The start of season six of The Great British Bake Off featured cake week and it brought massive ratings to BBC1. The channel had an average of 11.6m viewers for the return, well ahead of the 7m watching the weekday soaps EastEnders (BBC1) and Coronation Street (ITV).
In the US the return of NFL to television pulled the week’s highest audience – 11.0m for NBC.
One News and Sunday pulled the biggest TV audiences in New Zealand, with both shows over 700,000. The Bledisloe Cup was only shown on subscription TV, yet it still managed to make the top 10 with over half a million viewers for Sky Sports 1.