The Robin Williams movie scored 891,000 for TEN ahead of 654,000 for the Sam Armytage-hosted show. The Block was first in the timeslot at 1.09m viewers for Nine.
Nine network won with 29.7% then Seven 25.8%, TEN 23.9%%, ABC 15.0% and SBS 5.6%.
Nine News topped the night at 1.19m / 1.05m for Nine then The Block 1.09m, A Current Affair (951,000), Hot Seat (615,000), To Catch a Smuggler (532,000) and Big Bang (353,000 / 349,000).
Seven News (1.1m / 1.05m) was best for Seven then Home and Away (903,000), Winners and Losers (725,000), Bringing Sexy Back (654,000), Million Dollar Minute (567,000). Chicago Fire was 343,000 / 254,000.
Mrs Doubtfire (891,000) topped TEN’s night and could yet prove to be its biggest drawcard all week. It was trending on Twitter and scored well in demos, lifting TEN’s share well above last Tuesday’s disappointing returns. The Project was 772,000 / 605,000. TEN Eyewitness News was 655,000 and a later edition of Under the Dome was 353,000.
ABC News (781,000) ranked first for ABC then 7:30 (609,000), Foreign Correspondent (518,000), Code of Silence (452,000), QI (423,000) and At the Movies (317,000).
On SBS ONE Who Do You Think You Are? was 337,000 then Insight (258,000), Dateline (194,000) and SBS World News (144,000).
Midsomer Murders (346,000) was best on multichannels. Elsewhere, ABC2’s Please Like Me had 103,000 and Back Seat Drivers was 57,000.
The Morning Show: 189,000
Studio 10: 58,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 12 August 2014