Ten's screening of documentary The Final Quarter was a sobering reminder of the way that sports media operates in Australia.
A slow night allowed Seven's news hour to again dominate Nine, but the margin could shrink in an instant.
Seven's news programs won the night, but Nine's Australian Ninja Warrior wasn't far behind.
Wimbledon, the Cricket World Cup and Australian Ninja Warrior all pull in good figures — and so too does Gardening Australia.
An impressive showing from audiences for NSW's Origin win belies the fact that fewer and fewer viewers are watching the game.
Seven had a strong night thanks to the tennis, but don't expect numbers to flock back after Barty went down at Wimbledon.
Audiences avoided The Voice's winner's announcement at all costs last night.