Nine wins Sunday night despite a strong showing from Seven’s cricket

On the first Sunday of non-ratings period, Seven’s coverage of day three of the second test match between Australia and Pakistan dominated TV, but wasn’t enough to topple Nine in the network audience share.

Nine held 30.8%, while Seven sat on 28.1%. In the channels, Seven did sit slightly above on 18.9% to Nine’s 17.8%, but a 6.3% share for 9Go helped win the night.

The second session was the most-watched in the cricket, bringing in 770,000 metro viewers. Session one delivered 585,000 and session three 516,000. In national figures, two brought in 1.156m, one 860,000 and three 746,000.

Hamish and Andy’s Perfect Holiday wrapped up to 587,000 metro viewers

On Nine, Hamish and Andy’s Perfect Holiday, which premiered to 881,000 two weeks ago, slipped to 587,000 metro viewers for its final episode. It aired after Nine News which delivered 812,000 metro viewers. The two programs delivered 823,000 and 1.087m national viewers respectively.

Seven News was the most-watched program for the evening with 957,000 metro viewers and 1.446m nationally tuning in. ABC News delivered 641,000.

Ten’s best-performing program was The Graham Norton Show with 391,000 metro viewers. The Sunday Project delivered 328,000.

Despite slipping in the ratings, Hamish and Andy’s Perfect Holiday topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by the cricket in the younger two and Seven News in the older.

Behind Nine and Seven, ABC held a 13.7% audience share as a channel and 18.4% as a network. Ten held 10.0% and 15.5%.


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