Seven’s huge Blow Up: Network’s new quirky ‘balloon artist’ series flops brutally
Channel Seven’s new reality show Blow Up has failed to win over fans.
The quirky competition in which balloon artists challenge each other with exotic creations for a cash prize flopped in the nightly ratings on Monday.
Hosted by comedians Stephen Curry and Becky Lucas, the premiere of the much-hyped Blow Up scored a measly 288,000 at major centers.
Based on a Dutch format, Blow Up has just been dropped from the top 20 most watched shows of the night, finishing at No. 19.
Meanwhile, the beloved soap opera Home and Away, also on Seven, continued its strong season, attracting a whopping 473,000 subway viewers.
Channel Seven’s quirky new ‘balloon artist’ show Blow Up, hosted by comedians Stephen Curry and Becky Lucas, scored a weak subway score of 288,000 on Monday night
Monday’s MasterChef episode racked up a strong subway score of 552,000
Channel Nine’s new real-life adventure series The Summit failed to build on its ratings following its Sunday night debut with 400,000 viewers in the capitals on Monday
However, the once reliable tea time favorite The Chase Australia was the big winner for the network.
The quiz show attracted no less than 582,000 visitors in the capitals.
On Channel 10, Monday’s MasterChef episode earned a strong subway rating of 552,000.
However, the big win of 10 overnight was for Did you pay attention?
Hosted by prankster Tom Gleisner, the popular quiz show features a panel of comedians who are tested on the week’s news and drew a whopping 633,000 fans in one night.
Channel Nine’s new real-life adventure series The Summit, meanwhile, failed to build on its ratings following its Sunday night debut.
Did you pay attention? – pictured – drew a whopping 633,000 fans on the subway for the embattled Channel 10 network on Monday night
The Survivor-type reality show, in which contestants race to the top of a mountain for a million dollar cash prize, drew 1,000 viewers and received a 400,000 metro rating.
Nine won the night with a 27.2 percent audience share
Seven meanwhile came in a very good second place and managed to snare 25.1 percent of the available audience.
Channel 10 finished third with an impressive 21.9 percent of the audience, while ABC came fourth with 17.9 percent.