Round two for Australian TV’s fascination with disaster porn inside a month, and this time the winner is Nine News (1st – 1,570,00) nationally as both the home of the dots and Seven News (2nd – 1,534,000) drop hour long bulletins in Qld & NSW to keep everyone up to date with the latest information they’d been seeing most of the day. My Kitchen Rules (3rd – 1,384,000) spanks MasterChef The Professionals (10th – 892,000) on debut, though the Twenty/20 – Australia v Sri Lanke Game 2 (4th – 1,373,000) does add some interest to the mix.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: Twenty/20 – Australia v Sri Lanka Game 2 – Ch9
7:30pm: My Kitchen Rules – Ch7
8:30pm: Twenty/20 – Australia v Sri Lanka Game 2 – Ch9
9:30pm: Twenty/20 – Australia v Sri Lanka Game 2 – Ch9
Channel 9 won the night (29.5%), followed by Channel 7 (22.7%), Channel 10 (11.5%) & ABC1 (9.5%).