Nine News (1st – 1,389,000) edge ahead of Seven News (2nd – 1,198,000) in a big final week of ratings for 2012. Ch7 score OK with We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston (9th – 792,000) that, if nothing else, provides tips on how to sing big to our next generation of reality singing contestants. The final Can Of Worms (24th – 491,000) for the year does so-so, and Media Watch (16th – 661,000) and Q&A (19th – 620,000) deliver strongly though not as strong as last week.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: A Current Affair – Ch9
7:00pm: ABC News – ABC1
7:30pm: RBT – Ch9
8:30pm: The Mentalist – Ch9
9:30pm: Q&A – ABC1

Channel 9 won the night (20.6%), followed by Channel 7 (19.2%), ABC1 (15.9%) & Channel 10 (11.7%).