Seven won last night's programming comfortably, with ABC's Clive James interview the only other option that came close.
Current affairs programs were the big winners this weekend, while Nine's ratings plummet thanks to poor programming.
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According to reports seeping out of the besieged Nine Network newsrooms around the country, new news and current affairs boss, John Westacott, has decreed that he wants to see fewer blondes and more grunt from reporters.
Garry Linnell is leaving Nine, railing at the lack of support from Nine management. That's because Jeff Browne tried to recruit Adam Boland from Seven to "smash Nine's news and current affairs culture": that presumably included Linnell, writes Glenn Dyer.
Television remains the main source of international and domestic news and current affairs for Australians, according to Roy Morgan research, although the internet is creeping up.