Australian ninja warrior tv ratings
(Image: Nine Entertainment)

A standard Monday night — a lot of choice, so viewing was spread across all networks. Australian Ninja Warrior was what made the difference for Nine, with 7.30pm to 9.15pm averaging 1.29 million.

Seven’s House Rules pulled in 949,000 from 7.30pm to 9pm, and Ten’s Masterchef attracted 852,000 from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, then it was Have You Been Paying Attention from 8.30pm with 959,000.

Seven’s 6pm News pulled in 1.79 million and Seven News/Today Tonight attracted 1.64 million (and 1.159 million and 1.075 million respectively in the metros) providing the lead for Seven.

In regional markets it was Seven’s 6pm News with 630,000, Seven News/Today Tonight with 567,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm with 3876,000, House Rules with 386,000 and Australian Ninja Warrior with 368,000.

Network channel share:
Nine (27.7%)
Seven (27.3%)
Ten (19.5%)
ABC (17.5%)
SBS (7.5%)

Network main channels:
Nine (21.3%)
Seven (18.9%)
Ten (14.0%)
ABC (13.2%)
SBS ONE (5.0%)

Top 5 digital channels:
10 Bold (3.7%)
7mate (3.5%)
7TWO (2.9%)
GO (2.5%)
ABC Kids/Comedy, Gem (2.4%)

Top 10 national programs:
Seven News — 1.70 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.62 million
Australian Ninja Warrior (Nine) — 1.34 million
Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.28 million
Nine/NBN News — 1.27 million
A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.20 million
The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.07 million
Home and Away (Seven) — 1.06 million
7pm ABC News — 923,000
House Rules (Seven) — 894,000

Top metro programs:
Seven News — 1.15 million
Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.07 million

Metro news and current affairs:
Seven News — 1.15 million
Seven News/Today Tonight (Seven) — 1.07 million
Nine News 6.30 — 961,000
Nine News — 952,000
A Current Affair (Nine) — 836,000
7pm ABC News — 716,000
7.30 (ABC) — 633,000
Four Corners (ABC) — 561,000
Media Watch (ABC) — 521,000
The Project 7pm (Ten) — 511,000

Morning (National) TV:
Sunrise (Seven) — 456,000 (Metros: 273,000)
Today (Nine) —286,000 (Metros: 204,000)
The Morning Show (Seven) — 262,000
ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) —225,000
Studio 10 (Ten) — 155,000
Today Extra (Nine) — 81,000

Top pay TV programs:
AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 80,000
AFL: On The Couch (Fox Footy) — 65,000
Paul Murray Live (Sky News), Big Little Lies (Fox Showcase) — 63,000
Big Little Lies (Fox Showcase) — 56,000

Peter Fray

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