Seven pips 10 for Thursday win
Ratings: A MasterChef / Gogglebox combo led in entertainment but Seven's extra multichannel gave it the edge.
10 may have won primary channel share with a MasterChef and Gogglebox combo but the network was only pipped in primetime share because it lacks a third multichannel.
MasterChef Australia won its slot at 1.02m and led the demos. Next were 7:30 (596,000) and RBT (467,000) and World’s Most Beautiful Railway (313,000).
Gogglebox season finale easily won later at 851,000, well in front of a movie replay of The Devil Wears Prada (331,000), Grand Designs Australia (323,000) and movie: The Bourne Identity (308,000).
Seven network won Thursday with 25.7% then 10 25.6%, Nine 24.4%, ABC 15.0% and SBS 9.3%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.23m / 1.17m for Seven then The Chase (690,000 / 417,000) and a triple episode playout of Home and Away (562,000 from 7pm).
The Project did well at 679,000 / 438,000 for 10. 10 News First (463,000 / 320,000) and a replay of The Secrets She Keeps (151,000).
Nine News was best for Nine at 1.08m/ 1.00m then A Current Affair (673,000) and Hot Seat (603,000 / 332,000).
ABC News won its slot at 840,000. Sammy J drew 417,000, The Heights (282,000), The Drum (263,000), Barrie Cassidy’s One Plus One (244,000) and The Cult Of The Family (128,000).
On SBS it was SBS World News (199,000), Building Britain’s Canals (193,000) and Mastermind (129,000).
NCIS topped multichannels at 182,000.
The Morning Show: 200,000 / 120,000
Today Extra: 120,000 / 62,000
Studio 10: 55,000 / 47,000 / 28,000
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 30 April 2020