With East Coast storms News drew big crowds on Sunday.
Nationally both Nine and Seven bulletins averaged 1.42m viewers, with audiences going where they had lead-ins from Sport. Nine News in Sydney following NRL had 528,000 viewers but 373,000 on Seven. In Melbourne Seven News following AFL fared better with 438,000 -although it was pipped by Nine’s 455,000. Nine’s numbers were their highest bulletin all year.
In the reality contest The Voice (1.3m) was just ahead of House Rules (1.21m) and MasterChef (919,000.
In primary channels Nine and Seven tied, but multichannels again saw Seven clinch a network win, including an improved share by 7flix on 3.2%.
Seven network won with a 32.0% share then Nine 29.7%, TEN 16.6%, ABC 15.3% and SBS 6.3%.
Seven News drew 1.42m for Seven then House Rules (1.21m) and Sunday Night (632,000). Bones was 349,000.
Nine News also scored 1.42m for Nine followed by The Voice (1.3m) and 60 Minutes (716,000). Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons plummeted to just 295,000.
MasterChef Australia was best for TEN on 919,000. But all other shows rated under 500,000 with TEN Eyewitness News at 480,000, and Modern Family at 429,000 / 338,000. The movie Noah was replaced with a Muhammed Ali special. TEN advises this will be adjusted to 432,000.
ABC News (772,000), Grand Designs (732,000) and Midsomer Murders (675,000) made up much of ABC’s night. Compass was 275,000 and a Mad as Hell repeat was 220,000.
The final DNA Nation led for SBS on 294,000. Treasures Decoded was 234,000, SBS World News was 218,000 and Uranium: Twisting the Dragon’s Mind averaged 208,000.
Shaun the Sheep ruled multichannels with 237,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 5 June 2016