The second and final instalment of Howzat: Kerry Packer’s War drew another big crowd of 2.09m viewers, just under the 2.1m it enjoyed last week.
The cricket drama pulled a huge 770,000 in Melbourne and 557 in Sydney. Even in memory the godfather of the network was able to smash the opposition. TEN slumped to another disastrous figure behind the ABC.
Nine bowled over a whopping 39.8% share then Seven 27.8%, ABC 16.8%, TEN 10.9% and SBS 4.7%.
60 Minutes was Nine’s next best performer with 1.66m then Nine News (1.39m), Big Brother‘s first eviction (1.25m) and a repeat of Underbelly (447,000).
Seven News (1.53m) and Sunday Night (1.46m) both won their timeslots. Seven’s other showings were Kath & Kim (892,000), and Criminal Minds (550,000 / 365,000).
ABC News (931,000) led ABC1 followed by Grand Designs Revisited (919,000), Dream Build (845,000), Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (732,000), Inspector George Gently (346,000) and Compass (338,000).
It was a terrible night for TEN with a Modern Family replay (554,000 / 386,000) its best offering then TEN News (480,000), The Simpsons (384,000), NCIS (332,000), The Graham Norton Show (326,000) and The Project (323,000).
Meet the Romans (318,000) was best on SBS ONE then World News Australia (201,000), Inside Nature’s Giants (186,000) and Movie: Sicko (150,000).
Movie: Total Recall on 7mate (218,000) topped multichannels.