So how did the first of the four epic episodes with the Bankstown boy go for the ABC last night? Well, pretty strong. Keating was the second most popular program at 8.30pm with (1.314 million national/ 886,000 metro/ 528,000 regional viewers) after Seven's Dancing With The Stars (1.808 million national/ 1.204 million metro/ 606,000 regional viewers).

Seven won the night easily in metro and regional markets in All People and the demographics. Home and Away at 7pm -- 1.607 million national/ 1.041 million metro/ 566,000 regional viewers -- was the fourth most watched program nationally and metro markets.