masked singer tv ratings
(Image: Network 10)

The Masked Singer’s final reveal did the job for Ten — 1.87 million viewers for that and 1.43 million for the lead-up. An average 1.65 million for the entire program made it a certifiable hit. Once again that boosted Have You Been Paying Attention to another solid audience figure of 1.27 million

Nine’s The Block averaged 1.21 million, Seven ran third and not really in the hunt. Nine had Love Island (401,000, more than 800,000 fewer than The Block). Seven ran Bride & Prejudice at 652,000, which tells us just how big a flop Flop Island has been for Nine.

In regional markets Seven News/TT topped the night with 560,000, then Seven’s 6pm News with 554,000. The Masked Singer final reveal was third with 505,000, then The Masked Singer grand finale with 384,000 and Home and Away with 371,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Ten (26.4%)
  2. Nine (25.4%)
  3. Seven (24.4%)
  4. ABC (15.9%)
  5. SBS (7.9%)

Network main channels:

  1. Ten (20.9%)
  2. Nine (18.8%)
  3. Seven (15.8%)
  4. ABC (12.6%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.1%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (3.8%)
  2. 10 Bold (3.5%)
  3. 7TWO(3.1%)
  4. Gem (2.6%)
  5. GO (2.5%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. The Masked Singer final reveal (Ten) — 1.877 million
  2. Seven News — 1.475 million
  3. Seven News/TT — 1.462 million
  4. The Masked Singer grand finale (Ten) — 1.434 million
  5. Have You Been Attention (Ten) — 1.270 million
  6. The Block (Nine) — 1.212 million
  7. Nine/NBN News 6.30  — 1.138 million
  8. Nine News — 1.089 million
  9. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.052 million
  10. Home and Away (Seven)  — 947,000

Top metro programs:

  1. The Masked Singer final reveal (Ten) — 1.372 million
  2. The Masked Singer grand finale (Ten) — 1.050 million

Losers: Flop Island, Bride & Prejudice, again.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 921,000
  2. Seven News/TT — 901,000
  3. Nine News 6.30 — 866,000
  4. Nine News — 839,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 756,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 631,000
  7. Australian Story (ABC) — 662,000
  8. 7.30 (ABC) — 563,000
  9. Four Corners (ABC) — 433,000
  10. Australian Story (ABC) — 508,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven)  468,000
  2. Today (Nine)  308,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 251,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 215,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) —134,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 77,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 50,000
  2. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 46,000
  3. Kenny on Media (Sky News) — 42,000
  4. Watchmen (Fox Showcase) — 38,000
  5. PML Later, Credlin (Sky News), The Simpsons, Highway Patrol (Fox 8)  — 36,000

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