The Voice TV ratings
(Image: Nine Entertainment)

Nine’s night despite a slightly weak-rating episode of The Voice (1.16 million nationally, down from 1.38 million a week ago). House Rules on Seven stumbled with just 945,000 (1.05 million a week ago). Ten’s Have You been Paying Attention averaged 1.03 million, 110,000 more than the 923,000 for Masterchef Australia. The ABC was weak from 8.30pm after Back Roads with 923,000 at 8pm and the 7pm News with 1.07 million, and 7.30 with 915,000.

Four Corners and Media Watch were lower — 638,000 and 634,000 respectively and down 300,000 to 400,000 on their most recent highs. Q&A managed to pull in 518,000, down from 600,000 the week before.

In regional markets Seven’s 6pm News stood out with 690,000, then Seven News/Today Tonight with 619,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm with 456,000, Home and Away with 391,000 and House Rules with 353,000. 

Network channel share:
Nine (29.8%)
Seven (26.0%)
Ten (20.2%)
ABC (16.8%)
SBS (7.1%)

Network main channels:
Nine (23.4%)
Seven (17.9%)
Ten (14.8%)
ABC (12.7%)
SBS ONE (5.0%)

Top 5 digital channels:
10 Bold (3.6%)
7mate (3.4%)
Gem (3.0%)
7TWO (2.9%)
ABC Kids/Comedy (2.4%)

Top 10 national programs:
Seven News — 1.78 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.64 million
Nine/NBN News — 1.28 million
Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.27 million
The Voice (Nine) — 1.16 million
A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.14 million
The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.13 million
Home and Away (Seven) — 1.04 million
7pm ABC News — 1.04 million
Have You Been Paying Attention (Ten) — 1.03 million

Top metro programs:
Seven News — 1.09 million
Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.02 million

Metro news and current affairs:
Seven News — 1.09 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.02 million
Nine News — 973,000
Nine News 6.30pm — 953,000
A Current Affair (Nine) — 811,000
7pm ABC News — 741,000
7.30 (ABC) — 609,000
The Project 7pm (Ten) — 543,000
10 News First — 449,000
Media Watch (ABC) — 417,000

Morning (National) TV:
Sunrise (Seven) — 487,000 (Metros: 292,000)
Today (Nine) — 298,000 (Metros: 195,000)
ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 275,000
The Morning Show (Seven) — 261,000
Studio 10 (Ten) — 152,000
Today Extra (Nine) — 92,000

Top five pay TV programs:
Aussie Inventions That Changed The World (discovery) — 79,000
Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 67,000
The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 66,000
AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 81,000
Cricket: World Up, Bangladesh v Afghanistan (Fox Cricket) — 61,000

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