Eyeballs were glued to Seven last night as AFL mad Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth viewers tuned in to see who would take home the 2013 Brownlow Medal.
Across the three states, Highway Patrol and Quantum of Solace played in Sydney and Brisbane instead, 930,000 viewers tuned into the broadcast, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.
The Brownlow came second only narrowly to Big Brother between 7.30 and 8.30 with 932,000 viewers watching Nine’s reality program.
Seven dominated the night taking a total 37.1% share of all free to air viewers, with 29.2% to the network’s main channel.
Nine sat on a total 26.1% with 19.1% for its main channel.
Ten’s EyeWitness News was elevated to 14th place, with 673,000 viewers it was Ten’s most watched program.
Ten sat on a total 13.8% share as the networks primary channel won 8.6% of all FTA viewers.
The ABC took a total 18.8%, with 13.7% going to its main channel thanks to the strength of ABC News (914,000), Australian Story (833,000) and 7.30 (815,000). SBS sat on a total 4.2% with 3.3% going to SBS One.