Thursday was another night with Sport causing disruption, as Seven runs staggered schedules but managed to win the night.
TEN’s MasterChef enjoyed its best Thursday all season. 1.16m tuned it to watch Amy leave the kitchen. The premiere of Zoo was badly written, but drew 586,000 viewers.
Nine’s revamped Inside Story, now trimmed to 30 minutes with sympathetic stories, improved on Top Gear with 699,000 viewers.
Seven network won with 29.7% then Nine 25.4%, TEN 23.1%, ABC 17.0% and SBS 4.8%.
Seven’s night was Seven News (923,000 / 727,000), Million Dollar Minute (540,000), AFL (474,000 in 3 cities) and Home and Away (417,000 in 3 cities). Movie: White House Down was 309,000 in 3 cities and Border Security International was 306,000 in 3 cities.
Nine News (1.13m / 1.0m) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (879,000), Inside Story (699,000), Hot Seat (670,000) and Helicopter Heroes (465,000). The Footy Show was 281,000 in 2 cities. Movie: Argo was 140,000 in 3 cities.
MasterChef Australia topped the night with 1.16m viewers for TEN. The Project was 683,000 / 509,000, Zoo premiered with 586,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 580,000 and Law & Order: SVU was 348,000.
ABC News (767,000), The Checkout (612,000), 7:30 (562,000), Blood + Thunder: The Sound of Alberts (543,000), Antiques Roadshow (362,000) and Dirty Laundry Live (350,000) made up ABC’s night.
On SBS ONE it was Heston’s Great British Food (196,000), Italian Food Safari (155,000), Luke Nguyen’s United Kingdom (150,000), SBS World News (134,000), Shane Delia’s Spice Journey (133,000), and a double episode of Dig (100,000).
Gem’s New Tricks (286,000) topped multichannels. On ONE Darren & Brose premiered with 43,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 2 July 2015