Not much on… other the the aftermath of another alleged challenge for the Federal Labor leadership which caused the News services to go into overdrive. Consequently Seven News (1st – 1,074,000) and Nine News (2nd – 1,024,000) the only programs over one million viewers. After all the news and spill coverage Home and Away (4th – 925,000) was the highest rating non-news, followed by the premiere of The Checkout (7th – 795,000).

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: Home and Away – Ch7
7:30pm: 7:30/The Checkout – ABC1
8:30pm: The Footy Show (AFL)/Thursday Night NRL Live – Ch9
9:30pm: Bones – Ch7

Channel 9 won the night (22%), followed by Channel 7 (21.1%), ABC1 (13.5%) & Channel 10 (10.9%).