seven news TV ratings
(Image: Seven News)

Seven News, with 1.44 million, was the top program nationally both in the metros and regionally. The Block was second and Nine News was third. But it was still Nine’s night overall, from Seven and Ten.

In the morning Insiders regained the half a million mark nationally to end with 537,000 — a good result from host Fran Kelly. Seven’s Australia’s Got Talent — 1.089 million — down from a week earlier. Australian Survivor on Ten pulled in 966,000.

In the regions it was Seven News with 505,000, The Block with 404,000, Australia’s Got Talent with 392,000, the 6pm Nine/NBN News with 382,000 and the 7pm ABC News with 316,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (33.2%)
  2. Seven (27.4%)
  3. Ten (19.3%)
  4. ABC (14.1%)
  5. SBS (6.0%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (24.5%)
  2. Seven (18.5%)
  3. Ten (13.4%)
  4. ABC (9.2%)
  5. SBS ONE (3.2%)

Top 5 digital channels:

  1. GO (4.4%)
  2. 7mate (4.2%)
  3. 10 Bold (3.7%)
  4. 7TWO (2.7%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy (2.6%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.44 million
  2. The Block (Nine) — 1.37 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.25 million
  4. Australia’s Got Talent (Seven) — 1.08 million
  5. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 967,000
  6. Australian Survivor (Ten) — 966,000
  7. 7pm ABC News — 915,000
  8. Sunday Night (Seven) — 649,000
  9. Judy Dench’s Wild Borneo (ABC) — 645,000
  10. Les Norton (ABC) — 596,000

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 944,000
  2. Nine News — 876,000
  3. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 677,00
  4. 7pm ABC News —599,000
  5. The Sunday Project 7pm (Ten) — 434,000
  6. Sunday Night (Seven) — 406,000
  7. 10 News First — 268,000
  8. The Sunday Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 231,000
  9. SBS World News — 127,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Insiders (ABC, ABC News) — 537,000
  2. Weekend Sunrise (Seven) — 400,000
  3. Landline (ABC) —339,000
  4. Weekend Today (Nine) —276,000
  5. Offsiders (ABC, ABC News) — 216,000
  6. Sports Sunday (Nine) — 184,000

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