Nine’s night  in the metros (Seven squeaked home narrowly in the regions) but The Voice dipped to another low. Q&A showed Sunday night’s debate a clean pair of heels so far as the quality of the debate/argument and the pace and interest for viewers. The Voice’s national audience totalled 1.646 million — enough for third nationally, but it was fourth in metros. Something seems to be lacking.

House Rules’ audience dipped after Sunday night’s house reveal, but not too far. It had 1.508 million national viewers, while Masterchef had a solid 1.220 million.

Q&A had 852,000 national viewers (605,000 metro/247,000 in the regions) and out-sparkled Sunday night’s Double D (Dull Debate, not Double Dissolution)  between Mr Turnbull and Mr Shorten.

In the regions, Seven News was tops with 684,000 viewers, with House Rules second on 593,000, Home and Away third with 567,000 and The Chase Australia fifth with 520,000.

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At breakfast Sunrise had a narrow (301,000) metro win over Today (297,000) and a bigger national win.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (29.8%)
  2. Seven (25.4%)
  3. Ten (19.4%)
  4. ABC (18.7%)
  5. SBS (6.7%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (22.5%)
  2. Seven (17.7%)
  3. Ten (14.9%)
  4. ABC (13.9%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.3%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7TWO (3.9%)
  2. GO (3.6%)
  3. ABC 2 (3.1%))
  4. 7mate (2.7%)
  5. ONE (2.6%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.844 million
  2. Nine News — 1.730 million
  3. The Voice (Nine) — 1.646 million
  4. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.602 million
  5. House Rules (Seven) — 1.508 million
  6. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.354 million
  7. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.295 million
  8. Masterchef Australia (Ten) — 1.220 million
  9. ABC News — 1.213 million
  10. Nine News 6.30 — 1.197 million

Top metro programs:

  1. Nine News 1.258 million
  2. Nine News (6.30pm) –1.197 million
  3. Seven News — 1.166 million
  4. The Voice (Nine) — 1.144 million
  5. Seven News/ Today Tonight — 1.062 million

Losers: Look at Q&A’s numbers for last night – that’s how political debates should go, not Sunday night’s sterile affair.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Nine News — 1.258 million
  2. Nine News (6.30pm) 1.197 million
  3. Seven News — 1.166 million
  4.  Seven News/ Today Tonight — 1.062 million
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) – 944,000
  6. ABC News – 822,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 717,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 673,000
  9. Media Watch (ABC) 631,000
  10. Q&A (ABC) —605,000

Morning TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) – 301,000
  2. Today (Nine) – 297,000
  3. The Morning Show (Seven) — 164,000
  4. News Breakfast (ABC,  109,000 + 41,000 on News 24) — 158,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 115,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 78,000

Top five pay TV channels:

  1. Fox Sports 1 (3.5%)
  2. showcase (3.4%)
  3. Fox 8 , LifeStyle  (1.8%)
  4. TVHITS  (1.7%)

Top five pay TV programs:: 360 (Fox Footy) – 82,000

  1. Game of Thrones (showcase) 290,000
  2. NRL: Newcastle v Parramatta (Fox Sports 1) 275,000
  3. Game of Thrones (showcase) 259,000
  4. Monday Night With Matty Johns (Fox Sports 1) 169,000
  5. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) 136,000

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