Ninja too strong for House Rules, MasterChef.
Ratings: Three reality shows were up on last week, as Nine's nudged a million viewers.
Australian Ninja Warrior‘s first Semi Final nudged a million viewers last night.
At 998,000 it rose on last Sunday’s 899,000 and topped the demos.
House Rules was 784,000 viewers while MasterChef Australia, under pressure over judge George Calombaris, settled for 648,000 -both were also up on last Sunday. ABC’s The Planets, from 7:40pm, was 484,000.
Nine network won Sunday with 29.8% then Seven 27.7%, 10 17.8%, ABC 16.3% and SBS 8.4%.
Nine News drew 1.01m then 60 Minutes at 647,000 and Apollo 11: A Step That Changed the World (250,000).
Seven News was #1 at 1.11m followed by Sunday Night (458,000 fourth in its slot) and The Day We Walked on the Moon (182,000).
A MasterChef masterclass drew 548,000 for 10 then The Sunday Project (392,000 / 262,000), 10 News First (271,000), FBI (235,000) and Bondi Rescue (149,000).
ABC News drew 601,000, Midsomer Murders was 499,000, The Repair Shop was 216,000 and Compass (214,000).
On SBS it was Who Do You Think we Are? (211,000), SBS World News (161,000), Tour de France (145,000) and Planet of Volcanoes (120,000).
ABC KIDS’ Go Jetters topped multichannels at 171,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 21 July 2019