The Block did well and True Story with Hamish and Andy did well for Nine, as did the Kath & Kim repeats. The first episode of K&K averaged 863,000 viewers from 9.30pm, the second, 677,000.

Nine won the night — end of story. The Block is showing its usual slow burn. Nothing else though is hot. Tonight though, it’s Mad As Hell and Utopia.

What didn’t do well last night was — are you ready to be shocked? — Yummy Mummies from 9.45pm. Just 392,0000 national viewers watched — many of those were probably horrified family members who tuned into Seven in darkened rooms at the backs of houses. Shark Tank on Ten — heading to the bottom with 605,000 viewers. 

In regional areas, Seven News was tops with 631,000 viewers, followed by Seven News/TT with 536,000, Home and Away was next with 476,000, then The Block with 446,000 and the 5.30pm part of The Chase Australia was fifth with 436,000.

And if anyone is interested, Karl Stefanovic’s This Time Next Year averaged 1.873 million national viewers on Monday night, making it No. 1, just where Karl loves to be, in the limelight, on top and heading for the exit at Today. (Monday’s regional and national data was delayed by techie problems). So Karl, toss out the alarm clock and ignore the reminder calls — you’re getting out of the early morning ghetto that is breakfast TV at long last, after years of trying.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (30.1%)
  2. Seven (28.5%)
  3. Ten (18.9%)
  4. ABC (15.8%)
  5. SBS (6.7%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (22.1%)
  2. Seven (18.7%)
  3. Ten (13.2%)
  4. ABC (10.81%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.5%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (3.9%)
  2. Gem (3.4%)
  3. ABC 2 (3.2%)
  4. 7TWO, ONE (3.1%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News  — 1.710 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.485 million
  3. The Block (Nine) — 1.481million
  4. Nine/NBN News (6.30pm) — 1.366 million
  5. Nine/NBN News — 1.332 million
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.316 million
  7. True Story (Nine) — 1.278 million
  8. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.252 million
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.089 million
  10. 7pm ABC News — 1.087 million

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.080 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.059 million
  3. The Block (Nine) — 1.044 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.008 million
  5. Nine News — 1.004 million

Losers: Seven was weak (Yummy Mummies, sheesh!). Shark Tank on Ten, merely bait.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.080 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.059 million
  3. Nine News 6.30 — 1.008 million
  4. Nine News — 1.004 million
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) – 896,000
  6. 7pm ABC News —735,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) —5356,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 525,000
  9. Ten Eyewitness News — 474,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 343,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) – 497,000
  2. Today (Nine) – 413,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC,  159,000 + 81,000 on News 24) — 240,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 210,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 182,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 138,000

Top five pay TV channels:

  1. TVHITS  (3.0%)
  2. Fox8  (1.9%)
  3. Sky News (1.7%)
  4. LifeStyle  (1.6%)
  5. Nick Jr, Crime & Investigation (1.4%)

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) – 76,000
  2. Game of Thrones (showcase) — 72,000
  3. Back Page (Fox Sports 501) — 66,000
  4. Jones & Co (Sky News) — 53,000
  5. NCIS (TVHITS) — 47,000

*Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. The data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM. (All shares on the basis of combined overnight 6pm to midnight all people.) and network reports.

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