Hamish and Andy go north for Nine

16 July 2014

Hamish and Andy pulled in more than a million viewers for the first time in their Gap Year in South America series last night.

The comedy duo's program, on Nine, won 1.014 million viewers across Australia's five metro areas, making it the sixth most-watched free-to-air TV show. Last week, the program won 967,000 viewers.

Seven's The X Factor was just pipped to the top spot by Nine News, which won 1.250 million viewers. The X Factor had an audience of 1.245 million, according to preliminary overnight ratings figures from OzTam.

Ten's Family Feud, meanwhile, improved on its second outing last night, winning 719,000 viewers, compared to its debut to 690,000 on Monday night.

Ten's MasterChef Australia finished in seventh place, with 973,000 people tuning in, while Seven's Winners and Losers rounded out the top 10, with an audience of 952,000.

US sci fi drama Under The Dome was slightly down on last week's 546,000 viewers, with 520,000 putting it in 20th position.

And Nine's Inside Story special on the Gerard Baden-Clay murder trial was the 19th most-watched program with 551,000 viewers.

Seven won the biggest share of the free-to-air audience last night, taking 31.1%, followed by Nine with 27.8%. Ten took 20.3%, while the ABC won 14.2%.

Completing the top 10 was Seven News, third with an audience of 1.206 million, Nine News at 6.30, fourth with 1.090 million, Seven's Today Tonight, fifth with 1.082 million, Nine's A Current Affair, seventh with 991,000, and Seven's Home and Away, ninth with 957,000.

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