Seven's 800 Words holds strong in TV ratings

Rachael Micallef
By Rachael Micallef | 7 October 2015

Seven drama series 800 Words continues to pull in viewers with 1.05 million people tuning in to watch the original series.

The show was the second most watched program of the night and the top most watched out of the non-news programs despite a slight dip from last week's 1.17m audience figure.

The Big Bang Theory also proved a ratings hit for Nine, with the first show in the double-episode schedule picking up 974,000 viewers as the fifth most watched show of the evening. The second episode, with 781,000 viewers, came in as the 12th most watched show of the night.

Seven's X Factor hit 953,000 viewers followed by Nine's The Block on 924,000 viewers.

By demographic The Big Bang Theory's first episode topped the 16-39, 18-49 and the 25-54 age brackets.

Network Seven won the night on 30.9% audience share with Network Nine following on 28.0% share.

Network Ten picked up 18.8% share, ABC had 16.6% and SBS followed on 5.6% audience share.

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