House Rules managed its very first win against The Voice this season, toppling the Nine talent show 1.03m to 989,000. The win was thanks to larger Seven audiences in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
MasterChef Australia‘s highly-promoted “floating ice-cream” was in close behind with 936,000, a lift on last week.
Have You Been Paying Attention? again won the 8:30 slot -save for earlier overruns- with 859,000 and topped the demos once more. It led Seven Year Switch and Four Corners.
Nine’s Lip Sync Battle kicked in at 9:10 challenged by an underwhelming 394,000. Prison Break was even lower for TEN at 9:45pm.
Seven News and Nine News tied in their first half hour while ACA won its slot.
Nine led in primary channel shares but Seven network won Monday with 28.9% then Nine 26.5%, TEN 22.0%, ABC 17.5% and SBS 5.0%.
Seven News was 1.13m / 1.04m for Seven then House Rules (1.03m), Home and Away (760,000), The Chase (738,000 / 482,000), Seven Year Switch (609,000) and Ramsay’s Hotel Hell (309,000).
Nine News led with 1.13m / 1.07m for Nine followed by The Voice (989,000), A Current Affair (948,000), Hot Seat (551,000 / 304,000) and Lip Sync Battle (394,000). Footy Classified was 171,000 in 3 cities.
MasterChef Australia (936,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (859,000), The Project (653,000 / 433,000), TEN Eyewitness News (539,000) and Family Feud (404,000). Prison Break was 222,000.
ABC News (773,000), 7:30 (610,000), Australian Story (606,000), Four Corners (603,000), Media Watch (600,000) and Q&A (438,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was How to Get Fit Fast (169,000), SBS World News (147,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (136,000) and The Island with Bear Grylls (103,000).
Shaun the Sheep sure was best on multichannels at 224,000.
News Breakfast: 103,000 /
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 22 May 2017