The Logies may have had One Direction but it was the unknown singers in The Voice that won TV’s ratings battle with a whopping 2.17m viewers last night.
It was followed by The Logie Carpet Arrivals, coded separately with 1.8m viewers. Nine News followed on 1.43m, then the Logie Awards averaging 1.38m across its lengthy broadcast (but figures are yet to be adjusted). Seven News was 1.33m and Dancing with the Stars averaged 1.07m viewers.
TEN took a hit against such competition with The Biggest Loser on 739,000 viewers and the premiere of Avatar was just 553,000.
Nine’s network share for Sunday night was huge: 42% over Seven’s 23.2% and TEN’s 18.1%.
Nine claims The Voice peaked at 2.93m viewers and Logies peaked at 2.76m.
ABC’s best was ABC News on 813,000 followed by Australia: The Time Traveller’s Guide on 699,000. Shirley was 370,000 and the premiere of Auction Room was only 272,000.
Inside the Titanic on Seven was 545,000.
Unsinkable Titanic was 343,000 for SBS.