(5 city metro combined Рall figures in millions)

1. Nine News – Nine – 1.264
2. Seven News – Seven – 1.142
3. Today Tonight – Seven – 1.034
4. Better Homes and Gardens Summer – Seven – 1.026
5. A Current Affair – Nine – 0.983
6. ABC News – ABC1 – 0.857
7. Two and a Half Men (Rpt) – Nine – 0.748
8. Flying High! (AKA: Airplane!) (RPT) – Ten – 0.668
8. The 7pm Project – Ten – 0.668
10. Elf – Nine – 0.606
11. The Simpsons (Fri – Ep2) – Ten – 0.599
12.Ten News at Five – Ten – 0.588
13. The Silence (UK) – ABC1 – 0.581
14. The Ashes: Second Test – Australia v England – Nine – 0.568
15. Stateline – ABC1 – 0.565

A fitting tribute to Leslie Nielsen that Flying High rates in the Top 10 for the night. A good win for Channel 9’s News after a big first day of the 2nd Ashes Test – it’s obvious where we turn for news dependent on sports analysis and results.