Both new local adaptations of international formats Top Gear and Iron Chef lost a little ground last night.
It was Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation‘s Halloween episode that won the hour at 7:30pm with 1.24m viewers ahead of Top Gear Australia (1.07m) and Iron Chef Australia (915,000). For the record The 7:30 Report / Foreign Correspondent (803,000 / 672,000) and Insight‘s discussion on the NBN (175,000) followed.
Upholding the success of local product, the top show for the night was of course Packed to the Rafters on 1.68m viewers. But NCIS did well with 1.21m while Top Gear fans turned off an episode they had seen on SBS. It lagged behind on 713,000.
Debate that The 7PM Project has suffered from the Commonwealth Games interruption appears to be proving true. It was 691,000. No doubt Daylight Saving is also hitting it in some cities. Home and Away won the slot on 1m viewers.
Elsewhere Kevin McCloud: Slumming It premiered to 768,000, Survivor was 569,000 and Neighbours was down to just 539,000.
Seven won the night in network shares.