Proposal tv ratings Seven
(Image: Seven Entertainment)

The Block (1.209 million) and Seachange (812,000) did well for Nine. Not it’s 6pm news (1.16 million) compared to Seven’s, which topped the night with 1.55 million nationally. Ten’s Australian Survivor looked good with 1.01 million and seems to be maintaining a solid hold on the demo.

Seven was just not competitive — the heavily promoted new show The Proposal bombed with only 463,000 regional viewers. It followed Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly with 734,000 national viewers. It is just another dodgy marriage show changing viewers who watched Nine’s ratty Married At First Slight.

The ABC was left right out last night but should do better next Tuesday with an inside look at Collingwood Football Club. In regional markets Seven’s 6pm news topped with 565,000, then Seven News/TT with 556,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm was on 396,000, then Home and Away with 363,000 and The Block with 326,000

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (29.1%)
  2. Seven (26.0%)
  3. Ten (21.4%)
  4. ABC (15.8%)
  5. SBS (7.8%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (21.4%)
  2. Seven (15.9%)
  3. Ten (15.1%)
  4. ABC (11.5%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.6%)

Top 5 digital channels: )

  1. 10 Bold (3.8%)
  2. 7mate (3.6%)
  3. Gem (3.4%)
  4. 7TWO, 7flix (3.0%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News/TT —  1.551 million
  2. Seven News — 1.492 million
  3. Nine/NBN News 6.30  — 1.234 million
  4. The Block (Nine) — 1.209 million
  5. Nine/NBN News   — 1.169 million
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.122 million
  7. Australian Survivor (Ten) — 1.013 million
  8. Home and Away (Seven) — 992,000
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 944,000
  10. 7pm ABC News — 893,000

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 966,000
  2. Seven News/TT (Seven) — 936,000
  3. Nine News 6.30  —929,000
  4. Nine News   — 910,000
  5. ACA (Nine) — 816,000
  6. 7pm ABC News – 609,000
  7. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 512,000
  8. 7.30 (ABC) — 500,000
  9. Foreign Correspondent (ABC) —409,000
  10. 10 News First  — 372,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 471,000 (Metros: 285,000)
  2. Today (Nine) —290,000 (Metros: 198,000)
  3. ABC News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) —n/a
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — n/a
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — n/a
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) —4/a

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) —  63,000
  2. Jones & Credlin (Sky News) —60,000
  3. NRL: 360 (Fox League) — 59,000
  4. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 57,000
  5. The Bolt Report (Sky News), Back Page (Fox Sports) , Blazing Saddles (Fox Classics) — 44,000

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