The end of a public holiday weekend delivered big numbers once again, and many of them went to Nine’s powerhouse double of The Voice and The Block.
The Voice pulled 2.15m viewers for the episode in which it chose the final four: Karise, Rachel, Sarah and Darren. The Block was also a force to be reckoned with on 1.48m viewers. Nine easily won the night against Seven and TEN, the latter just falling in front of ABC1.
Also strong for Nine were Nine News (1.28m), then ACA (1.13m). With The Voice running overtime Tricky Business was 1.09m in preliminary figures but is expected to be adjusted to 682,000 (to be confirmed). Hot Seat was 706,000.
Seven News dominated with 1.55m and Today Tonight nudged 1.3m viewers. Revenge turned out to be a clip highlights special but managed 1.21m, Home and Away was 1.00m, then The Force (998,000), Border Security (924,000), Body of Proof (623,000 / 381,000), Deal or No Deal (519,000 in 4 states).
MasterChef topped TEN with 1.08m. TEN News was 837,000, Last Man Standing was 628,000, The Project 6pm was 518,000, NCIS was 454,000 and NCIS: LA was 402,000. TEN Late News was 234,000.
ABC News was 1.05m on ABC1 then Q & A with guest Julia Gillard (736,000), Four Corners (734,000), Australian Story (719,000) and Media Watch (712,000). 7:30 ranked at 646,000.
Mythbusters was 222,000 on SBS ONE and World News Australia was 198,000.
Neighbours led multichannels with 323,000. Further behind were Spartacus: Vengeance at 99,000, Dollhouse at 90,000 and Fringe at 63,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 43,000 / 19,000
Monday 11 June 2012