THE FORCE OF SEVEN

Seven Perth won week twenty-six of the 2006 official television ratings period last week by 2.9 share points. After starting the week behind (Sunday night), Seven's programming fought back strongly to win the week. The results were:

SEVEN 29.4

NINE 26.5

TEN 21.2

ABC 17.7

This year Seven Perth has won 32 of the 34 weeks.

Seven also had 7 of the top 10 programs telecast in Perth last week.

1

THE FORCE - BEHIND THE LINE

SEVEN

354,496

2

BORDER SECURITY - AUSTRALIA 'S FRONT LINE

SEVEN

346,016

3

SEVEN NEWS - SUNDAY

SEVEN

243,015

4

60 MINUTES

NINE

242,624

5

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

NINE

238,503

6

AFL SUNDAY - BRISBANE V WC EAGLES

NINE

238,197

7

SEVEN NEWS - MONDAY - FRIDAY

SEVEN

237,719

8

SEVEN NEWS - SATURDAY

SEVEN

224,969

9

TODAY TONIGHT

SEVEN

216,573

10

GREY'S ANATOMY

SEVEN

208,268

THE FORCE

The Force premiered with a 51.6% share as the number one program in Perth for the week. It peaked at 367,000 viewers and averaged 354,496 viewers in Perth . Nationally it attracted 2.295 million viewers (Border Security attracted 2.298 million viewers).

NEWS - MONDAY TO FRIDAY

  • Seven News 237,719 viewers 49.5% share
  • ABC News 141,136
  • Ten News 148,394
  • Nine News 114,012 23.9% share

TODAY TONIGHT versus A CURRENT AFFAIR

  • Today Tonight 216,573 viewers 43.3% share
  • A Current Affair 119,357 23.1% share

HOME AND AWAY versus TEMPTATION versus FUTURAMA

  • Home and Away 185,995 viewers 31.7% share
  • Temptation 144,753 24.1% share
  • Futurama 99,676 17.1% share

* Figures supplied by AGB Nielsen for w/c 20 August 2006 . Figures represent Total Individuals on All Free to Air Networks.