TV Wrap: 60 Minutes wins entertainment but Seven takes the week

Channel Nine’s episode of 60 Minutes, The Samurai Killing, a story of a home invasion gone fatally wrong, topped entertainment on Sunday night, with the network also taking the overall network share win.

60 Minutes brought in a metro audience of 495,000, however, it was Nine News that won all three key advertising demos.

Next in entertainment was Seven’s Cricket: Big Bash League which saw the Sydney Thunders lose to the Melbourne Stars by six wickets, and pulled in a metro audience of 400,000.

ABC’s Death In Paradise aired to 387,000 metro viewers, while an episode of Total Control on ABC brought in 355,000

An episode of children’s program, Bluey, aired to a metro audience of 312,000, followed by David Attenborough’s A Perfect Planet on Nine which saw an average of 291,000 metro viewers tune in.

The #1 program on Sunday was Seven News which aired to 787,000 metro viewers, while Nine News had 775,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 28.7 over Seven’s 27.1%, the ABC took a 17.7% share, just pipping Ten’s had 17.4%.

However, Seven won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 9GO! with a share of 4.3%.

Seven also took the week ending 11 December with a network share of 28.9% over Nine’s 28.4%, while the ABC had 17.1% and Ten took 16.4%.

Seven also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 20.2% share ahead of Nine’s 19.2%. The top multi-channel for the week was 7TWO on 3.5%

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 5 December, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.418 million viewers, including 35,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 3%.

The program with the biggest uplift however was an episode of ABC’s Total Control with an uplift of 51% and had a total of 854,000 viewers overall, and BVOD audience of 122,000 nationally.

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