Soft start for the week but 60 Minutes beats The Big Adventure
Ratings: Just 2 shows above 1 million viewers, with ABC and TEN both ranking first & second at 8:30pm.
We begin the week with just one network and two shows over the million viewer mark, while debate rages about whether Daylight Saving or a lack of enticing shows are more to blame for a drop in viewership.
With Melbourne amid its “long weekend” for Cup Day, there were lower numbers in that market also impacting.
But the news for both The Big Adventure and Gotham is not encouraging, both hitting new lows. Meanwhile ABC and TEN ranked first & second in the 8:30 timeslot.
Nine network won with 28.0% then Seven 27.3%, TEN 20.2%, ABC 18.4% and SBS 6.1%.
60 Minutes (1.17m) topped the night for Nine then Nine News (1.12m), The Embassy (833,000) and Gotham (527,000 / 393,000).
Seven News (983,000) was best for Seven while Sunday Night (887,000) won its timeslot. While the timeslot switcheroo worked for Sunday Night, The Big Adventure slipped further to 597,000, while Resurrection was 380,000 / 314,000.
Modern Family has been rebuilding for TEN, second in its timeslot at 718,000 / 631,000. Scorpion was 561,000 while NCIS: New Orleans (539,000) was also second in its timeslot. TEN Eyewitness News was 369,000, Graham Norton was 294,000 and Bondi Rescue was 259,000.
ABC News did well at 862,000 while Fleming: The Man Who Would be Bond (595,000) won its timeslot. Doctor Who (541,000 / 107,000) and Compass (405,000) followed. A Sunday Arts doco was 106,000.
Greeks Romans Vikings: The Founders of Europe again led SBS ONE on 319,000. Gough Whitlam: In His Own Words (222,000), SBS World News (134,000) followed. Cave of Forgotten Dreams was 71,000.
7TWO’s Escape to the Country (293,000 / 259,000) led multichannels.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 2 November 2014