• Nine starts week at #1 with The Voice & 60 Minutes both up
• MasterChef #1 entertainment as 945,000 see Khanh depart
• Big Brother’s first Sunday draws smallest audience yet
Seven News 1,152,000
Nine News 1,059,000
ABC News 671,000
Nine News Late 625,000
The Project 320,000/501,000
10 News 330,000/244,000
SBS World News 190,000
Seven: The channel has held its Sunday share steady with another 18.3% on the first Sunday edition of Big Brother. The reality show trailed both Nine and 10 in the slot with audiences of 680,000 and 695,000.
Seven’s Sunday afternoon AFL had an audience of 445,000.
The Sunday movie followed Big Brother with 252,000 watching Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Nine: The Voice was up week-on-week with 924,000 after 874,000 a week ago. Standout singers were harder to find as the blind auditions draw to a close.
60 Minutes delivered on its promise of delivery blockbuster news with Labor Party power broker Adem Somyurek subsequently sacked from the Victorian cabinet this morning. The episode did 827,000 after 628,000 a week ago.
10: Charlie Carrington from Atlas featured on MasterChef for a two round elimination challenge. Eight contestants started the challenge with Reece safe holding immunity. After the first round it was Reynold, Emilia, Laura and Khanh left to battle it out. The two lowest ranked dishes belonged to Laura and Khanh with the axe ultimately falling on Khanh. The show ranked #1 entertainment program last night with 945,000, way up on 803,000 a week ago. That helped 10 rank #1 16-39 for the night and #2 18-49 and 25-54.
ABC: Grand Designs was on 495,000 as the UK program continues to get a better timeslot than the Aussie version.
Episode three of Operation Buffalo was on 500,000, up from 476,000 last week.
A series of Australian movies started around 9.30pm with Muriel’s Wedding pulling an audience of 197,000.
SBS: The final repeat episode of London: 2,000 Years of History had the biggest audience with 190,000.