Dancing beats Big Brother, Recipe to Riches.
Ratings: Tuesday's better performers included Nine News, Dancing with the Stars, The Project and Kitchen Cabinet.
The show pulled 954,000 viewers and won its timeslot.
Recipe to Riches returned to 561,000, down slightly on its 2014 debut 616,000 (which was also in an 8:30 timeslot). But TEN fared well with The Project while ABC’s political night provided a good alternative.
Seven network share was 28.4% then Nine 26.5%, TEN 21.1%, ABC 19.4% and SBS 4.7%.
Dancing with the Stars won its timeslot with 945,000 for Seven. Next for Seven were Seven News (940,000 / 862,000), Home and Away (865,000), Million Dollar Minute (451,000) and a Seven News Special on Ebola (446,000).
Nine News was the only show to top a million viewers at 1.01m / 880,000 followed by A Current Affair (731,000), Big Brother (621,000), Hot Seat (526,000) and Movie: 21 Jump Street (341,000).
The Project (783,000 / 501,000) again scored for TEN with its Bachelor interview including topping the 18-49 and 25-54 demos. NCIS was 656,000, Recipe to Riches returned to 561,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 549,000 and NCIS: LA was 549,000.
ABC News (768,000) was best for ABC but there were good numbers for Kitchen Cabinet (728,000) and 7:30 (718,000). ABC’s scheduling of Whitlam: The Power and the Passion drew 603,000 / 570,000.
On SBS ONE it was The Sixties (193,000), Insight (175,000), Dateline (134,000) and SBS World News (93,000).
Multichannels drew good crowds last night with 7TWO’s Crash Investigation Unit best on 266,000.
The Morning Show: 152,000 / 101,000
Studio 10: 60,000 / 38,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 21 October 2014