Nine had an easy Sunday night win following excellent numbers for The Block and 9Gem’s Ashes coverage.
Despite the Aussies staring down a loss, some 593,000 viewers tuned in for last night’s first session. That fell to 346,000 for the second and 247,000 for the last.
Meanwhile, The Block was the most watched show of the night, posting 1.139 million viewers according to OzTAM metro numbers.
Nine took home an impressive 42.5 per cent audience share (all channels). Seven did 26.5 per cent, the ABC did took third and 12.5 per cent, 10 had 12.2 per cent and SBS did 6.5 per cent.
In the battle of the 6pm news bulletins, Nine (1.103 million) beat Seven (958,000). 60 Minutes had 509,000 and Sunday Night pulled 400,000.
The NRL semi-final between Parramatta and the Broncos did well, with 458,000 tuning-in to see Brisbane get flogged 58-0.
Seven’s Australia’s Got Talent was a little disappointing with just 659,000.
Over at 10, its best was The Sunday Project (349,000), Ambulance Australia: Ultimate Emergencies (272,000) and 10 News First (250,000).
The ABC’s evening ran this way: 7pm news (597,000), a repeat of Attenborough And The Empire Of The Ants (333,000) and Les Norton (313,000).
SBS’ best was a repeat of Great Indian Railway Journeys that chugged along to 194,000.