TV ratings ABC four corners
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Nine wins again with MAFS at 1.72 million nationally and 1.29 million in the metros. Seven’s MKR faded from Sunday night to 1.35 million nationally. I’m A Celebrity on Ten is still hanging on — 817,000 for the elimination and 773,000 for the lead up, averaging 795,000. 

Back Roads on the ABC at 8pm was more popular: 864,000 nationally for the final episode of this series. Four Corners had 818,000; 7.30 had 707,000 nationally. Media Watch around 9.20 pm had 807,000. In Today watch: 196,000 in the metros and 289,000 nationally. That is after 184,000 and 273,000 on Friday. Sunrise 277,000 in the metros, 451,000 nationally. Nine’s pain at breakfast continues.

In the regions, Seven’s 6pm News won with 492,000, then Seven News/Today Tonight with 483,000. MKR was next with 449,000, MAFS was fourth with 443,000 and the 5.30pm part of The Chase Australia was fifth with 327,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (33.8%)
  2. Seven (29.4%)
  3. ABC (18.8%)
  4. Ten (15.7%)
  5. SBS (4.3%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (26.23%)
  2. Seven (22.8%)
  3. ABC (12.5%)
  4. Ten (10.4%)
  5. SBS ONE (2.7%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. GO (3.3%)
  2. 7mate (3.0%)
  3. 10 Peach (2.8%)
  4. ABC Kids/Comedy (2.7%)
  5. 10 Bold (2.3%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. MAFS (Nine) — 1.721 million
  2. Seven News — 1.485 million
  3. Seven News/TT — 1.427 million
  4. MKR (Seven) — 1.355 million
  5. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.216 million 
  6. Nine/NBN News — 1.191 million
  7. ACA (Nine) — 1.081 million
  8. 7pm ABC News — 1.012 million
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30 pm  (Seven) — 889,000
  10. Back Roads (ABC) — 864,000

Top metro programs:

  1. MAFS (Nine) — 1.298 million

Losers: Ten — Celebrity is just not enough.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News —993,000
  2. Seven News/TT — 944,000
  3. Nine News —933,000
  4. Nine News — 925,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 770,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 697,000
  7. Four Corners (ABC) — 544,000
  8. Media Watch, 7.30 (ABC) — 541,000
  9. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 429,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 451,000 (Metro: 277,000)
  2. Today (Nine) — 289,000 (Metro: 196,000)
  3. News Breakfast(ABC, ABC News) — 233,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 195,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 142,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 89,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Paul Murray Live (Sky News), Cricket:Australian Cricket Awards (Fox Cricket) — 51,000
  2. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 42,000
  3. The Simpsons (Fox8) — 35,000
  4. Credlin (Sky News) — 33,000

Peter Fray

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