Breakfast battle turns up the heat
Ratings: It was Robbie Williams vs My Kitchen Rules at dawn yesterday. So who won the battle?
It was Sunrise that won, convincingly, with 376,000 viewers to Today‘s 270,000.
ABC News Breakfast was 66,000 / 39,000 across two channels while Wake Up struggled at 28,000.
But it was Nine that won the night with a network share of 30.1% then Seven 25.7%, TEN 20.0%, ABC 19.4% and SBS 4.8%.
The Block topped the night with 1.1m / 858,000 viewers for Nine then Nine News (1.01m / 935,000), A Current Affair (821,000), Hot Seat (563,000) and Sherlock (302,000 in 4 cities).
Seven News (1.02m / 959,000) led Seven’s night followed by Home and Away (824,000), Dynamo: Magician (479,000), Tricked (470,000) and Million Dollar Minute (421,000).
TEN Eyewitness News (583,000) was TEN’s top show. But next was afternoon soap The Bold and the Beautiful (427,000). The Project was 395,000 / 243,000 (the second half rated highest), Sochi Winter Olympics was 366,000 and The Biggest Loser 355,000.
ABC News (717,000) was best for ABC1 followed by the return of The Checkout (716,000), 7:30 (678,000), Kids on Speed? (525,000) and a Q & A special (369,000).
On SBS ONE it was Gourmet Farmer (239,000), Mexican Fiesta (223,000), Italy Unpacked (212,000), World News Australia 9115,000). Rectify was 67,000.
ABC2’s The Hive was best on multichannels at 255,000 but ONE was excellent at a 7.2% share. This is Littleton premiered with 73,000 for ABC2.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 20 February 2014