The Glenn Dyer breakdown: Seven’s night, completely. Nine and Ten just not in the hunt. Both networks don’t have enough programming, or they are waiting until after Easter when they reckon Seven will be vulnerable after My Kitchen Rules ends.

If the seven day recording figures are any guide, the real metro audience for Revenge for last night will top MKR and go close to 2 million. Revenge is the top-rated seven-day record and watch program, averaging 200,000-250,000 a night.

Ten’s The Biggest Loser at 7pm, 883,000. Fourth on the night. The swimming titles, 503,000 at 8pm for half an hour, a further 233,000 on ONE at 8.30pm.

Tonight: Seven has MKR and Packed To The Rafters. Nine hasn’t much at all. Ten has NCIS and the swimming titles. SBS has Insight and Dateline. The ABC has Foreign Correspondent at 8 o’clock on ABC 1 and at 8.30 a special on Lake Eyre that will be worth watching. Seven will win, week over, again.

The top 10 national programs (metro & regional combined):

  1. My Kitchen Rules (Seven) — 2.548 million.
  2. Revenge (Seven) — 2.433 million.
  3. Seven News — 1.880 million.
  4. The Big Bang Theory (Nine) (8pm) — 1.845 million.
  5. Nine News — 1.619 million.
  6. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.544 million.
  7. The Big Bang Theory (7.30pm) — 1.465 million.
  8. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.436 million.
  9. Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.409 million.
  10. ABC News — 1.400 million.

Metro Winners:

  1. My Kitchen Rules (Seven) (7.30pm) –1.830 million.
  2. Revenge (Seven) (9pm) — 1.724 million.
  3. The Big Bang Theory (Nine) (8pm) — 1.311 million.
  4. Seven News (6pm) — 1.307 million.
  5. Today Tonight (Seven) (6.30pm) — 1.132 million.
  6. Home and Away (Seven) (7pm) — 1.108 million.
  7. Nine News (6pm) — 1.077 million.
  8. The Big Bang Theory (Nine) (7.30pm) — 1.021 million.
  9. ABC1 News (7pm) — 1.012 million.

The Losers: Alcatraz on Nine at 8.30pm, 633,000. It is fading, fading, fading. NCIS Los Angeles on Ten at 8.30pm, 497,000.

Metro News & CA:

  1. Seven News (6pm) — 1.307 million.
  2. Today Tonight (Seven) (6.30pm) — 1.132 million.
  3. Nine News (6pm) — 1.077 million.
  4. ABC1 News (7pm) — 1.012 million.
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) (6.30pm) — 904,000.
  6. Australian Story (ABC1, 8pm) — 666,000.
  7. Ten News (5pm) — 625,000.
  8. 7.30 (ABC1) — 623,000.
  9. Q&A (ABC1, 9.35pm) — 557,000 + 64,000 on News 24 simulcast.
  10. Media Watch (ABC1, 9.20pm) — 555,000.
  11. Four Corners (ABC1, 8.30pm) — 507,000.
  12. The Project (Ten, 6pm) — 444,000.
  13. Lateline (ABC1, 10.35pm) — 284,000.
  14. SBS News (6.30pm) — 165,000.
  15. The Business (ABC1) (11.10pm, repeat) — 116,000.
  16. SBS late News (10.30pm) — 66,000.
  17. The Drum (News 24) (6pm) — 32,000.

*On News 24 simulcast

In the morning:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) (7am) — 367,000.
  2. Today (Nine) (7am) — 352,000.
  3. The Morning Show (Seven) (9am) — 176,000.
  4. Mornings (Nine) (9am) — 101,000.
  5. The Circle (Ten) (9am) — 45,000.
  6. Breakfast (Ten) (7am) — 44,000.
  7. ABC News Breakfast (ABC1) (6am) — 35,000 + 21,000 on News 24 simulcast.

*On News 24 simulcast

Metro FTA: Seven (three channels) won with a share of 37.1% from Nine (three) on 23.9%, Ten (three) was on 18.5%, the ABC (four) was on 16.5% and SBS (two) was on 4.1%. Seven leads the week with 34.2% from Nine on 24.8% and Ten with 21.2%, the ABC was on 15.5% and SBS, 4.4% Main Channels: Seven won with a share of 30.6% from Nine on 18.2, ABC 1 was on 12.3%, just in front of Ten which was on 12.2%. SBS ONE ended with a 3.3% share. Seven leads the week with 27.7% from Nine on 178.5%, Ten with on 14.6%, ABC 1, 12.1% and SBS ONE on 3.6%.

Metro Digital: 7TWO won with a share of 3.9% from Eleven on 3.2%, ONE on 3.1%, GO on 3.0%, Gem and ABC 2 with 2.7% each; 7mate on 2.6%, ABC 3 and News 24 with 0.8% each and SBS TWO on 0.7%. The 10 digital channels had an FTA share last night of 23.5%. 7TWO leads the week on 3.8%, from GO on 3.7% and Eleven on 3.4%.

Pay TV: Seven (three channels) won with a share of 30.8% from Nine (three) on 19.8%, Ten (three) was on 15.3%, pay TV (200-plus channels) was on 14.8%, the ABC (four) was on 13.7% and SBS (two) was on 3.4%. The 15 FTA channels had a total viewing share last night of 85.2%. The five main channels share was 65.2%, the 10 digitals share was 19.6%.

Correction: the Auckland-Manly game in Monday’s reports was actually Auckland-Canterbury. Manly played Cronulla last night (and lost, cheers).

The top five pay TV channels were:

  1. Fox Sports 2 — 3.7%.
  2. TV 1 — 2.3%.
  3. Fox 8 – 2.2%
  4. Fox Classics — 2.1%.
  5. Fox Sports 3 — 1.9%.

The five most-watched programs on pay TV were:

  1. NRL: Cronulla versus Manly (Fox Sports 3) — 289,300.
  2. NRL: Post Match Show (Fox Sports 3) — 130,000.
  3. Cricket: World Series Classics (Fox Sports 3) — 81,500.
  4. Coronation Street (UKTV) — 77,400.
  5. Eastenders (UKTV) — 64,300.

Regional: Prime/7Qld (three channels) won with a share of 35.6%, from WIN/NBN (three) on 26.9%, with SC Ten (three) on 16.7%, the ABC (four) was on 16.1% and SBS (two) ended with 4.6%. Prime/7Qld won the main channels with 28.1% from WIN/NBN on 20.3%, ABC 1 was on 11.3% and SC Ten ended on 10.6%. 7TWO won the digitals with 5.1% from Eleven and GO on 3.4% each. The 10 digital programs had a total FTA share last night of 25.7%. Prime/7Qld leads the week with 34.0% from WIN/NBN on 28.3%.

The five most-watched programs in regional markets were:

  1. My Kitchen Rules — 720,000
  2. Revenge — 708,000.
  3. Seven News — 573,000.
  4. Nine News — 542,000.
  5. The Big Bang Theory (8pm) – 534,000.

Major Metro Markets: Seven, overall and the main channels, everywhere. ABC1 was second overall in Perth and ABC1 was second in the main channels. Nine and Ten were very weak in Perth last night. ABC1 was third in the main channels in Melbourne and Adelaide. Meanwhile, 7TWO won the main channels with wins in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth outright and with ONE in Sydney and Eleven in Melbourne. Seven leads the week everywhere, with huge leads in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

(All shares on the basis of combined overnight 6pm to midnight All People)

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