X Factor grand final outranks Seven simulcast
Ratings: Seven simulcasts two channels to launch The Big Adventure but X Factor's Grand Final proved to be its winning card.
But The Big Adventure was simulcast across two channels, Family Feud-style, and separate numbers for Seven’s primary channel have not been supplied.
With X Factor wrapping at 10pm Seven network easily won the night with a 35.1% share then Nine 25.9%, TEN 17.5%, ABC 14.9% and SBS 6.7%.
Elsewhere for Seven were Seven News (1.03m) and Castle (658,000).
60 Minutes (1.09m) was best for Nine followed by Nine News (1.03m), The Embassy debut (849,000) and a drop for Gotham (698,000). Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was 317,000, arguably lower than the numbers Nine could have managed with a Big Brother episode it abandoned.
Modern Family (660,000 / 521,000) was best for TEN then Scorpion (659,000), TEN Eyewitness News (526,000) which all lifted on the preceding week, NCIS: New Orleans (417,000), MotoGP (389,000 / 383,000), Bondi Rescue (335,000) and The Graham Norton Show (227,000).
ABC News (893,000) topped ABC’s night. Doctor Who was 637,000 / 81,000 which also lifted, The Code was 555,000, Malala: Life After the Taliban was 482,000 but Mad Dogs was just 187,000.
Greeks Roman Vikings: The Founders of Europe was best on SBS ONE at 323,000 followed by Battle of Kings (251,000), SBS World News (229,000) and Movie: Being Elmo (104,000).
The Simpsons Movie on ELEVEN topped multichannels at 262,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 19 October 2014