Bert Newton takes Nine to huge Sunday win
The King of Television helped Nine to a huge 41.9% share on Sunday.
A late change to Sunday night scheduling means today’s ratings need a little explanation.
Tribute show Bert Newton: Let Me Entertain You was fittingly screened in an 8:30 slot, pushing back 60 Minutes / Nine News Late / The First 48 -however the OzTAM numbers today reflect the original scheduling.
Update: Nine indicates an adjusted figure of 749,000 metro viewersfor Bert’s tribute, making it a timeslot winner.
The Block was #1 at 1.08m viewers, more than double Restoration Australia (467,000), Celebrity MasterChef (421,000) and 7NEWS Spotlight (355,000).
Later 60 Minutes was 319,000 adjusted then Fires was 304,000 then Border Security (272,000) and CSI: Vegas (203,000).
Bert helped Nine to a huge 41.9% share then Seven 21.6%, 10 15.9%, ABC 14.8% and SBS 5.9%.
Seven News on 830,000 pipped Nine News at 824,000. A movie Bad Boys for Life managed just 156,000.
The Sunday Project drew 305,000 / 212,000 for 10. 10 News First was 238,000 / 163,000 with FBI at 113,000.
ABC News was 607,000. Back Roads (225,000) and We Hunt Together (93,000) followed.
On SBS it was SBS World News (134,000 / 123,000) and Inside Central Station (116,000). An Incarceration Nation replay was just 31,000.
Insiders led multichannels on ABC News at 156,000.
In Total TV lifts last Sunday were:
The Block: 1.8m
Inside Central Station: 298,000
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 31 October 2021