Nine’s Aussie drama House Husbands stays strong

Nine’s family drama House Husbands held onto its audience for its third outing, delivering an audience of 1.255m last night.

The program was  fourth in total viewers for the night across the five city metro markets, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam.

Now in its third week, the result was up slightly on last week’s second episode of 1.206m. It rated 1.376m in its debut episode fro the network and production company, Playmaker.

Airing at 8.30pm, the show won its time slot ahead of Ten’s NCIS which rated 686,000 and Seven’s Mrs Brown’s Boys which rated 1.03m in its first episode and 568,000 in its second, however the second episode wasn’t aired in Sydney or Brisbane.

Nine also won the 7.30pm time slot with 60 Minutes winning the night on 1.658m ahead of Seven’s combination of Border Security – Australia’s Front Line on 1.243m and Airways on 1.196m.

Ten’s 7.30 repeat of Modern Family rated 482,000 while Graham Norton Express rated 358,000 at 8pm.

However, Seven’s Sunday Night won the 6.30pm time slot ahead of Nine’s Big Brother Live Eviction which rated 1.02m.

In the battle for breakfast it was a close run between Weekend Sunrise and Weekend Today with the Seven program winning 318,000 to 315,000.

Seven won the night in channel share by just 0.2% on 24.1% ahead of Nine’s 23.9%. ABC1 was third on 16.2% with Ten fourth on 9.8% and 7mate on 4.5% pushing SBS to sixth on 4.1%.

Sunday’s top 15 shows:
1. 60 Minutes – Nine 1.658m
2. Sunday Night – Seven 1.552m
3. Seven News – Seven 1.362m
4. House Husbands – Nine 1.255m
5. Border Security – Seven 1.243m
6. Nine News – Nine 1.234m
7. Air Ways – Seven 1.196m
8. Kevin’s Grand Design – ABC 1.038m
9. Mrs Brown’s Boys – Seven 1.030m
10. Big Brother – Nine 1.020m
11. Call the Midwife – ABC 1.018m
12. Dream Build – ABC 0.954m
13. ABC News – ABC 0.940m
14. NCIS – Ten 0.686m
15. Modern Family – Episode 2 – Ten 0.590m

Sunday’s channel share:
Seven: 24.1%
Nine: 23.9%
ABC1: 16.2%
Ten: 9.8%
7mate: 4.5%
SBS1: 4.1%
GO!: 3.6%
Gem: 2.6%
Eleven: 2.5%
ABC2: 2.2%
One: 1.6%
ABC3: 0.8%
ABC News 24: 0.8%
7TWO 2.8%
SBS2: 0.3%


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