The ABC bring it home again with New Tricks (1st – 1,085,000), leading the night as only one of four programs above one millions viewers. Better Homes and Gardens (3rd – 1,024,000) takes the 7:30pm spot and though beaten by ABC News (5th – 868,000) at 7pm Big Brother (7th – 837,000) leads the way for the commercial networks. Nine News (2nd – 1,051,000) continues to pick up it’s weekday run with another 6pm win. All in all, Friday continues to be slightly more watched than Saturday.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: A Current Affair – Ch9
7:00pm: ABC News – ABC1
7:30pm: Better Homes and Gardens – Ch7
8:30pm: New Tricks – ABC1
9:30pm: The Bourne Ultimatum (2nd hour) – Ch7

Channel 7 won the night (25.2%), followed by Channel 9 (16.9%), ABC1 (14.9%) & Channel 10 (11.2%).