Being a State of Origin (Match 1st – 2,472,000; Post Match 2nd – 1,978,000; Pre Match 3rd – 1,558,000) night, it was always gonna be big. Not as big as before but still the biggest game 2 yet. The Block (4th – 1,378,000) also did well for Channel 9, wrapping out the night for them. MasterChef Australia (9th – 1,054,000) still strong and over one million, but no competition for the evening.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: A Current Affair – Ch9
7:00pm: The Block – Ch9
7:30pm: State Of Origin Rugby League NSW v Qld 2nd – Pre/Match – Ch9
8:30pm: State Of Origin Rugby League NSW v Qld 2nd – Match – Ch9
9:30pm: State Of Origin Rugby League NSW v Qld 2nd – Match/Post – Ch9
Channel 9 won the night (36.8%), followed by Channel 7 (14.9%), Channel 10 (14.7%) & ABC1 (9%).