Nine has scored its second ratings week of the year, this time without State of Origin in sight.
Australian Ninja Warrior snared the top 3 places for the week, as high as 1.76m viewers.
Reality, news & current affairs dominated 19 of the Top 20 places last week. Only 1 scripted entry upset that applecart: ABC’s Utopia.
TEN’s MasterChef gathered steam in the home stretch while Seven had to rely on Seven News for the heavy lifting.
7flix / ELEVEN: 2.5
ABC NEWS: 1.2
SBS Food Network: 0.9
SBS VICELAND: 0.8
ABC ME: 0.6
Nine led the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Best brands this week were:
Nine: Australian Ninja Warrior (Sun: 1.76m), Nine News (1.21m), 60 Minutes (1.03m) and A Current Affair (833,000).
Seven: Seven News (Sun: 1.2m), Sunday Night (821,000), Home and Away (720,000) and The Force (654,000).
TEN: MasterChef Australia (Thurs: 980,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (779,000), Offspring (637,000) and Shark Tank (546,000).
ABC: Utopia (846,000), Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell (723,000), ABC News (Sat: 714,000) and Father Brown (682,000).
SBS: Flying Scotsman with Robson Green (256,000), Tour de France (248,000), Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria’s Slum and Great British Railway Journeys (both 228,000).
Nine won Sunday – Thursday while Seven claimed Friday and Saturday. ABC bettered TEN on Saturday.
Nine was victorious in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane but Seven held Adelaide & Perth.