News & Factuals lead on Sunday
Ratings: 60 Mins on a season high, Spelling Bee slips further, Hanson doco lifts SBS. Seven wins the night.
Sunday night was notable for the absence of a noisy reality show, but there were at least two first run local dramas and a doco.
That left news and factuals to top the night in total people, with Seven News, 60 Minutes (on a season high), Border Security and The Force all winning their slots.
TEN was under the 500,000 mark all night, with The Great Australian Spelling Bee slipping further from 484,000 to 365,00.
SBS doco Pauline Hanson: Please Explain! lifted its Sunday shares with 405,000 and may well top its week overall.
While Nine won the primary channel race, Seven network won Sunday overall with 31.1% then Nine 28.9%, TEN 16.4%, ABC 15.5% and SBS 8.1%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.21m for Seven then Sunday Night (804,000), Border Security (780,000), The Force (757,000) and Bones (420,000 / 240,000).
Nine News (1.17m) led for Nine then 60 Minutes (1.08m), Love Child (710,000) and Movie: My Sister’s Keeper (280,000).
Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2 was best for TEN on 436,000. The Great Australian Spelling Bee was 365,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 342,000 and FIA Formula One was 191,000 / 184,000 in 3 cities.
On ABC it was ABC News (727,000), Grand Designs NZ (683,000), Barracuda (432,000), Stop Laughing This is Serious (288,000). Compass drew 203,000.
Pauline Hanson: Please Explain! (405,000) topped SBS then Rome: Empire Without Limit (256,000) and SBS World News (167,000) comprised SBS. Black Panthers: Vanguard of Revolution was 81,000.
ABC2’s Charlie and Lola (212,000) was best on multichannels.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 31 July 2016.