A solid night for ABC1 with New Tricks (2nd – 927,000) & Spooks (6th – 685,000) performing well, alongside MOVIE: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (3rd – 921,000). It was basically movie night though. The biggest news was the weather coverage and consequently ratings for both Weekend Sunrise – Sat (11th – 483,000) and Weekend Today – Saturday (16th – 318,000) saw both shows register their highest ratings so far. On Subscription TV it was all NRL in the top 3 positions with 343K, 337K & 229K respectively.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: MOVIE: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – Ch7
7:30pm: New Tricks – ABC1
8:30pm: MOVIE: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – Ch7
9:30pm: MOVIE: Total Recall – Ch7
Channel 7 won the night (24.6%), followed by Channel 9 (16.2%), ABC1 (14.4%) & Channel 10 (9.7%).