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Masterchef Australia (Image: Ten)

Between Lego Masters (1.39 million nationally) vs MasterChef Australia (1.17 million nationally) House Rules (800,000) was left right out of contention, along with the Seven Network.

Seven’s hour of news from 6pm led Nine by around 400,000 viewers nationally but after Home and Away (1.10 million) the network disappeared again from prime time consideration. In breakfast there was a big win for Sunrise (535,000 national and 317,000 metro), with the ABC’s News Breakfast second (356,000 and 230,000) and Nine’s Today, third with (320,000 and 215,000).

In the regions it was Seven News 719,000, Seven News 6.30 680,000, Home and Away 430,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm 412,000, and 7pm ABC News 408,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (29.7%)
  2. Seven (24.1%)
  3. Ten (20.5%)
  4. ABC (16.5%)
  5. SBS (9.2%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (22.7%)
  2. Seven (16.5%)
  3. Ten (14.8%)
  4. ABC (12.0%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.7%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 10 Bold (3.9%)
  2. 7TWO (3.1%)
  3. 7mate (2.9%)
  4. GO (2.5%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy (2.2%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.977 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.846 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.488 million
  4. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.455 million
  5. Lego Masters (Nine) — 1.397 million
  6. 7pm ABC News — 1.320 million
  7. ACA (Nine) — 1.191 million
  8. MCA (Ten) — 1.178 million
  9. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.102 million
  10. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.088 million

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.259 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.166 million
  3. Nine News — 1.148 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.109 million
  5. Lego Masters (Ten) — 1.035 million

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.259 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.166 million
  3. Nine News — 1.148 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.109 million
  5. 7pm ABC News — 912,000
  6. A Current Affair (Nine) — 864,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 695,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 610,000
  9. iTen Eyewitness News — 505,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 535,000/317,000
  2. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 356,000/230,000
  3. Today (Nine) — 320,000/215,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 339,000
  5. Mornings (Nine) — 195,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 105,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 102,000
  2. Paul Murray Live(Sky News) — 101,000
  3. Jones & Credlin (Sky News) — 95,000
  4. Credlin  (Sky News) — 80,000
  5. PML Later (Sky News) — 60,000