The return of Andrew Denton to television with sisters Cate & Bronte Campbell may not have made for the riveting television with which he is synonymous, but it was enough to win its timeslot.
Interview uncovered some amusing insight into the sisters and singer Robert Plant, and at 578,000 was enough to beat Hughesy, Employable Me, Date Night and Insight.
The top performer was My Kitchen Rules at a season high of 1.32m viewers well ahead of The Voice on 822,000 and Bachelor in Paradise on 660,000 -the latter was still tops with 16-39 viewers while MKR led other demos.
There was great news for Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS -at 430,000 viewers the Noni Hazlehurst episode was one of their strongest performers so far this year.
Seven News, ACA and The Chase won their slots.
Seven network won Tuesday with 32.4% then Nine 26.9%, TEN 18.0%, ABC 14.9% and SBS 7.8%.
My Kitchen Rules was #1 for Seven with 1.32m then Seven News (1.03m / 1.00m), Home and Away (746,000), Interview (578,000) and The Chase (576,000 / 374,000). Grey’s Anatomy drew 144,000.
Nine News (948,000 / 940,000) led for Nine followed by A Current Affair (839,000), The Voice (822,000), Hot Seat (488,000 / 295,000). Date Night was just 239,000 and movie: The Break Up stalled on 117,000.
Bachelor in Paradise (660,000) was best for TEN then The Project (560,000 / 344,000), Hughesy We Have a Problem (459,000), TEN Eyewitness News (450,000) and Family Feud (305,000). NCIS: LA drew 264,000 / 166,000.
On ABC it was ABC News (725,000), 7:30 (492,000), Employable Me (434,000), The Checkout (387,000), Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion (255,000) and Think Tank (208,000).
Who Do You Think You Are? had a strong return for SBS on 430,000 followed by Insight (267,000), Dateline (196,000) and SBS World News (144,000).
Hey Duggee (170,000) on ABC KIDS topped multichannels.
The Morning Show: 133,000 / 86,000
Today Extra: 101,000 / 65,000
Studio 10: 67,000 / 64,000 / 55,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 17 April 2018