Sydney loves Underbelly.
The drama that began life in Melbourne is now more-watched north of the Murray River than south.
624,000 viewers in Sydney watched the show last night, while 442,000 viewed in Melbourne. With the rest of the country, it was still enough to make the #1 show last night. A total of 1.67m / 1.61m watched the first / second episodes.
In contrast Melbourne prefers MasterChef Australia. 542,000 viewers watched in the south while 362,000 watched in Sydney (and the show is even produced in Sydney. 1.54m viewers watched around the country, winning its timeslot.
Elsewhere last night Seven’s best were Seven News (1.57m), Sunday Night (1.29m), Bones (1.24m).
At Nine Customs (1.21m), Send in the Dogs (1.14m) and 60 Minutes (1.11m) were its next best.
Merlin (852,000) and The Good Wife (824,000) were down on season averages for TEN.
Doctor Who was 909,000 with Foyle’s War rising to 907,000 following Doctor Who: Confidential (687,000).
Top Gear took 304,000 on GO! beating Who Do You Think You Are? (232,000) on SBS ONE.
Nine Network won the night.