Hamish and Andy‘s first trans-Tasman adventure for Nine topped Sunday night’s ratings. The show also topped the Demos, with the second instalment to come next week.
Seven didn’t have a full network schedule due to Telethon airing in Perth.
Nine Network won the night with 32.4% then Seven 29.0%, TEN 19.3%, ABC 14.8% and SBS 4.5%.
Hamish and Andy’s Caravan of Courage pulled 1.34m for Nine then 60 Minutes (1.25m), Nine News (1.2m), First Test Aus v Sth Africa: (809,000 / 558,000), The Cricket Show (560,000) but first run movie The Social Network has to settle for 535,000.
Seven News was 1.2m, then Sunday Night (1.03m), Bones (930,000), Border Security (839,000), Air Ways (775,000) and Killing Time (419,000 / 265,000) but not all shows aired in all cities. Telethon was 231,000.
Modern Family‘s repeat (811,000) outstripped its first-run episode (706,000). Homeland‘s two episodes were 739,000 / 671,000. Merlin was 555,000, TEN News was 386,000 and The Project was 320,000.
Michael Palin’s Brazil (851,000) and ABC News ( 800,000) both landed higher than Devil’s Dust (679,000) for ABC1. Compass was 246,000 and Auction Room was 183,000.
On SBS ONE it was Finding Life Beyond Earth (240,000), Medieval Fightbook (180,000) and World News Australia (158,000).
Escape to the Country was 267,000 on 7TWO.