A massive night of footy, with the Rugby League Final Series PF2 (2nd – 1,043,000) and Seven’s AFL: Saturday Night Football Finals (3rd – 1,014,000) leading the charge at the cost of all else (yes, even Doctor Who (9th – 556,000)). A mentally disabled Nicolas Cage made a good showing in another repeat of Con Air (8th – 568,000).
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven’s AFL: Saturday Night Football Finals – Ch7
6:30pm: Seven’s AFL: Saturday Night Football Finals – Ch7
7:30pm: Rugby League Final Series PF2 (1st hour) – Ch9
8:30pm: Rugby League Final Series PF2 (2nd hour) – Ch9
9:30pm: Con Air – Ch7
Channel 7 won the night (24.7%), followed by Channel 9 (24.6%), ABC1 (9.5%) & Channel 10 (8.6%).