Monday Ratings | Controversial ep of FOUR CORNERS lifts for a big win for ABC


This is just all over the place.

Home & Away (617,000) lifts for Seven after a solid lead-in, though Big Brother Australia (568,000) a sure fourth in the 7:30pm timeslot. US dramas 9-1-1: Lone Star (269,000) and S.W.A.T. (147,000) keep a later night audience interested.
Seven first in both primary (19.1%) and network (27.2%) rankings.

A Current Affair (727,000) runs big for Nine, though not as large as last week. Celebrity Apprentice Australia (621,000 show; 679,000 boardroom) offers good-but-not-great numbers for its penultimate episode, landing it second in the slot (650,000 average). Emergency (357,000) carries well from its lead-in, and then the footy codes deliver to each of their markets with Footy Classified (143,000) or 100% Footy (66,000) doing their (uninspiring) job.
Nine second in both primary (18.7%) and network (25.6%) rankings.

The double of 7:30 (682,000) and Australian Story (651,000) go large, delivering a big night for the ABC starting with the 7:30pm time slot win (667,000 average). Four Corners (722,000) absolutely benefitted from a week of controversy about the episode delivering it as the number one show in primetime. Media Watch (681,000) also in the bubble – both shows up by more than double on last week’s figures. Murder 24/7 (298,000) proves to be reasonably enticing.
ABC third in primary (15.2%) and fourth in network (19.2%) rankings.

The Project (318,000 6:30pm; 530,000 7pm) hits the highest it will get this week for 10, and poor old MasterChef Australia (579,000) can’t seem to buy a bucket yet as it slides into a distant third at 7:30pm. Have You Been Paying Attention? (650,000) down marginally on last week though it had some serious competition…and still delivers solid numbers. A repeat of How To Stay Married (157,000) and Just For Laughs (67,000) complete 10’s night.
10 fourth in primary (13.2%) and third in network (21%) rankings.

A repeat of The Secrets of the Tower of London (159,000) starts as good as SBS will get for the night, followed by Secret Scotland (154,000) and 24 Hours in Emergency (109,000).
SBS fifth in both primary (4%) and network (7%) rankings.

16-39: Have You Been Paying Attention? (198,000) drew the win, ahead of Seven News 6pm/6:30pm, MasterChef Australia, and The Project 7pm.

18-49: Seven News 6pm (329,000) landed in first place, beating out Have You Been Paying Attention?, Seven News 6:30pm, Nine News 6pm, and MasterChef Australia.

25-54: Seven News 6pm (392,000) picked up another win, in front of Have You Been Paying Attention?, Seven News 6:30pm, and Nine News 6pm/6:30pm.

A repeat of NCIS (187,000) on 10 Bold won the night in the multi-channel race.

Sunrise (252,000)
The Today Show (185,000)
ABC Breakfast (149,000 (91,000 ABC; 58,000 ABC News))

All figures Five City Metro (5CM); overnights only.

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