Week 20 of 2015 ratings year.
Another big night for reality TV as between them The Voice Australia (1st – 1,608,000), MasterChef Australia (5th – 1,010,000) and House Rules (6th – 992,000) draw over 3.6 million viewers to the commercial free to air networks. That number quickly dissipated once the shows were over, sadly). 60 Minutes (4th – 1,300,000) went to the heartland with an hour long interview with now quadriplegic NRL player Alex McKinnon, well ahead of Sunday Night (10th – 652,000). It will be interesting to see if Sunday Night’s ratings fate alters much/if at all and how quickly that will happen at the end of the month when hosting duties changeover from a retiring Chris Bath to Melissa Doyle.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: Nine News 6:30 – Ch9
7:00pm: The Voice Australia – Ch9
7:30pm: The Voice Australia – Ch9
8:30pm: 60 Minutes – Ch9
9:30pm: 60 Minutes/A.D. Kingdom and Empire – Ch9
Nine Network won the night (31.3%), followed by Seven Network (25.2%), Ten Network (20.2%), ABC Network (16.6%) & SBS (6.8%).