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Nine Ratings Results - Sea Patrol sets sail for ratings glory

The Nine Network cruised to victory winning Thursday night with a national 35 per cent all-audience prime-time share ahead of Seven (26.8) and Ten (19.2).

Nine won in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Nine Melbourne dominated Thursday night with a 39.5 per cent share, 14.8 points in front of Seven (24.7). Ten finished third with 17.6 per cent. Nine won every quarter hour of television from 7pm through to midnight.

The premiere of Nine’s new Australian drama Sea Patrol was the most-watched program nationally, along the East Coast, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Sea Patrol was the most successful Australian drama launch in five years. Last night’s debut was the second highest Australian drama premiere ever.

Sea Patrol secured a peak audience of 2.217 million viewers nationally. The Navy drama attracted an average audience of 1.971 million viewers around the country and 606,000 viewers in Melbourne, easily taking out the 8.30pm time-slot leaving Seven’s Lost (Melbourne - 318,000) and Ten’s Law and Order: SVU (313,000) in its wake.

The Footy Show secured its highest average audience of the year with 491,000 viewers. It also achieved its highest peak audience for the year with 606,000.

Getaway (national 1.358; Melbourne 409,000) was a winner at 7.30pm beating all opposition

In Melbourne, Temptation (419,000) continues to rule the 7pm timeslot over Home and Away (307,000), Big Brother (236,000) and ABC News (339,000).

In Melbourne A Current Affair (417,000) beat Today Tonight (408,000).

National Nine News (373,000) was also a Top Ten performer.

July 06, 2007
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