Charlie Pickering’s new show The Weekly has managed to debut higher than the finale of Mad as Hell last week, scoring 724,000 viewers.
It was second in its timeslot and the highest-rating show for the broadcaster after its 7pm News.
MKR grew for Seven but The Block had its best non-reveal episode all season. Seven also enjoyed a big win for Sunrise, as viewers tuned in for an update on the Sydney storm.
TEN’s first of two Parkinson episodes was 485,000 which is reasonable given it was recycling old interviews.
Seven network won with a 34.3% share then Nine 26.8%, ABC 16.7%, TEN 16.6% and SBS 5.6%.
My Kitchen Rules topped the night once more with 1.52m viewers for Seven then Seven News (1.14m / 1.08m), Home and Away (861,000), Criminal Minds (848,000 / 605,000) and Million Dollar Minute (546,000).
Nine News (1.17m / 1.07m) was best for Nine then The Block (1.06m), A Current Affair (969,000), The Amazing 90s (625,000) and Hot Seat (582,000). Forever was 319,000.
ABC News (910,000) was strong for ABC then The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (724,000), QI (553,000), Agony (539,000), Antiques Roadshow (347,000) .
TEN Eyewitness News (607,000) was best for TEN. The Project was 598,000 / 472,000, Parky’s Favourite Australians was 485,000, Wonderland was 382,000 / 366,000 across two episodes.
On SBS ONE it was London’s Super Tunnel (278,000), Tony Robinson’s World War I (220,000), SBS World News (178,000) and The Legacy (117,000).
Neighbours was back on top of multichannels at 278,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 97,000 / 42,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 22 April 2015