Seven’s Real Full Monty special drew a bum-per crowd of 1.03m viewers last night and plenty of praise on social media.
The special fronted by Shane Jacobson for awareness of Bowel Cancer was the top-rating entertainment show last night, beating Australian Ninja Warrior -at a season high of 974,000 viewers- and MasterChef Australia on a strong 872,000 viewers. While the latter topped tehe younger demos, Ninja was first in 18-49 and 25-54 viewers.
Lee Lin Chin’s classy final SBS World News bulletin scored 222,000 viewers, around 100,000 above usual figures, and also drew an emotional reaction on social media.
Both Sunday Night and 60 Minutes remain flat, at 590,000 and 561,000 respectively. ABC’s Jack Irish was also down.
Seven network won the night with 33.7% then Nine 28.7%, TEN 16.7%, ABC 14.3% and SBS 6.5%.
Seven News was #1 for Seven with 1.18m viewers then The Real Full Monty (1.03m), Sunday Night (590,000) and Crime Investigation Australia (270,000).
Nine News (1.1m) led for Nine then Australian Ninja Warrior (974,000) and 60 Minutes (561,000). Killer Women with Piers Morgan was just 250,000.
MasterChef Australia (872,000 / 800,000) was best for TEN then The Sunday Project (409,000 / 249,000), TEN Eyewitness News (311,000), Bondi Rescue (227,000) and Sports Tonight (148,000).
ABC News drew 618,000, Jack Irish was 611,000 and Grand Designs NZ pulled 484,000 on ABC. A War on Waste repeat was 217,00 and F***ing Adelaide was 143,000.
SBS World News drew 222,000 viewers then Ewan & Colin McGregor: RAF at 100 (189,000), First Civilisations (185,000) and Secrets of the Long Haul Flight (91,000). The Tour de France final was 84,000.
7mate’s movie Deadpool easily topped multichannels with 259,000 viewers.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 29 July 2018.