Seven's drama 800 Words ramps up; Big Bang follows suit

Rachael Micallef
By Rachael Micallef | 14 October 2015

Seven's 800 Words has continued its strong ratings run, seeing an audience boost in the OzTam overnight ratings.

The drama series, starring Erik Thomson, picked up 1.82 million viewers and was the most watched program of the night. It was a jump from last week's, which picked up 1.05 million people.

The first show in the double-episode schedule of Big Bang Theory on Nine also saw a boost in audiences, picking up 1.02 million viewers from 974,000 last week, and was the third most watched program of the night.

Nine's repeat episode of the comedy series had 743,000 viewers as was the 12th most watched show of the night.

Seven's X Factor had 982,000 viewers tuning in, with Nine's The Block taking 949,000 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 32.4% audience share, with Network Nine following on 27.8% share. Network Ten picked up 17.5% share, ABC had 16.3% and SBS followed on 6.1% audience share.

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