House Rules wins reality battle on Sunday
Ratings: Seven and Nine in close tussle, MasterChef dips in the demos.
House Rules beat The Voice again last night and significantly managed to unseat MasterChef in the demos.
The renovation show won its slot with 1.19m ahead of Nine’s talent show on 1.07m, both up on last Sunday in a two horse race. Starting half an hour later TEN’s cooking show slipped to 737,000 viewers and fell in the demos.
But 60 Minutes was ahead of Sunday Night, despite both being down on last week’s outing.
Grantchester enjoyed a slight lift for ABC while Italy’s Invisible Cities managed a Top 20 placing for SBS.
Nine led in primary channel shares but Seven network won Sunday with 30.1% then Nine 29.7%, TEN 18.4%, ABC 14.8% and SBS 7.0%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.28m for Seven then House Rules (1.19m), Sunday Night (645,000). The Suspects: True Australian Thrillers drew 416,000. The Blacklist was just 146,000.
Nine News (1.15m) led for Nine then The Voice (1.07m), 60 Minutes (841,000). A Schapelle replay drew 238,000.
MasterChef Australia (737,000) topped TEN’s night then Bull (429,000), Modern Family (395,000 / 320,000), TEN Eyewitness News (376,000) and Family Feud (287,000). Formula One was 199,000 in 4 cities.
ABC News (670,000), Grantchester (611,000), Doctor Who (420,000) and DCI Banks (388,000) comprised ABC’s night.
Italy’s Invisible Cities did well for SBS with 334,000 then SBS World News (209,000) and The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (192,000).
Even at just 169,000 Shaun the Sheep could not be budged from the top of multichannel rankings.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 28 May 2017