• Adam Hills’ tribute from London for Pellegrini’s Sisto Malaspina
Home And Away lifted to a week high of 641,000 after audiences of 616,000 and 577,000 on the first two nights of the week.
The ob docs occupied the next hour with Emergency Call on 624,000 followed by Border Security Australia on 642,000.
The US drama 9-1-1 did 548,000 after 498,000 last week.
Criminal Minds was then on 289,000 and then 143,000 for a repeat.
A Current Affair drifted below 700,000 for the first time this week to 671,000 with a worrying story on distracted drivers.
An hour of Young Sheldon saw audiences of 547,000 and 447,000 – the new episode up a little week-on-week and the repeat steady on last week’s number.
An hour of The Big Bang Theory did 466,000 and then 448,000.
The US drama Manifest then did 257,000.
Take That were live from London on The Project while boxer Danny Green was live in the studio with 422,000 at 7pm, just enough to make the OzTAM top 20.
Jamie Olivier in Italy came via Jamie & The Nonnas at 7.30pm with 396,000 watching.
Not a superb lead-in for Blind Date’s new timeslot. The episode featured KIIS FM Sydney’s Brooklyn Ross searching for a date. Not all the Kyle and Jackie O team stayed up to watch, they admitted this morning. That didn’t help lift the audience of 256,000.
Hard Quiz must be loving the competition with one of its biggest audiences of 741,000 – 100,000 clear of Border Security in second place at 8pm.
Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell then did 683,000, down slightly on last week.
Tomorrow Night was then on 457,000 after 506,000 last week.
The final of the short series of The Set did 162,000 – surely a show that should be on another night.
Adam Hills The Last Leg featured an Aussie barbecue and he had a tribute to Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar co-owner Sisto Malaspina in the form of a coffee cup on his desk. The episode did 154,000.
The final of Child Genius should have pushed the numbers higher – and it did, slightly. After 193,000 on Tuesday, the final attracted 206,000.