24 HOURS IN EMERGENCY Network SBS ONE 276,000 250,000 26,000

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