60 Minutes Paris survivor interview watched by 1.15m as emotional Doctor Who farewell drops

terror in paris60 Minutes’ interview with Tasmanian teenager Emma Parkinson, who was shot in the Paris terrorist attacks, was watched by 1.150m metro viewers last night, winning its timeslot.

Airing at 8.10pm it was the second most-watched show across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54) while Nine’s The Block was the most-watched show, and the most popular of the night getting 1.226m in the 7pm timeslot. Last Sunday 60 Minutes managed 974,000 viewers.

The two shows trounced the emotional send-off for Doctor Who’s sidekick Clara Osborne which could only manage 481,000 from 7.40pm, down on the 506,000 viewers of last week.

Nine also had the third most watched program of the night, with its news bulletin grabbing 1.156m metro viewers.

The channel won the night with an audience share of 26.1 per cent, ahead of Seven’s share of 22.9 per cent. Ten grabbed third place with a share of 10.5 per cent while the ABC settled for a share of 9.9 per cent.

Ten’s The Biggest Loser Families, which wrapped up its makeover episodes, was watched by 623,000, slightly down on last week’s audience of 675,000.

Seven’s Sunday Night, which aired at 7pm, pulled in 850,000, dipping to 753,000 for Beach Cops at 8pm. It’s Sunday night movie Captain Phillips grabbed 674,000 metro viewers at 8.30pm. It’s news hour at 6pm was watched by 1.115m.

Nine’s broadcast of Adele – Live in London at 9.20pm was watched by 680,000.

In time-shifted viewing, last week’s telemovie Mary: The Making of a Princess was watched by an extra 167,000, to take its total audience to 1.097m.

The ABC’s finale of local drama The Beautiful Lie, on at 8.4opm, was watched by 425,000.

On pay-TV A Place to Call Home continues to rate for Foxtel’s SoHo channel getting 169,000 viewers, holding off the V8 Supercar racing from Phillip Island which managed 163,000.


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