A dodgy interview with accused cocaine smuggler Cassie Sainsbury from her Bogotá prison cell has helped 60 Minutes to its best night of 2017, and Nine to a commanding win in the battle for Sunday Night eyeballs.
Liam Bartlett’s interview, that appeared to paint Sainsbury as a serial liar, pulled 1.04 million viewers for Nine.
Combined with The Block (1.07 million), Nine had 35.5 per cent audience share last night. Seven was second with 28.8 per cent, the ABC was third with 16.9 per cent. Things were embarrassing for Ten who could only muster 12 per cent and the SBS had 6.7 per cent.
Seven and Nine’s 6pm news bulletins both managed 1.07 million viewers. While Seven’s Little Big Shots did well with 1.02 million viewers. However, Sunday Night was well and truly trumped, managing 633,000, and Heists That Shook the World (299,000) rounded out Seven’s night.
Over at Ten, Survivor was its best pulling 570,000, while no one seems to care about the Sunday version of The Project, as it fell to a dangerous 301,000.
The ABC had a robust evening with The Doctor Blake Mysteries again doing well with an impressive 734,000. Its 7pm new bulletin had 719,000, Grand Designs: House of the Year pulled 540,000, Classic Countdown had 279,000) and Fearless was 254,000.
Over at the SBS, The Ascent of Civilization was its best with a rather miserable 225,000.
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John Chaplin (pictured), former Chief Product Officer of Hogarth Australia and Co-founder of award winning digital agency Fusion, has launched a new digital product design company, Diagram. Based in Sydney, Diagram are a collective of creators and makers who partner with individuals, agencies, startups, business and industry to design and build considered, elegant digital products. […]
After announcing the mega acquisition of workplace chat company Slack yesterday, tech giant Salesforce has made a raft of announcements as part of this year’s annual Dreamforce event, which has been held virtually. Headlining the announcements was news of Salesforce Hyperforce, which comes as a reimagination of the company’s platform architecture built to securely and […]
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VMLY&R NZ announces Fleur Head is stepping into the role of Managing Director VMLY&R New Zealand following the resignation of current MD James Mok. Head was previously Managing Director of VMLY&R Wellington. Wellington-based Head, who has more than 25 years agency and management experience across both the Auckland and Wellington markets, will lead VMLY&R NZ […]