Nine News and ACA both won nationally last night but the gap is also widening over Seven News and Today Tonight in our two biggest markets.
Nine News was 358,000 in Sydney over Seven News on 267,000, while ACA was 323,000 to TT‘s 272,000.
In Melbourne Nine News had an even bigger lead with 422,000 to Seven’s 281,000 and ACA was 395,000 to TT‘s 252,000.
Just 1,000 split the bulletins in Brisbane while Seven remains the clear winner in Adelaide and Perth.
Seven network was 33.2% then Nine 25.5%, ABC 17.6%, TEN 17.2% and SBS 6.5%.
The X Factor was 1.56m for Seven then Seven News 1.13m, Winners and Losers (1.08m), Home and Away (985,000), Today Tonight (976,000), Deal or No Deal (503,000), Smash (380,000) and The Price is Right (298,000).
Nine News was 1.19m for Nine followed by ACA (1.1m), Big Brother (1.02m), Big Bang (750,000), Anger Management (655,000), Hot Seat (626,000), Episodes (395,000) and Meet the Fockers (305,000).
ABC News won with 1.06m for ABC1 then 7:30 (767,000), Rick Stein’s Spain (667,000), Qi (624,000), Poh’s Kitchen Lends a Hand (468,000) and Time Team (254,000).
TEN News was 727,000 for TEN with Modern Family on 562,000, NCIS on 503,000, The Project 6pm on 470,000, NCIS: LA on 413,000 and I Will Survive still fifth in its slot on 358,000.
Who Do You Think You Are? was 448,000 for SBS ONE followed by Insight (254,000), Dateline (179,000) and World News Australia (167,000).
Neighbours led multichannels with 273,000.