Without Australia playing in the Rugby World Cup, the event took an unsurprising drop from the previous week, but together with Underbelly: Razor it was still enough to help Nine win Sunday night.
Underbelly: Razor won its slot with 1.23m viewers, followed by the NZ victory in the Rugby World Cup on 1.22m. Nine News (Sunday) was 957,000 and Person of Interest was 508,000. 60 Minutes played in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth to 478,000.
Seven News was the top show of the night on 1.4m viewers, followed by Sunday Night which also won its slot on 1.24m viewers. Wild Boys followed on 922,000, then Bones (710,000) and Castle (603,000). V8 Supercars was 517,000.
Junior MasterChef was TEN’s best on 855,000. But Terra Nova has now slipped to 779,000 with Merlin on 665,000 and Ringer struggling already on 386,000. TEN News at Five was 355,000.
ABC1’s strongest performer was The #1 Ladies Detective Agency on 758,000 followed by Wide Open Road (684,000), ABC News (619,000), Grumpy Guide to (398,000), and Compass (233,000).
The Destiny of Rome (197,000) was best for SBS ONE followed by World News Australia (183,000), and Dateline (139,000).
The Big Bang Theory on GO! was the top multichannel performer on 239,000. ONE’s MotoGP was 208,000. Another 200,000 watched the Rugby World Cup post game coverage on GEM.
Nine won the night with 31.2% share over Seven’s 29.0%, TEN’s 21.2%, ABC’s 14.3% and SBS 4.3%.