(Image: Ten)

Only one program of note last night — The Masked Singer — the reveal of which averaged 1.31 million nationally, up 138,000 from Monday night. The lead-up had 1.12 million, up 130,000 from Monday night.

Ten won the main channels, narrowly, Nine won total people, narrowly; Ten won the demos, easily. And that was the night. Nothing else was worth watching. The ABC’s latest eco-warrior series Fight for Planet A had 803,000 nationally — credible — while Anh’s Brush With Fame before it had 986,000.

In breakfast it was Sunrise with 419,000 national and 286,000 metro viewers, ABC News Breakfast 340/219,000, and Today 306,000/206,000.

In regional markets: Seven News, 647,000, Seven News 6.30, 605,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm, 405,000, Home and Away, 379,000, The Masked Singer – Reveal, 373,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (25.2%)
  2. Seven (25.0%)
  3. ABC (22.4%)
  4. Ten (19.3%)
  5. SBS (8.1%)

Network main channels:

  1. Ten (16.4%)
  2. Nine (16.2%)
  3. Seven (15.2%)
  4. ABC (14.4%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.7%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (4.1%)
  2. 10 Bold (3.8%)
  3. 7TWO (3.3%)
  4. 9Life (2.9%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy (2.6%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.791 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.654 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.345 million
  4. The Masked Singer Reveal (Ten) — 1.315 million
  5. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.302 million
  6. The Masked Singer (Ten) — 1.129 million
  7. 7pm ABC News — 1.222 million
  8. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.050 million
  9. A Current Affair (Nine)  —- 997,000
  10. Home and Away (Seven) —990,000

Top metro programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.143 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.049 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.039 million

Losers: A close night, if you didn’t like “singing” then bad luck.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.143 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.049 million
  3. Nine/NBN News — 1.039 million
  4. Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 976,000
  5. 7pm ABC News – 764,000
  6. ACA (Nine) — 697,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 583,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 538,000
  9. Ten News First — 429,000
  10. The Project 6.30 (Ten) — 370,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 491,000/286,000
  2. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 340,000/219,000
  3. Today (Nine) — 301,000/206,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 283,000 
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 178,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 81,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. AFL: Adelaide v Collingwood (Fox Footy) — 203,000
  2. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 95,000
  3. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 78,000
  4. Alan Jones (Sky News) — 74,000
  5. Wentworth (Fox Showcase) — 783,000

Peter Fray

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