Even with all the added publicity due to legal argument, House of Hancock was unable to knock My Kitchen Rules from #1, but both drew big audiences last night and won their respective timeslots last night.
MKR finished with 1.51m, down from 1.69m last week, with House of Hancock on 1.38m -exactly the same as its Overnight number a week ago. But it may well have landed lower without the tug of war by parties this week.
TEN again simulcast I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of Here, this time on three channels and coded it into two programme titles, plus Family Feud.
Seven network won the night with a 32.1% then Nine 31.5%, ABC 15.7%, TEN 15.5% and SBS 5.3%.
Following MKR for Seven were a one hour Seven News (1.28m), Australia: The Story of Us (876,000) and Air Crash Investigations (471,000).
In addition to their telemovie, Nine’s other titles were Nine News (1.14m), 60 Minutes (1.02m) and first room reveals by The Block (982,000).
ABC News was 888,000 for ABC then the return of Broadchurch (726,000), David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (662,000) and Fortitude (507,000). Jillaroo School was 258,000.
Shark Tank lifted on its performance last week for TEN at 688,000 viewers. TEN Eyewitness News was 487,000 and NCIS: New Orleans was 376,000 / 242,000.
Angkor Wat’s Hidden Megacity (247,000) was best for SBS then Erebus: Air Crash Antarctica (226,000) and SBS World News (200,000). Mad Men was 73,000.
ABC2′ Peppa Pig is back to prover her multichannel power at 280,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 15 February 2015