Australia’s success in the ICC Cricket World Cup has given Nine the biggest share of any network all year.
Nine network won Thursday with whopping 43.2% share then Seven 24.9%, TEN 14.3%, ABC 12.6% and SBS 5.1%. Nine now sits at just 0.3% behind Seven for the week, its most competitive performance so far this year.
1.61m / 790,000 was also the biggest single audience Nine has enjoyed all year. The figures were higher still adding in regional viewers. Following the cricket for Nine were Nine News (1.19m in 4 cities / 1.06m in 3 cities) and The Footy Show (910,000). Hot Seat was only shown in 2 cities at 267,000.
Seven News (1.08m / 944,000) was best for Seven then Home and Away (674,000), Million Dollar Minute (602,000) and Movie: Pretty Woman (486,000). The Amazing Race was 109,000.
The Project (523,000 / 403,000) led a tough night for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 428,000, Modern Family was 406,000 / 403,000, Gogglebox was 381,000 and SVU was 227,000.
ABC also had a tough time of it with ABC News (698,000) its strongest performer. Next were 7:30 (542,000), Outback ER (507,000), the final Hiding (320,000), Antiques Roadshow (288,000) and How We Got to Now (229,000).
The final Gourmet Farmer Afloat was 251,000 for SBS then World’s Greatest Food Markets (209,000), Vikings (168,000) and SBS World News (110,000).
7TWO’s Lewis topped multichannels at 226,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 26 March 2015