Out of the final, Eurovision down for SBS.
Ratings: Seven scores with Spotlight, Celebrity Apprentice tops entertainment.
Without Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest final this year viewing numbers were down on 2019.
The primetime final averaged 165,000 compared to 2019’s 246,000 when Kate Miller Heidke performed. A dedicated 123,000 watched the live morning broadcast (Winner ann: 170,000). But it did lift SBS share compared to the previous Sunday.
Meanwhile a Spotlight special on Martin Bryant averaged 702,000 metro viewers for Seven. That was ahead of Celebrity Apprentice at 682,000 (rising to 812,000 for the boardroom segment).
At slightly later starts were MasterChef Australia (541,000) and Spicks & Specks (475,000).
Later 60 Minutes led with 551,000 then movie: Jack Reacher (354,000), FBI: Most Wanted (225,000) and Wakefield (173,000).
Nine network won Sunday with 29.3% then Seven 28.0%, 10 19.2%, ABC 14.3% and SBS 9.3%.
Nine News was #1 at 1.01m with a late edition at 301,000 in 4 cities.
Seven News (991,000) was best for Seven.
The Sunday Project was 416,000 / 271,000 for 10. 10 News First drew 240,000 / 212,000.
ABC News was 573,000 for ABC. Compass (232,000) and Smother (133,000) followed.
SBS World News was 127,000 / 105,000 for SBS.
NCIS led multichannels at 154,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 23 May 2021