Seven News (1st – 1,060,000) & Nine News (2nd – 1,020,000) the only programs to slide above one million for the night, and again ABC News (5th – 844,000) beats Big Brother (6th – 820,000) in the 7pm timeslot. With the semis and finals of both codes of football to come & go shortly Friday night is, again, becoming a TV wasteland.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: ABC News – ABC1
7:30pm: Nine’s Live Friday Night Football (1st hour) – Ch9
8:30pm: Scott & Bailey – ABC1
9:30pm: Nine’s Live Friday Night Football (3rd hour) – Ch9
Channel 7 won the night (22.3%), followed by Channel 9 (20.6%), ABC1 (11.8%) & Channel 10 (9.6%).