In the end Nine fell over the line by just 0.6% (whether Seven can snatch it back in Consolidated figures remains to be seen).
Nine News (Sun: 1.22m) was the biggest audience of the week. One Day Cricket scored 1.18m at Game 5 S2, A Current Affair was 780,000 and a Big Bang repeat was 769,000.
Seven News was 1.2m for Seven then Sunday Night (1.17m) and Dancing with the Stars (1.07m).
Australian Story was 999,000 for ABC followed by Countdown: Do Yourself a Favour (918,000) and ABC News (797,000).
Gold Coast Cops (771,000) scored for TEN. Territory Cops was 723,000 and NCIS was 700,000.
On SBS ONE it was London’s Super Tunnel (270,000), Wild Croatia (264,000) and Secrets of Britain (262,000).
SBS ONE: 3.8
ABC News 24: 1.6
SBS 2: 0.9
Nine won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Seven won Monday – Friday while Nine ranked first on Sunday and Saturday. ABC bettered Seven on Saturday and TEN on Monday, Friday and Saturday.
Seven won Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Nine took Sydney and Melbourne.
Summer non-ratings season is now underway.