It was shaping up as a fairly straightforward Tuesday until a certain exhibition match decided to change the outcome.
Nine may have won the primary channel battle but 7mate’s Sydney FC v Chelsea FC game at ANZ Stadium tipped the network win in Seven’s favour. It was the top multichannel title of the night at 311,000 with more than half the audience in Sydney.
TEN’s Masterchef remained the only entertainment show over a million viewers.
Seven network won with 28.0% then Nine 27.7%, TEN 23.8%, ABC 16.1% and SBS 5.3%.
Seven News was 959,00 / 954,000 for Seven then House Rules (828,000), Home and Away (808,000), Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (594,000), Million Dollar Minute (493,000). Movie: The 40 Year Old Virgin was 244,000.
Nine News (1.15m / 1.07m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (967,000), Love Child (859,000), Reno Rumble (752,000) and Hot Seat (669,000). A repeat of Married at First Sight was 346,000.
MasterChef Australia was 1.11m for TEN. The Project was 726,000 / 536,000, the NCIS season ended on 702,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 658,000 and NCIS: LA was 519,000.
ABC News (841,000), 7:30 (717,000), Foreign Correspondent (669,000), Slow Train through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones (604,000) comprised ABC’s evening. Antiques Roadshow was 352,000 and Grayson Perry: Who Are You? was 237,000.
Insight‘s 261,000 was best on SBS ONE then Henry and Anne: Lovers Who Changed History (204,000), Dateline (189,000) and SBS World News (145,000).
Mornings: 152,000 / 101,000
The Morning Show: 125,000 / 80,000
Studio 10: 55,000 / 34,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 2 June 2015