It’s been a week where multichannels have made all the difference.
On the back of MasterChef and Shark Tank TEN ranked first in primary channels last night but had to settle for third place in network share. The cooking series won its slot and the demos once again.
While Rake drew a crowd of 605,000 for ABC, it lost a pile of viewers when Cleverman commenced -now just 257,000 viewers.
Nine network won Thursday with 26.7% then Seven 25.3%, TEN 23.9%, ABC 17.5% and SBS 6.6%.
Nine News was 1.02m / 978,000 for Nine then A Current Affair (938,000), RBT (668,000), Hot Seat (586,000) and The Footy Show (369,000 in 3 cities). Movie: Mr & Mrs Smith was 171,000 in 2 cities.
Seven News was #1 for Seven with 1.13m / 1.05m, followed by Home and Away (734,000), The Chase (685,000 / 433,000) and Mighty Cruise Ships (417,000). Car Crash TV lived up to its title with just 289,000 and Rush Hour was only 134,000 / 113,000.
MasterChef Australia (1.08m) won its slot for TEN. Shark Tank drew 646,000, The Project was 635,000 / 489,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 527,000, and Law and Order: SVU was 368,000.
On ABC it was 756,000 for ABC News then Rake (605,000), 7:30 (494,000), Kitchen Cabinet (476,000), Antiques Roadshow (284,000) and Cleverman (257,000).
Sugar Free Farm (206,000), Poh and Co. (175,000), Made in Italy with Silvia Colloca (149,000) and SBS World News (142,000) comprised SBS night. Follow the Money was 89,000.
Shaun the Sheep bleat out multichannel rivals with 271,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 16 June 2016.