• Thursday winners: Seven and Hawthorn with AFL on 624k
• Knights win leads Nine to victory in Sydney & Brisbane
• No MasterChef delivers 10 single digit primary share
Seven News 1,086,000/1,013,000
Nine News 926,000/875,000
ABC News 763,000
A Current Affair 599,000
The Project 343,000/499,000
10 News 372,000/259,000
The Drum 209,000
The Latest 197,000
News Breakfast 193,000
SBS World News 169,000
Seven: Seven News and then Home and Away on Seven and 7TWO set the network up for a win last night.
The key to the victory of course was the AFL with a network audience of 624,000 ranking it #1 non-news in primetime. The Melbourne audience was 398,000 watching Hawthorn carve up last year’s premiers.
Nine: The NRL was also a one-sided match as the Knights ran away with the game. An audience of 326,000 were watching on Nine and 9Gem. The Sydney crowd was 163,000 with 138,000 in Brisbane.
10: No MasterChef was again a challenge for the network trying to attract viewers. Thursday share slipped into single figures for the first time this year.
Celebrity Gogglebox USA moved earlier at 7.30pm with 373,000 watching after 455,000 tuned in at 8.30pm last week.
ABC: Escape to the City returned to the schedule with 319,000 after 8pm.
Earlier in the night The Heights was on 204,000.
SBS: Part one of The World’s Busiest Stations was in New York visiting Grand Central Station and Penn Station with 207,000 watching.