The return of True Story with Hamish & Andy won its timeslot for Nine at 749,000 viewers ahead of War on Waste, Interview, Shark Tank (two of them in season finals) and Insight.
Although that was well down on the 2017 debut of 1.42m neither was it in the same timeslot this year.
The Block dipped on its third night taking 921,000 viewers but still winning its slot and topping the demos. Australian Survivor was second at 610,000 with Dance Boss third at 573,000, both moving ever so slightly north and south, respectively.
Seven News, ACA and The Chase won their slots as usual.
Nine network won Tuesday with 31.3% then Seven 27.3%, ABC 17.7%, TEN 17.5% and SBS 6.2%.
Nine News (1.01m / 983,000) led for Nine followed by The Block (921,000), A Current Affair (869,000), True Story with Hamish & Andy (749,000), Hot Seat (520,000 / 311,000) and movie: The Castle (368,000).
Seven News was #1 for Seven with (1.05m / 1.00m) followed by Home and Away (672,000), The Chase (614,000 / 372,000), Dance Boss (573,000) and Interview (473,000). Killer Tapes was 258,000.
ABC News (773,000), War on Waste (644,000), 7:30 (571,000), Foreign Correspondent (527,000), Who Killed Belinda Peisley? (297,000) and Think Tank (239,000) comprised ABC’s night.
Australian Survivor (691,000) was bet for TEN then The Project (491,000 / 272,000), TEN Eyewitness News (400,000), Shark Tank (371,000) and Pointless (274,000).
On SBS it was Who Do You Think You Are? (246,000), Insight (145,000), Dateline (119,000) and SBS World News (115,000).
7mate’s Highway Patrol topped multichannels at 208,000.
The Morning Show: 140,000 / 78,000
Today Extra: 111,000 / 80,000
Studio 10: 69,000 / 66,000 / 47,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 7 August 2018