TEN’s fast-tracking of new content hasn’t managed to improve the network’s standing -but all is not lost, with high profile shows on the way.
New episodes of New Girl could only manage 425,000 last night, light years away from the 1.27m its premiere snared in January.
The night was dominated by Seven Network with a 33.8% share then Nine 27.6%, ABC 19.6%, TEN 15.3% and SBS 3.7%.
The X Factor Performance was 1.43m for Seven then Seven News (1.4m), Today Tonight (1.08m), Home and Away (1.03m), GCB (638,000), Deal or No Deal (570,000) and Up All Night (330,000).
Nine News led for Nine on 1.18m then ACA (1.1m), Big Brother (incorrectly coded with ‘Nominations’ on 946,000), the final episode of Underbelly: Badness (861,000), Hot Seat (616,000) and Person of Interest (553,000 / ep 2 was 184,000 in 3 cities).
ABC News topped ABC1 with 1.08m followed by Australian Story (968,000), 7:30 was very strong on 906,000, Media Watch (621,000), Q & A (572,000), Four Corners (567,000) and Restoration Man (279,000).
TEN News was 720,000 for TEN. Modern Family was 626,000, Can of Worms was 565,000, New Girl was 425,000 / 410,000, The Project 6pm was 387,000 and Hawaii Five-0 was 307,000.
SBS ONE had a tough night with Mythbusters (249,000), World News Australia (182,000), Derren Brown Investigates (122,000) and Shameless (82,000).
Big Bang led multichannels with 327,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 43,000 / 25,000