Comedy took top honours last week over Reality & News as True Story with Hamish & Andy pulling 1,282,000 viewers. It ranks as the top scripted audience of the year.
But it wasn’t enough for Nine to snatch a week from Seven, which now has 15 straight wins in the ratings year. Just six more and it will leave Nine unable to topple it in weeks won.
TEN, ABC & SBS were all up last week.
9GEM / ELEVEN: 2.6
ABC News: 1.7
SBS Food Network: 0.9
ABC ME / SBS VICELAND: 0.8
Seven led in 16-39 and 25-54 but Nine topped 18-49 demos.
Best brands this week were:
Seven: House Rules (Sun: 1.28m), Seven News (Sun: 1.24m), Sunday Night (828,000) and Home and Away (781,000).
Nine: True Story with Hamish & Andy (1.28m), Nine News (Sun: 1.27m), The Voice (1.02m) and A Current Affair (848,000).
TEN: MasterChef Australia (Tues: 928,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (764,000), The Project (7pm: 607,000) and NCIS (561,000).
ABC: ABC News (Sun: 784,000), Australian Story (774,000), Grantchester (695,000) and Father Brown (688,000).
SBS: Insight (371,000), Italy’s Invisible Cities (367,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (344,000) and Tony Robinson’s Coast to Coast (263,000).
Seven snared Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Nine took Sydney and Brisbane.