Tough night for Aussie dramas
Ratings: First-run dramas on Nine & ABC have a hard night, as Seven takes glory. But The Bachelor couldn't lift TEN.
First-run dramas on both Nine and ABC had their work cut out to beat Seven’s Sunday Night at 1.2m viewers.
Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story was 773,000 for Nine (down from 793,000 last week) while ABC’s Accidental Soldier telemovie was 667,000.
Sadly for TEN The Bachelor Australia also went backwards, at 576,000 it trailed last Sunday’s premiere of 669,000.
Seven network won the night with a share of 34.6%, Nine was 31.1%, ABC 16.6%, TEN 13.4% and SBS 4.35.
The X Factor (1.44m) was best for Seven then Sunday Night (1.2m), Seven News (1.19m), Bones (899,000) and Castle (678,000 / 389,000).
Thanks to its NRL lead-in, Nine News topped the night with 1.49m viewers. Next for Nine were 60 Minutes (1.24m), Australia’s Got Talent (1.17m), Power Games (773,000). CSI Miami was 348,000.
ABC News (838,000) led ABC1 followed by Supersized Earth (752,000), An Accidental Solider (667,000), Compass (390,000) and A Jubilee Tribute to the Queen by the Prince of Wales (256,000).
TEN struggled once more with The Bachelor Australia (576,000) as its best performer then Modern Family (458,000 / 378,000), TEN News (394,000), Ripper Street (336,000) and The Simpsons (322,000). The Graham Norton Show was an abysmal 188,000.
The Secrets of Nazca (264,000) was best on SBS ONE followed by World News Australia (216,000), The Observer Effect (97,000) and Demetri’s Castle (58,000).
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom on ABC2 was best on multichannels at 263,000.
Insiders: 157,000 / 98,000 / 54,000
The Bolt Report: 121,000 / 91,000
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 15 September 2013