Last night Seven fell short of the magic million in overnight figures but it still managed to win the night.
Seven’s animal clips were again the top rating entertainment show of the night, overshadowing a drop by Winners and Losers from 661,000 to 600,000.
A 7mate movie and a 7TWO drama helped its multichannels to push the network over the line by a slim 0.3% share.
Nine’s Hotplate rose slightly while TEN’s Spelling Bee was also up.
Meanwhile Restoration Home had a good debut for ABC.
Seven network won with 27.65 then Nine 27.3%, TEN 20.6%, ABC 18.5% and SBS 6.0%.
Seven News (998,000 / 957,000) was best for Seven then Animals Make You Laugh Out Loud (841,000), Home and Away (791,000), Winners and Losers (600,000) and Million Dollar Minute (458,000). Chicago Fire was 249,000 / 188,000.
Nine News (1.14m / 1.14m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (996,000), The Hotplate (833,000), Hot Seat (619,000) and Superfoods: The Real Story (483,000). CSI was 212,000.
The Project (688,000 / 454,000) was best for TEN. The Great Australian Spelling Bee was 624,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 544,000, NCIS was 485,000 and NCIS: LA was 430,000.
ABC News (866,000) led for ABC then 7:30 (803,000), Restoration Australia (756,000) and Foreign Correspondent (665,000). Births, Deaths and Marriages was 311,000.
On SBS it was Who Do You Think You Are? (391,000), Insight (252,000), SBS World News and Dateline (both 142,000).
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom on ABC2 topped multichannels with 252,000.
The Morning Show: 142,000 / 82,000
Mornings: 121,000 / 83,000
Studio 10: 60,000 / 36,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 1 September 2015