Yes, there are still people watching TV on a Saturday night, though not as many for the first four days of the week. The ABC’s line up again leads the way, and Seven’s AFL: Saturday Night Football (9th – 536,00) does OK on FTA. Nine’s Rugby: Bledisloe Cup: New Zealand vs Australia (13th – 396,000) attracts as many viewers as the performance demanded and Weekend Sunrise (14th – 364,000) continues to smash it out of the park of a morning.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Gardening Australia/ABC News – ABC1
7:30pm: New Tricks – ABC1
8:30pm: Agatha Christie’s Poirot – ABC1
9:30pm: Seven’s AFL: Saturday Night Football – Ch
Channel 7 won the night (21.1%), followed by Channel 9 & ABC1 (17.8%), then Channel 10 (9.3%).