No surprises that Nine won last week, with its huge NRL share on Sunday night. But Seven clawed back to come within striking distance.
The NRL Grand Final has now been adjusted to 2.44m viewers (up from 2.32m in Preliminary figures). Timeshifted numbers are also yet to be tallied.
Local drama also had a good week, topping both Seven and SBS shows.
Best brands for the week were:
Nine: NRL Grand Final (2.44m), Nine News (Sun: 1.22m), The Block (Mon: 1.03m), The Big Bang Theory (Tues: 970,000) and A Current Affair (886,000).
Seven: 800 Words (1.06m), Seven News (Sun: 1.04m), The X Factor (Tues: 953,000) and Sunday Night (859,000).
TEN: The Bachelorette (Wed: 918,000), V8 Supercars (Top 10 Shootout: 627,000), TBL Families (Tues: 581,000) and The Project (7pm: 580,000).
ABC: Australian Story (1.05m), Gruen (931,000), ABC News (Sat: 817,000) and Utopia (754,000).
SBS: The Principal (361,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (358,000), Wild Arabia (292,000) and Ultimate Tutankhamun (283,000).
ELEVEN / ABC2: 2.6
ABC News 24: 1.5
SBS 2: 1.1
Nine easily won the demos. TEN pipped Seven in 16-39.
Seven won Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Nine scored on Sunday and Thursday. ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Monday and Saturday.
Seven ranked first in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Nine led in Sydney and Brisbane.