In their earlier timeslot on the back of The Block, Hamish and Andy’s Euro Gap Year debuted with an impressive 1.41m viewers last night.
But that was not enough to stop Seven from winning Thursday, even with split-city programming due to AFL.
Seven News was 1.35m followed by Today Tonight (1.14m) then in various cities: Thursday Night Football (673,000 ), Home and Away (640,000), Australia’s Got Talent (434,000), The Amazing Race Australia (339,000). Deal or No Deal was 621,000.
In addition to Hamish and Andy, The Block was 1.31m for Nine then Nine News (1.12m), ACA (1.03m), Big Bang (699,000), Hot Seat (677,000), and the NRL edition of The Footy Show (288,000). In select states CSI: Miami eps were 187,000 and 137,000.
Masterchef was 1.05m for TEN, Modern Family was 767,000, TEN News was 715,000, Law and Order: SVU was 590,000 / 517,000, The Project 6pm was 432,000.
ABC News was 899,000 for ABC1 then 7:30 (580,000), Silk (557,000), Photo Finish (492,000), and Utopia Girls just 334,000.
Heston’s Feasts led SBS ONE with 278,000 then Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita (238,000) and French Food Safari (215,000).
Neighbours topped multichannels with 319,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 48,000 / 31,000