Struggle Street dips, but still beats House Rules and Reno Rumble

James McGrath
By James McGrath | 14 May 2015
Screen shot of SBS's Struggle Street program from the SBS website

Struggle Street has concluded with a slight dip on last week's numbers, but was still higher than both Reno Rumble and House Rules, while MasterChef continued to dominate.

According to the overnight preliminary estimates from OzTAM, the controversial series brought in 828,000 viewers, enabling SBS' main channel to finish ahead the ABC's main channel with a 11.3 point share against the ABC's main channel share of 10.7%.

Last week the controversial series brought in 935,000 onlookers on the back of a whirlwind of publicity, both positive and negative, for the show.

SBS said in a statement that both episodes had a combined reach of of 3.275 million people.

The show was also a top talking point on social media, with the show reportedly trending at number one on social media last night.

It was also a top trending show last week, with only the Logie Awards trending at a higher pace, according to official numbers from Nielsen.


MasterChef continued its dominance of the TV schedule for Ten, bringing in 1.03 million people to be the highest rating non-news program of the night.

Elsewhere, Seven and Nine's renovation reality formats went head-to-head, with House Rules posting 40,000 more viewers than Nine's Reno Rumble, which had 740,000 viewers.

Seven Network took the chocolates with a 27.3 point share just ahead of Nine's 24.5%.

Ten came in just behind on 23.7% on the back of its ongoing MasterChef strength, while the ABC Network posted 14.5 points  against SBS' 12.2%.

You can look at the numbers yourself below.


Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM. Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs.

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