Public broadcasters are battling over the same small audience with Foreign Correspondent and Dateline going head to head at 9:30 on Tuesdays.
Last night ABC’s show drew a modest 286,000 leaving SBS with a paltry 99,000. Both were down on last week.
SBS has previously expressed its disappointment in ABC moving its show this year from 8pm to the timeslot it has utilised for some time.
Meanwhile in the commercial battle, Seven’s double with MKR and Seven Year Switch was unbeatable once again.
Nine’s Married at First Sight dipped a little while Bondi Rescue and Territory Cops were on par. NCIS rose from last week.
Seven network won with 34.3% then Nine 23.2%, TEN 19.6%, ABC 16.6% and SBS 6.2%.
My Kitchen Rules was #1 with 1.46m for Seven then Seven News (1.14m / 1.06m), Seven Year Switch (929,000), Home and Away (837,000) and The Chase (687,000 / 405,000). Best Bits was 311,000.
Nine News (969,000 / 968,000) led for Nine followed by A Current Affair (918,000), Married at First Sight (831,000), Hot Seat (575,000) and Reno Rumble (352,000). Beauty and the Beach was 250,000.
NCIS (658,000) topped TEN’s night. The Project was 581,000 / 435,000, NCIS: LA was 551,000, Bondi Rescue was 536,000 and Territory Cops was 521,000.
ABC News (730,000), 7:30 (667,000), Catalyst (587,000), Keeping Australia Alive (497,000), Antiques Roadshow (318,000) and Foreign Correspondent (286,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Great Continental Railway Journeys (290,000), SBS World News (178,000) and Insight (146,000). Dateline drew just 99,000,
Shaun the Sheep sure was best on multichannel at 285,000.
The Morning Show: 134,00 / 94,000
Today Extra: 126,000 / 105,000
Studio 10: 76,000 / 50,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 19 April 2016