Seven dominated on Tuesday night, with more than twice the share of TEN, which again landed in fourth place.
Seven was 34.0%, then Nine 23.9%, ABC 19.5%, TEN 15.9% and SBS 6.6%.
The X Factor increased its foothold rising to 1.57m viewers, with the group performance “You Give Me Something” a genuine highlight. It was followed by Winners and Losers (1.3m), Seven News (1.21m), Today Tonight (1.07m), Home and Away (1.04m), Deal or No Deal (519,000) and Smash (501,000).
Nine News (1.1m) led for Nine then ACA (997,000), Big Brother (964,000), Big Bang (655,000), Hot Seat (593,000), Anger Management (586,000), Episodes (404,000) and Movie: The Expendables (381,000).
ABC News (1.06m) again won its timeslot for ABC1 but it’s a big gap for 7:30 (684,000), then Qi (578,000), Foreign Correspondent (526,000), Three Men Go To New England (479,000), Paralympics highlights (353,000) and First Tuesday Book Club (280,000).
TEN News was again the highest rating show on TEN at 648,000. Modern Family was 591,000, NCIS was 495,000, The Project 6pm was 425,000, I Will Survive was 391,000 and NCIS: LA was 314,000.
Who Do You Think You Are? was 343,000 on SBS ONE then Insight (312,000), Dateline (169,000) and World News Australia (163,000).
Neighbours topped multichannels with 276,000.