In a nutshell Big Bang won, House Rules dropped, Call the Midwife was solid, So You Think You Can Dance did not improve and Fargo increased the share for SBS.
Seven network won the night -just- with 28.6% then Nine 28.3%, ABC 18.6%, TEN 17.5% and SBS 6.9%.
Seven News (1.17m / 1.1m) was best for Seven then Home and Away (997,000), House Rules (987,000), Under the Hammer (652,000), Million Dollar Minute (571,000), and How I Met Your Mother last’s ever episodes (481,000 / 475,000).
The Big Bang Theory topped the night at 1.25m / 1.07m viewers for Nine then Nine News (1.13m / 1.02m), ACA (939,000), The Footy Show (709,000), Hot Seat (629,000) and Two and a Half Men (359,000).
ABC News (874,000) topped ABC1 followed by a strong showing for Call the Midwife (807,000). Next were 7:30 (768,000) a repeat of The Checkout (759,000) and Accused (313,000).
TEN Eyewitness News (582,000) was strongest at TEN then The Project (509,000 / 369,000), SVU (467,000 / 381,000) and So You Think You Can Dance Australia (451,000 / 443,000).
On SBS ONE it was French Food Safari (349,000), Luke Nguyen’s France (311,000), a double Fargo premiere (255,000) and SBS World News (129,000).
Neighbours topped multichannels at 301,000.
The Morning Show: 162,000
Studio 10: 51,000
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 1 May 2014