It won network shares by just 0.2% over Seven, meaning it will go down to secondary battle in Timeshifted figures. They won’t be decided until another 7 days.
Nine was stronger in Primary channel shares thanks to the power of The Block but Seven gained in Multichannels, with an AFL match between Hawthorn and the Power scoring the biggest AFL audience of the year.
SBS ONE: 4.2
ABC News 24: 1.0
SBS 2: 0.8
Nine easily won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
The Block (Sun: 1.7m) still leads the week for Nine. Next brands were Nine News (1.38m), 60 Minutes (1.08m) and A Current Affair (895,000).
Seven News (1.31m) was best for Seven then The X Factor (Sun: 1.21m) and AFL Finals (1.04m).
ANZAC Girls finale topped ABC’s week at 812,000. ABC News Sat: was 787,000 and New Tricks was 752,000.
The Bachelor (782,000) was best for TEN. Family Feud on 3 channels was 649,000. The Project 7pm was 629,000.
On SBS ONE Treasures of Ancient Egypt was 341,000. The Sixties was 285,000 and Heston’s Fantastical Foods was 257,000.
Seven took Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Nine won Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Monday and Saturday.
Seven ranked first in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth while Nine took Sydney and Brisbane.