X Factor‘s penultimate episode kicked off in spectacular style with an impressive opening number including past performers, a live snake and water showering down on dancers, and the ratings certainly delivered.
In Preliminary figures 1.67m viewers tuned in for the two plus hours of live songs, giving Seven a powerhouse Monday.
Seven Network was 36.2% then Nine 23.5%, ABC 21.5%, TEN 15.3% and SBS 3.6%.
Aside from X Factor, Seven News was 1.14m then Home and Away (1.05m), Today Tonight (981,000), Castle (920,000), Deal or No Deal (478,000) and The Amazing Race (385,000).
Nine News (1.33m) led for Nine then ACA (964,000), The Mentalist (734,000), RBT (727,000), Big Bang (632,000), Hot Seat (546,000) and Person of Interest (507,000).
ABC News was 1.09m for ABC1 followed by Q & A (840,000), Four Corners (829,000), Jennifer Byrne Presents (820,000), 7:30 (766,000) and Media Watch (757,000).
Modern Family repeats (688,000 / 650,000) were TEN’s best. TEN News was 626,000, New Girl was 437,000, The Project 6pm was 412,000, Can of Worms saw Chrissie Swan live hosting a highlights episode but fell to 364,000. Hawaii Five-0 was just 266,000.
SBS ONE struggled with Mythbusters (177,000), World News Australia (150,000) and Derren Brown: Messiah (140,000).
Neighbours led multichannels with 282,000 on ELEVEN.
ABC News Breakfast: 51,000 / 30,000
Monday 19 November 2012