Nine’s Sophie Monk-fronted reboot of Beauty and the Geek was the third most watched telly program last night, scoring 808,000 viewers.
The premise of the show is 10 ‘beauties’ and 10 ‘geeks’ are paired together in the hopes of finding either a romantic connection, or just friendship, which is nice.
The top performing show was Nine News, beating out Seven News in a rare coup. It scored 1,233,000 viewers while Seven’s program scored 1,178,000, as per OzTAM’s metro data.
After Beauty and the Geek was ABC News with 776,000 viewers, followed by MasterChef – gearing up to its two-part finale – and Farmer Wants A Wife. The programs had 688,000 and 670,000 viewers respectively.
Along with the prime time staples and news, there was a real mix of programming on.
Nine’s 60 Minutes had 513,000 viewers, while the men’s Wimbledon final had 350,000 viewers for Djokovic’s victory. Ash Barty’s stonking Wimbledon win, which aired on Saturday night, peaked at 1,393,000 for context.
Nine News: Late Edition also made an appearance on the most watched list at 335,000 viewers, as did the Sunday arvo NRL with 317,000 and the weekend Today with 312,000.
For the ABC, Grand Designs continued its solid Sunday performances with 505,000 viewers. The ABC also had ABC News – AM at 335,000 while documentary film My Name Is Gulpilil about acclaimed actor David Gulpilil had 283,000.
On 10, The Sunday Project had 505,000 viewers while 10 News First Sunday had 354,000.
Finally, on Seven, royal feature Harry & William: What Went Wrong scored 361,000 viewers whlie the AFL had 308,000.
The Nine Network won the night with 32.5 per cent of the daily share, followed by the Seven Network with 24.2 per cent.
In third was Network 10 with 20.7 per cent of the share, followed by the ABC Network with 14.5 per cent and the SBS Network with 8.1 per cent.
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