9Go secures 6.6% of Sunday night TV viewing audience

Seven’s primary channel topped the ratings on Sunday night, thanks largely to its news and Big Bash cricket coverage. The channel had a 22.1% share for the night.


The strong performance of Nine’s multi-channel 9Go, however, helped Nine win the night on a network basis. Nine’s primary channel had 18.9% of the audience, but with the addition of multi-channels 9Go (6.6%), 9Gem (4.5%) and 9Life (3.1%), the network finished on 33.1%, compared to Seven Network’s 32.5%. 

On 9Go, movie The Santa Claus 3: The Escape Clause had 153,000 metro viewers (226,000 nationally). Transformers: Age of Extinction had 135,000 metro viewers (205,000 nationally).

The most-watched program of the night, as has often been the case during the non-ratings period, was Seven News with 706,000 metro viewers, according to OzTAM’s preliminary overnight ratings. With the addition of regional figures, the program had 1.062m viewers.

Nine News had 687,000 metro viewers and 897,000 nationally.

In sport, session one of the Big Bash match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Melbourne Renegades on Seven had 510,000 metro viewers and 749,000 across the nation. Session two had 555,000 in the cities and 807,000 nationally.

The most-watched entertainment program of the night was Nine’s retrospective What a Year, which had 462,000 metro viewers (632,000 nationally).

Ten had just a 7.7% primary channel share for the evening. Its most-watched program for the night was Ten News First, with 235,000 metro viewers (342,000 nationally). In entertainment, 206,000 metro viewers tuned in to watch the movie Sister Act on Ten.

The network had 12.2% of the audience.

ABC’s primary channel had 9.9% and the network had 15.2%. SBS had 3.6% and 6.9% for the network.


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