Seven Network has now won all 40 weeks in Total People in 2011 survey ratings.
It’s the first time a network has done so since the introduction of OzTAM in 2001.
The X Factor topped Week 48 with The Winner Announced on 2.02m viewers. Next for Seven were X Factor (Tues: 1.72m, Mon: 1.54m), Beauty and the Geek Australia (Winner Revealed: 1.25m, Thurs: 1.07m), Sunday Night (1.21m), Better Homes and Gardens (1.18m), Seven News (Sun: 1.17m, Weeknights: 1.13m, Sat: 1.08m) and Today Tonight (1.04m).
Celebrity Apprentice (Winner Announced: 1.68m, Boardroom: 1.31m, Challenge: 1.06m) was best for Nine then The Big Bang Theory (Ep 1: 1.33m, Ep 2: 1.15m, Wed Ep 2: 1.03m, Wed Ep 1: 1.00m), 60 Minutes (1.32m), and Frozen Planet (1.03m).
TEN scraped into the top 30 thanks to Junior MasterChef (Finale: 932,000, Winner Announced: 914,000, Sun: 846,000, Tues: 723,000, Mon: 675,000), then Merlin (776,000), NCIS (725,000), and Recruits: Paramedics (640,000).
ABC1 had two top performers in Spicks and Specks Finale (1.56m) and Doc Martin (1.45m) followed by ABC News (Sat: 994,000, Weeknights: 853,000), The Hamster Wheel (919,000), Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (857,000) and The Slap (830,000).
For SBS ONE it was The Bible: A History (307,000), Town with Nicholas Crane (284,000), David Attenborough: Death of the Oceans? (284,000), and Hitler’s Heroes (240,000).
Seven Network won with 30.7% to Nine 25.9%, TEN 19.3%, ABC 18.8% and SBS 5.2%.
In Primary channels Seven won with 22.2% over Nine 19.4%, ABC1 14.6%, TEN 13.7%, SBS ONE 4.4%.
7TWO dominated multichannels on 5.1% ahead of ELEVEN 3.6%, 7mate 3.5%, GO! 3.3%, GEM 3.2%, ABC2 2.6%, ONE 2.0%, SBS TWO 0.9%, ABC3 0.8% and ABC News 24 0.8%.
Seven won key demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Seven took victory in all 5 metro cities.
Seven was first on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Nine won Sunday and ABC won Saturday. ABC also bettered TEN on 3 other nights: Wednesday – Friday. Nine also pushed Seven into third place on Saturday while Seven’s primary channel slipped to fourth.
Survey ratings resume on February 12th 2012.