Public affairs shows Sunday Night and 60 Minutes were the biggest drawcards last night in a close tussle between Seven and Nine.
Seven took the win, just 1% ahead of Nine in network share.
In the drama battle stakes at 8:30 the game was also tighter with House Husbands in front of Jack Irish, but Homeland thankfully rising on last week’s numbers.
Seven Network was 29.6% then Nine 28.6%, ABC 19.2%, TEN 18.4% and SBS 4.3%.
Sunday Night was 1.38m for Seven then Seven News (1.16m), Air Ways (1.07m), Border Security (1.05m), Bones (792,000), V8 Supercars (627,000) and Killing Time (395,000 / 290,000)
60 Minutes (1.24m) led Nine followed by Nine News (1.01m), House Husbands (944,000), Big Brother (911,000), The Mentalist (647,000) and Person of Interest (324,000).
David Attenborough: Kingdom of Plants was 972,000 for ABC1 followed by The Making of Kingdom of Plants (909,000), ABC News (875,000), Jack Irish (851,000) and Compass (348,000).
Modern Family did well for TEN with 908,000 viewers. Homeland lifted on last week’s numbers to 712,000, then Merlin (561,000), The New Normal (552,000), TEN News (499,000), Vegas (309,000) and The Project (300,000).
Battle Castle (256,000) topped SBS ONE followed by The Smartest Machine on Earth (218,000) and World News Australia (156,000).
7TWO’s Escape to the Country was best on multichannels with 237,000.