Bathurst 1000 topped the ratings last night, if strategically coded into separate segments.
In preliminary numbers it drew 795,000 for the bulk of the Race during the day but rose to 1.18m for the Podium, which topped OzTAM rankings. That was up on 2018’s 745,000 Race and 663,000 podium.
Meanwhile The Block won its primetime slot with 1.14m for Nine and topped the demos. Seven’s ABBA Forever special followed at 671,000 then Grand Designs: The Street from 7:40pm on 424,000 and The Graham Norton Show at 358,000.
60 Minutes at 703,000 bettered ABC newcomer Total Control on 536,000. Sunday Night (422,000) and the return of NCIS (377,000) followed.
Nine network won Sunday with 32.8% then Seven 24.5%, 10 18.2%, ABC 15.5% and SBS 9.0%.
Nine News drew 741,000 for Nine. Later Forensics: The Real CSI was 284,000.
Seven News was best for Seven at 817,000. Movie: Murder on the Orient Express was 210,000.
The Sunday Project was 407,000 / 385,000 for 10. An NCIS repeat, which followed the season premiere, was 260,000.
ABC News (591,000), Patrick Melrose (194,000) and Compass (152,000) also comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Concorde (216,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (171,000) and SBS World News (138,000).
Bluey led multichannels once more at 166,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 13 October 2019