Not even multichannels could TEN’s raid on ratings last night -with the network having a red hot shot of taking the week.
MasterChef Australia‘s semi final topped the night with 1.44m viewers -its biggest numbers all year. The penultimate episode, which saw Harry leave the kitchen, again topped the Demos. It was TEN’s biggest primetime audience in a year.
Earlier Seven News and A Current Affair both won their timeslots. Love Child was down against heated competition.
But it was ABC’s shocking Four Corners expose that today has the nation talking with Prime Minister Turnbull announcing a Royal Commission. It ranked second in its slot.
TEN network won Monday with 26.6% then Seven 26.4%, Nine 22.7%, ABC 19.6% and SBS 4.7%.
Following MasterChef for TEN was Have You Been Paying Attention? (827,000). The Project drew 803,000 / 522,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 527,000 and NCIS: New Orleans was 242,000.
Seven News was best for Seven with 1.24m / 1.16m then Home and Away (784,000), Highway Patrol (763,000), The Chase (728,000 / 444,000), World’s Angriest (522,000) and Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum (521,000).
Nine News (1.07m / 1.02m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (970,000), Hot Seat (602,000), Love Child (587,000 / 555,000), 20 to One (572,000). Footy Classified was 161,000 in 3 cities.
ABC News (856,000), 7:30 (809,000), Media Watch (757,000), Australian Story (740,000), Four Corners (723,000) and Q&A (574,000) comprised ABC’s evening.
SBS was down with Michael Mosley: E-Cigarettes (200,000), Predict My Future: The Science of Us (163,000), SBS World News (131,000) and The Island with Bear Grylls (96,000).
ABC2’s Peter Rabbit led multichannels again with 337,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 91,000 / 60,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 25 July 2016