Late-night Wimbledon final rates 312,000 for Seven

The Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Andy Murray, which aired from 11pm on Seven, drew ratings of 312,000, according to preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam.

The match, which lasted four hours, ended in tears for the Brit, who went down in four sets to the seven-times Wimbledon champion.

Domestic Blitz – The Block to the Rescue, a special episode hosted by Scott Cam and Jamie Durie with couples from The Block, won the night with 1.646m for Nine.

The show, which aired from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, beat Sunday Night on Seven (1.382m) and Last Man Standing on Ten (418,000).

Domestic Blitz also topped the 25-54 demographic, but MasterChef – which drew a solid total of 1.4m viewers – was number one the 16-39 and 18-49 segments.

MasterChef leapfrogged Seven’s Downton Abbey in the ratings table, with the latter slipping slightly from 1.402m last week to 1.361m.

Meanwhile, Billy Connolly’s Route 66 improved for Seven on last week, up from less than 1m to 1.175m.

Sunday’s top 15 shows:

1. Domestic Blitz Nine 1.646m
2. Nine News Nine 1.556m
3. Seven News Seven 1.515m
4. Masterchef Ten 1.396m
5. Sunday Night Seven 1.382m
6. Downton Abbey Seven 1.361m
7. 60 Minutes Nine 1.359m
8. Billy Connolly’s Route 66 Seven 1.175m
9. The Mentalist Nine 0.838m
10. ABC News ABC 0.765m
11. Sporting Nation ABC 0.659m
12. Wallander ABC 0.542m
13. New Girl Ten 0.520m
14. Castle Seven 0.481m
15. Ten News Ten 0.467m

Sunday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 25.7%
  2. Nine: 22.8%
  3. Ten: 14.2%
  4. ABC1: 9.2%
  5. SBS1: 6.1%
  6. GO!: 3.9%
  7. 7TWO 3.8%
  8. 7mate: 3.7%
  9. One: 3.0%
  10. Gem: 2.3%
  11. Eleven: 1.8%
  12. ABC2: 1.4%
  13. ABC News 24: 0.8%
  14. ABC3: 0.7%
  15. SBS2: 0.6%

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