There was a severe weather warning issued for Summer Bay last night, and for TV networks too.
Home and Away‘s storm week helped Seven secure the night through to 9:30pm. It won 1.2m viewers over ABC News (957,000), The Big Bang Theory (836,000) and The 7pm Project (784,000).
That helped The X Factor to top the night with 1.47m viewers. With its mix of music and personal profiles, it beat The Farmer Wants A Wife (962,000) produced by the same company, The Renovators (745,000), 7.30 / Australian Story (676,000 / 771,000), and Mythbusters (331,000).
At 8:30pm Body of Proof won with 936,000 viewers ahead of Can Of Worms (870,000), the last ever Rescue Special Ops (854,000), Four Corners / Media Watch (625,000 / 624,000) and Swift And Shift Couriers / Pizza (299,000 / 288,000).
But at 9:30pm the new-look Good News World took the lead with 590,000 viewers, just ahead of Q & A on 587,000.
Neighbours topped multichannels with 355,000 viewers.
Seven took out its second night of the week.