Dance Boss on Seven was a dud last night — 479,000 in the metros from 7.30pm. That’s a weak fourth in the timeslot. Australian Survivor on Ten had 651,000 in the metros. The Block rules and so did Nine in the demos. Ten ran fourth in the main channels behind the ABC — a weak result for Ten. Have You Been Paying Attention was its best with 759,000 metro viewers.

In the regions, Seven’s 6pm News on top with 603,000, then Seven News/Today Tonight with 511,000. The Block was third with 423,000, then A Current Affair with 415,000 and the The Chase Australia with 390,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (28.7%)
  2. Seven (24.8%)
  3. Ten (20.0%)
  4. ABC (19.4%)
  5. SBS (7.1%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (21.1%)
  2. Seven (15.1%)
  3. ABC (15.2%)
  4. Ten (13.5%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.9%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. ONE (4.3%)
  2. 7mate (4.0%)
  3. 7TWO (3.7%)
  4. ONE (3.5%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy, Gem (2.6%)

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.096 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.069 million
  3. Nine News 6.30 — 992,000
  4. Nine News — 977,000
  5. The Block (Nine) — 961,000
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 880,000
  7. 7pm ABC News — 785,000
  8. Have You Been Paying Attention (Ten) — 759,000
  9. Four Corners (ABC), The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 680,000

Losers: Ten’s Australian Survivor and Seven’s Dance Boss.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1.  Seven News — 1.096 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.069 million
  3. Nine News 6.30 — 992,000
  4. Nine News — 977,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 880,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 785,000
  7. Four Corners (ABC) — 680,000
  8. Australian Story (ABC) — 664,000
  9. 7.30 (ABC) –653,000
  10. Media Watch (ABC)  — 623,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) – 467,000
  2. Today (Nine) – 337,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 250,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 234,000
  5. Mornings (Nine) — 157,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 85,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) – 95,000
  2. AFL: On The Couch (Fox Footy) — 80,000
  3. The Bolt Report  (Sky News) —72,000
  4. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 63,000
  5. NRL: 360  (Fox League) — 58,000

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