Two-way tussle for Sunday
Ratings: Sunday was another two-way tussle between Nine and Seven, with each winning timeslots at various stages of the night.
The Block and 60 Minutes topped the night giving them the advantage but Seven News had a win over Nine News.
Nine network was 34.5% then Seven 31.0%, TEN 15.4%, ABC 14.5% and SBS 4.6%.
Talk about retention…. The Block and 60 Minutes both pulled a seamless 1.55m. Other numbers were Nine News (1.4m), Bali: The Dark Side of Paradise (1.08m), The Mentalist (624,000) and CSI: Miami (274,000).
Seven News (1.47m) was best for Seven then Sunday Night (1.36m), A Place to Call Home‘s finale (1.29m), Highway Patrol (1.14m), Border Security (1.01m), and Castle (546,000 / 311,000).
MasterChef (773,000) topped TEN’s night followed by the Elementary finale (690,000), Modern Family (533,000 / 408,000), TEN News (494,000), The Simpsons (437,000) and The Graham Norton Show (385,000).
Grand Designs was third in its timeslot for ABC1 on an excellent 1.01m followed by ABC News (846,000), Dream Build (798,000), The Time of our Lives (693,000), First Footprints (389,000) and Compass (380,000).
A History of Ancient Britain (258,000) topped SBS ONE followed by World News Australia (238,000), The Observer Effect and Grand Tours of Scotland (both 125,000) and Tour de France (highlights 112,000).
Mid Year Ashes (355,000) was tops on multichannels.
Insiders: 244,000 / 73,000 / 32,000
The Bolt Report: 142,000 / 127,000
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 21 July 2013