It was Nine’s night in the in total people and the main channels and Seven’s in the regions. The Voice has lost more ground for Nine — 1.37 million nationally last night for two hours from 7pm (the final half hour making the difference between winning and second to Seven). House Rules was the second most watched program on the night nationally with 1.84 million. But it ended at 8.30 pm and viewers went to Sunday Night which managed a decent 1.31 million nationally. Ten’s Masterchef finished well behind its rivals with 1.01 million nationally. The Voice should really have done better, being the Top 10 elimination. No one qualifies as a must watch at this stage.

In the regions House Rules topped the night with 742,000 viewers, followed by Seven News with 673,000, Nine News 6.30pm was third with 506,000 viewers, Sunday Night was fourth with 496,000 and Nine News was fifth with 460,000. The Voice could only manage 404,000 and Masterchef 278,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (31.2%)
  2. Seven (31.0%)
  3. Ten (16.7%)
  4. ABC (13.8%)
  5. SBS (7.3%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (23.8%)
  2. Seven (22.4%)
  3. Ten (12.0%)
  4. ABC (9.7%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.8%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (3.5%)
  2. 7TWO (3.0%)
  3. GO. 9Life (2.6%)
  4. Eleven (2.4%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News  — 1.859 million
  2. House Rules (Seven) — 1.849 million
  3. Nine News — 1.625 million
  4. The Voice (Nine) — 1.371 million
  5. Sunday Night (Seven) — 1.315million
  6. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 1.141 million
  7. 7pm ABC News — 1.056 million
  8. Masterchef Australia (Ten) — 1.015 million
  9. Poldark (ABC) — 676,000
  10. The Suspects (Seven) — 618,000

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.186 million
  2. Nine News — 1.158 million
  3. House Rules (Seven) — 1.108 million

Losers: Masterchef

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.186 million
  2. Nine News — 1.158 million
  3. Sunday Night (Seven) — 823,000
  4. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 812,000
  5. 7pm ABC News – 735,000
  6. Ten Eyewitness News — 365,000
  7. SBS World News — 225,000

Morning (national) TV:

  1. Insiders (ABC, 376,000, 176,000 on ABC News) — 547,000
  2. Weekend Sunrise (Seven) — 495,000
  3. Landline (ABC) — 413,000
  4. Weekend Today (Nine) — 398,000
  5. Sports Sunday (Nine) — 222,000
  6. Offsiders (ABC)  — 214,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: Footscray v Melbourne (Fox Footy) —284,000
  2. NRL: Parramatta v St George (Fox League) — 218,000
  3. Supercars Darwin (Fox Sports) — 153,000
  4. AFL: Bounce (Fox Footy ) — 113,000
  5. Supercars Darwin (Fox Sports) — 100,000

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