Magda Szubanski hosts Nine's The Weakest Link

Nine is a glutton for self-administered punishment with The Weakest Link continuing to prove the accuracy of its title — 392,000 national viewers last night. Nine’s Celebrity Apprentice averaged 799,000 across the program. Weak. Lord Sugar looks and sounds very bored.

This all helped Nine lose total people to Seven, but Seven helped itself lose the main channels to Nine — narrowly — with the Good Doctor (474,000) after Big Brother’s 835,000. The final episode of Love On The Spectrum with 680,000 from 8.30 to 10.30pm ruined it for the commercial networks, as did a surprising episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS.

In breakfast: Sunrise, 443,000 nationally and 257,000 metro; Today, 313,000 and 219,000; News Breakfast, 269,000 and 170,000.

In the regions: Seven News, 656,000; Seven News 6.30, 638,000; The Chase Australia 5.30pm, 424,000; Home and Away, 414,000; 7pm ABC News, 347,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (27.3%)
  2. Nine (26.7%)
  3. Ten (19.1%)
  4. ABC (18.8%)
  5. SBS (8.1%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (18.4%)
  2. Seven (18.2%)
  3. ABC (13.7%)
  4. Ten (11.4%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.3%)

Top 5 digital channels:

  1. 10 Bold, 7Mate (3.9%)
  2. 7TWO (3.4%)
  3. 10 Peach (3.1%)
  4. ABC Kids/Comedy.Plus (2.7%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.79 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.72 million
  3. Nine News — 1.34 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.32 million
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.09 million
  6. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.05 million
  7. 7pm ABC News — 1.04 million
  8. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.02 million
  9. 7.30 (ABC) — 879,000
  10. Celebrity Apprentice Boardroom (Seven) — 837,000

Top metro programs:

1. Seven News — 1.14 million
2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.08 million
3. Nine News — 1.04 million
4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.008million

Losers: The Weakest Link, Celebrity Apprentice

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 1.14 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.08 million
  3. Nine News 6.30 — 1.04 million
  4. Nine News — 1.00 million
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 777,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 699,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 570,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 527,000
  9. Ten News First (ABC) — 388,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 327,000

Morning (national) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 443,000/257,000
  2. Today (Nine) — 313,000/219,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC) —269,000/170,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 267,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 155,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 65,000

Top pay TV programs:

  1. Credlin, The Bolt Report (Sky News) —77,000
  2. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 71,000
  3. AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 63,000
  4. Kenny Report (Sky News) — 57,000

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