It was a match draw between Socceroos and Japan that helped determine the winner last night.
While Seven led in primary channel share, 356,000 viewers on GO! pushed the multichannel to a 6% share and enough for Nine to take the night.
Meanwhile there were wins by Seven News, A Current Affair, The Block and Cold Feet.
Todd Sampson’s Bodyhack lost 102,000 to finish with 486,000 but did well with younger demos. It didn’t help that Life in Pieces tanked with just 271,000 -on those numbers it will be bumped urgently.
Man Up had a modest debut for ABC and a Rachel Griffiths episode of Who Do You Think You Are? was 364,000 for SBS.
Nine network won with 29.6% then Seven 29.4%, TEN 16.9%, ABC 16.1% and SBS 8.0%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.02m / 1.00m for Seven then The X Factor (838,000), Home and Away (734,000), The Chase (618,000 / 408,000), Cold Feet (612,000) and The Windsors (348,000 / 253,000).
The Block (953,000) was best for Nine then Nine News (910,000 / 900,000), A Current Affair (873,000), Unreal Estate (555,000), Hot Seat (486,000) and The Millionaire’s Holiday Club (295,000).
The Project (545,000 / 392,000) led for TEN. Todd Sampson’s Bodyhack was 485,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 437,000, Modern Family was 392,000, Life in Pieces failed at 271,000 and a MacGyver repeat was just 267,000.
ABC News (753,000), 7:30 (618,000), Catalyst (469,000), Man Up (369,000), Louis Theroux (265,000) and Pointless (238,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Who Do You Think You Are? (364,000), Insight (217,000), Dateline (188,000) and SBS World News (142,000).
ABC News Breakfast: 82,000 / 40,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 11 October 2016