Milat miniseries helps Seven win Sunday
Ratings: Australian drama took centrestage last night with 1.39m turning in for Seven's miniseries.
Australian drama took centrestage again last night as Part 1 of the Catching Milat miniseries drew 1.39m viewers for Seven.
They were excellent numbers for the true crime drama, with audiences were biggest in Melbourne (465,000) followed by Sydney (372,000). Part 2, which delves more into the conflict on Task Force Air, screens next Sunday.
Afternoon AFL helped drive big numbers into Seven News which in turn saw House Rules top Masterchef for the first time.
That battle left Nine with depleted stocks for key brands such as Reno Rumble and 60 Minutes.
Arvo sport was the key for the night with the A League grand final ending in primetime for SBS and lifting their share.
Seven network won with 34.3% then Nine 23.4%, TEN 20.2%, ABC 15.0% and SBS 7.1%.
Seven News (1.45m) was #1 for the night. Next for Seven was Catching Milat (1.39m) and House Rules (1.15m). Castle was 444,000 and Cougar Town was 174,000.
Nine News (1.27m) was best for Nine then Reno Rumble (821,000) and 60 Minutes (740,000). Inside Story was 344,000 and Stalker was 212,000.
MasterChef Australia (1.04m) was strongest on TEN. Modern Family was 699,000 / 457,000, Shark Tank was 559,000 and TEN Eyewitness News was 450,000. NCIS: New Orleans was 217,000.
ABC News (922,000) led for ABC followed by Animal Super Senses (601,000), Poldark (597,000), Compass (350,000) and Top of the Lake (324,000).
On SBS ONE it was Life and Death in Herculaneum (343,000), A League (315,000 / 295,000), She Wolves: England’s Early Queens (271,000), Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (140,000).
GO!’s Big Bang was best on multichannels at 269,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 17 May 2015