The Glenn Dyer breakdown: As expected, Seven’s night, easily. Nine was especially weak.

The Australian Swimming Championships averaged 576,000 on Ten’s main channel at 8pm and a further 203,000 on ONE at 8.30pm.

The ABC showed a special on Lake Eyre as a tribute to John Bean, Gary Ticehurst and Paul Lockyer who died tragically last year while filming in the area. It averaged 638,000 and reminded us of what we lost.

Ten’s The Biggest Loser averaged 769,000. NCIS at 8.30pm, 884,000. That helped Ten into second at the expense of a weak Nine which just hasn’t any ratings oomph at the moment.

Tonight: The ABC has Woodley and Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight. Weak, avoid unless desperate. Seven has My Kitchen Rules and Please Marry My Boy. Ten has the Australian Swimming Championships and The Biggest Loser. Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation is fading and on its last legs. The Good Wife is suffering as a result. Nine has repeats of The Big Bang Theory and a fresh episode of The Mentalist. The Killing on SBS TWO at 8.30pm.

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

  1. My Kitchen Rules (Seven) — 2.593 million
  2. Packed to the Rafters (Seven) — 2.205 million
  3. Seven News — 1.806 million
  4. Nine News — 1.570 million
  5. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.420 million
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.399 million
  7. ABC News –0 1.398 million
  8. Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.332 million
  9. NCIS (Ten) — 1.247 million
  10. The Big Bang Theory (Nine) — 1.145 million

Metro Winners:

  1. My Kitchen Rules (Seven) (7.30pm) — 1.846 million
  2. Packed to the Rafters (Seven) (8.30pm) — 1.471 million
  3. Seven News (6pm) — 1.229 million
  4. Today Tonight (Seven) (6.30pm) — 1.037 million
  5. Nine News (6pm) — 1.013 million

The Losers: Nine. The below figures are self explanatory:

  • Two Broke Girls at 8pm, 665,000
  • Two Broke Girls at 8.30pm, 463,000
  • Two and a Half Men at 9pm, 375,000
  • Top Gear at 9.30pm, 384,000

Metro News & CA: Nine News won Sydney, Seven News won the rest. A Current Affair won Sydney and Melbourne, Today Tonight won the rest.

  1. Seven News (6pm) — 1.229 million
  2. Today Tonight (Seven) (6.30pm) — 1.037 million
  3. Nine News (6pm) — 1.013 million
  4. ABC News (7pm) — 989,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) (6.30pm) — 888,000
  6. Ten News (5pm) — 662,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) (7.30pm) — 643,000
  8. Lake Eyre (ABC) (8.30pm) — 638,000
  9. Foreign Correspondent (ABC) (8pm) — 574,000
  10. The Project (Ten) (6pm) — 484,000
  11. Insight (SBS) (8.30pm) — 209,000
  12. SBS News (6.30pm) — 198,000
  13. Lateline (ABC) (10.35pm) — 187,000
  14. Dateline (SBS) (9.30pm) — 140,000
  15. The Business (ABC) (11.10pm) — 114,000
  16. SBS News (10.30pm) — 90,000
  17. The Drum (News 24) (6pm) — 43,000

*On News 24 simulcast

In the morning: Ten’s Breakfast suffered another slide yesterday morning.  it averaged 44,000 on Monday for the two hours! Very weak.

  1. Sunrise (Seven) (7am) — 357,000
  2. Today (Nine) (7am) — 337,000
  3. The Morning Show (Seven) (9am) — 143,000
  4. Mornings (Nine) (9am) — 97,000
  5. The Circle (Ten) (9am) — 47,000
  6. ABC News Breakfast (ABC) (6am) — 40,000 (+16,000)*
  7. Breakfast (Ten) (7am) — 32,000

*On News 24 simulcast

Metro FTA: Seven (3 channels) won with a share of 35.2% from Ten (3) on 22.5%, Nine (3) was third with 21.1%, the ABC (4) finished with 16.0% and SBS (2) ended on 5.3%. Seven leads the week with 34.5% from Nine on 23.6% and Ten on 21.6%, Week over! Main Channels: Seven won with 29.2% from Ten on 16.6%, Nine was on 15.9%, ABC 1 ended on 11.7% and SBS ONE was on 4.4%. Seven leads the week with 28.2% from Nine on 17.7% and Ten on 15.2%.

Metro Digital: 7TWO won a close night with 3.2%, from Eleven on 3.1%, 7mate and ABC 2 were on 2.8% each, ONE and Gem ended on 2.7% each, GO was on 2.5%, SBS TWO 0.9%, News 24, 0.8% and ABC 3 was on 0.7%. The 10 digital channels had an FTA share of viewing last night of 22.2%. 7TWO leads the week with 3.6%, from GO and Eleven on 3.3% each.

Pay TV: Seven (3 channels) won with a share of 29.3% from Ten (3) on 18.7%, Nine (3) was third with 17.6%, Pay TV (200 plus channels) ended on 14.5%, the ABC (4) was on 13.3% and SBS (2) ended on 4.4%. the 15 FTA channels had a viewing share last night of 85.5%, with the 10 digital channels on a total of 18.5% and the five main channels, 67.0%.

The top five pay TV channels were:

  1. Fox 8 (2.8%)
  2. TV 1 (2.2%)
  3. Lifestyle (2.0%)
  4. Sky News (1.9%)
  5. UK TV (1.7%)

The five most-watched programs on pay TV were:

  1. The Simpsons (Fox 8) — 101,600
  2. Family Guy (Fox 8) — 89,100
  3. Coronation Street (UKTV) — 76,300
  4. The Walking Dead (Fx) — 72,000
  5. Storage Wars (A&E) — 66,500

Regional: Prime/7QLd (3 channels) won with a share of 34.5%, from WIN/NBN (3) on 22.0%, SC Ten (3) was on 21.3%, the ABC (4) ended on 16.4% and SBS (2) was on 5.2%. The main channels were won by Prime/7Qld on 27.8% from WIN/NBN on 16.7%. The digitals were won by Eleven on 3.9%, 7TWO with 3.8% and 7mate on 2.9%. the 10 digital channels had an FTA total share last night of 24.5%. Prime/7Qld leads the week with 34.2% from WIN/NBN on 26.3%.

The five most-watched programs in regional markets were:

  1. My Kitchen Rules — 747,000
  2. Packed to the Rafters — 735,000
  3. Seven News — 576,000
  4. Nine News — 558,000
  5. A Current Affair — 503,000

Major Metro Markets: Seven won overall and the main channels everywhere. Ten was second and Nine third overall in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. In the main channels Nine was second and Ten third in Sydney. In Melbourne they tied for second. in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, it was Ten second and Nine third. Eleven won Sydney, 7TWO won Melbourne and Adelaide, 7mate won the digitals in Brisbane and Perth. Seven leads the week from Nine and Ten everywhere bar Perth, where Ten is second and Nine third.

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

*Source: OzTAM, TV Networks reports

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