Well my dears, Mrs Doubtfire gets Ten into top 10

By (incomplete) | 13 August 2014

A re-run of classic comedy Mrs Doubtfire in tribute to Robin Williams pushed Network Ten into the top 10 TV shows last night.

An audience of 891,000 tuned in to see Williams at his gender-bending finest, making it the eighth most-watched program.

Meanwhile, Seven's new reality show Bringing Sexy Back – in the 7.30pm slot against Nine's The Block Glasshouse – won 654,000 viewers across Australia's five metro areas, putting it in 13th spot.

The Block Glasshouse continued to build on its success, as the third most-watched show with 1.091 million people tuning in.

Nine's new doco To Catch a Smuggler, reporting on drug traffickers at New York's JFK Airport, won 532,000 viewers in its slot straight after The Block. That made it the 19th most-watched show.

Seven's Winners & Losers lost out on the top 10 last night, finishing in 11th spot with an audience of 725,000, according to preliminary overnight ratings figures from OzTam.

Nine News won the biggest free-to-air audience last night, at 1.192 million, leading the network to take the biggest audience share – 29.7%. Seven Network took 25.8% and Ten won 23.9%.

Completing the top 10 was Seven News, in second spot with 1.096 million viewers, Nine News at 6.30, fourth with 1.050 million, Seven's Today Tonight, fifth with 1.012 million, Nine's A Current Affair, sixth with 951,000, Seven's Home and Away, seventh with 903,000, ABC News, ninth with 781,000, and Ten's The Project, 10th with 772,000.

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