1.87m as NRL draws bumper share for Nine
Ratings: Nine's share doubles the competition as Roosters claim back to back victories.
The NRL Grand Final drew a bumper crowd of 1.87m viewers last night helping Nine to a whopping 46.4% share. It was a neck and neck game until the Roosters claimed back to back victories.
The Presentation drew 1.08m and the Entertainment segment was 939,000.
In Sydney the audience was 832,000 and in Brissy 534,000.
Overall it was down on 2018 when the Roosters won against Melbourne Storm to the sound of 2.1m metro viewers. But the figures will climb higher still with regional viewers where NRL is particularly strong.
Against tough competition were The Real Dirty Dancing (499,000), Grand Designs: The Street (378,000 from 7:40pm) and The Graham Norton Show (267,000 from 7:30pm).
So far this year the AFL Grand Final sits atop the ratings list at 2.2m metro viewers and the State of Origin I at 2.18m.
Nine network won Sunday with 46.4% then Seven 23.3%, ABC 11.3%, 10 10.4% and SBS 8.6%.
Nine News also won at 864,000 for Nine.
Seven News was best for Seven with (853,000) and Sunday Night (472,000). What The Killer Did Next drew (242,000).
The Sunday Project was (275,000 / 198,000 ) for 10. 10 News First was (183,000). The last ever Instinct was (127,000) and Bondi Rescue drew just 88,000.
ABC News (508,000), Les Norton (273,000), Patrick Melrose (148,000) and Compass (144,000) also comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Joanna Lumley: The Quest For Noah’s Ark (187,000), Great Indian Railway Journeys (175,000), SBS World News (147,000) and Treasures Decoded (135,000).
Bluey topped multichannels on again at 132,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 6 October 2019.