MasterChef Australia (1st – 1,172,000) rules the night again, with The Mid-Year Ashes: First Test – Eng v Aus Session 1 D2 (581,000) still doing big business on GEM. Glitch (17th – 511,000) launches for the ABC as the 8:30pm winner on the primary channels though still down on what would be hoped for, just ahead of Zoo (18th – 510,000).

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: Nine News 6:30 – Ch9
7:00pm: A Current Affair – Ch9
7:30pm: MasterChef Australia – Ch10
8:30pm: Glitch – ABC
9:30pm: Seven’s AFL: Thursday Night Football (3rd hour) – Ch7

Nine Network won the night (30.1%), followed by Seven Network (27.5%), Ten Network (21.8%), ABC Network (14.9%) & SBS (5.8%).