News won the night, according to the overnight OzTam figures, with the top five programs of Thursday falling under the news and a current affairs banner, while the Australia vs New Zealand test managed to just slide into the top 10 programs of the night.
Nine News at 6.30pm picked up the top spot on 1.05 million viewers, followed by Seven on 1.04m.
Nine's showing of the cricket managed to pull into the top 10, with 685,000 viewers, just ahead of Ten's Gogglebox on 682,000 viewers.
The top entertainment show of the night was Nine's RBT on 842,000 viewers; the sixth most watched show of the night.
Ten's showing of Jamie's Super Food picked up 629,000 viewers and was the 14th most watched show of the evening.
Gogglebox topped by demographic, winning in the 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54 age brackets.
Seven won the night on 28.3% audience share followed by Nine on 26.2% audience share. Ten followed on 21.8%, ABC on 17.6% and SBS on 6.1%.
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