The X Factor topped the night once again 1.64m viewers in Preliminary figures. The live show ran overtime so that figure is expected to be adjusted ever so slightly to 1.63m.
A number of readers registered the late start for Smash in TV Tonight‘s new Late List as starting at 9:51pm. The Late List already has 84 entries since being launched on Sunday. First results will be published soon.
The night was easily won by the Seven Network on 36.3% then Nine 23.9%, ABC 18.6%, TEN 15.7% and SBS 5.4%.
The X Factor (now coded as X Factor Performance) was 1.64m in preliminary figures for Seven then Seven News (1.16m), Today Tonight (998,000), Home and Away (935,000), Smash (820,000 preliminary) and Deal or No Deal (519,000).
Nine News was best for Nine on 1.08m followed by Big Brother 1.00m, ACA (978,000), Big Bang (697,000), Hot Seat (535,000), Anger Management (468,000) and Episodes (281,000).
ABC News won its timeslot with 1.08m for ABC1 then 7:30 (742,000), Rick Stein’s Spain (632,000), Qi (619,000), Poh’s Kitchen Lends a Hand (552,000) and Artscape (291,000).
TEN News at Five (677,000) was best for TEN. Modern Family was 485,000, NCIS was 483,000, NCIS: LA was 456,000, The Project 6pm was 423,000 but I Will Survive was crushed on just 277,000 -fifth in its slot and it’s lowest figure so far.
Who Do You Think You Are? pulled 339,000 for SBS ONE then Insight on 234,000, World News Australia on 146,000 and Dateline on 137,000.
Neighbours led multichannels with 284,000.