News coverage pushed ABC ahead of Seven on what will have been the final nail in the coffin for My Kitchen Rules.
Seven News was #1 with 1.28m / 1.23m just eclipsing Nine News at 1.2m / 1.14m.
A Nine News special at 9pm, which included the PM’s latest press conference, drew 1.07m. and topped the demos.
Earlier Married at First Sight led with 1.08m for Nine then 7:30 (873,000), Australian Survivor (779,000 another season high), Foreign Correspondent (688,000) and the grand final of My Kitchen Rules at 553,000 from 8pm in preliminary figures (also interrupted by press conference).
The Drum on ABC News rose to the top of multichannels when ABC viewers went looking for the press conference. That outranked its 6pm screening of 271,000.
Nine network won Tuesday with 30.8% then ABC 22.8%, Seven 22.2%, 10 17.6%, and SBS 6.6%.
A Current Affair was high at 866,000 for Nine then Hot Seat 577,000 / 367,000.
ABC News won its slot at a huge 997,000 for ABC. Revelation was 545,000.
The Chase drew 636,000 / 407,000 for Seven then The Latest (630,000)
The Project did well at 614,000 / 426,000 for 10. 10 News First (525,000 / 337,000), and NCIS (496,000) followed.
On SBS it was Great Alaskan Railroad Journeys (249,000) SBS World News (189,000), Insight (131,000) Dateline (119,000), ABC America: World News Tonight (105,000), and Mastermind (96,000). The Feed was 81,000.
News Breakfast: 178,000 / 93,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 24 March 2020