The Chaser team returned last night with a song parodying ABC’s tumbling ratings on Wednesday nights (they blamed everyone from Adam Hills to Denton to Micallef screening on Fridays). But while their own numbers were lower than Gruen Planet they were still a respectable 784,000.
Seven Network won the night with 33.5% then Nine 26.5%, ABC 17.7%, TEN 16.8% and SBS 5.5%.
The X Factor Results was 1.45m for Seven then Seven News (1.2m), Today Tonight (1.1m), Criminal Minds (945,000), Deal or No Deal (515,000) and Covert Affairs (441,000).
Nine News was 1.08m for Nine followed by Big Brother (1.01m), The Farmer Wants a Wife (987,000), ACA (892,000), Embarrassing Bodies (593,000), Hot Seat (578,000) and Embarrassing Kids Bodies (293,000).
ABC News (1.05m) topped ABC1 then Gruen Planet (913,000), The Hamster Wheel (784,000), Qi (746,000), 7:30 (714,000), Randling (502,000) and At the Movies (347,000).
Puberty Blues was 653,000 for TEN. TEN News was 650,000, Modern Family was 532,000, The Project 6pm was 418,000, Last Man Standing was 358,000 / 352,000, and Class of was 207,000.
Survivors: Indestructible Creatures was 286,000 for SBS ONE, then Meet the Amish (270,000), World News Australia (167,000) and Afghanistan: The Great Game (162,000).
Heartbeat was 300,000 on multichannels.
ABC News Breakfast: 53,000 / 26,000