X Factor tops Tuesday and NCIS lifts TEN
Ratings: New fast-tracked shows on Nine and TEN did good business, but not enough to stop Seven's X Factor topping Tuesday night.
Last night saw more fast-tracked shows, this time on Nine as well as TEN and both saw some promising results.
Nine’s new Big Bang Theory topped Nine’s night with 1.12m viewers and new NCIS was 805,000 for TEN, helping the latter to defeat ABC1 for the first time on a Tuesday in weeks.
But it was again Seven and The X Factor that proved unbeatable.
Seven Network was 33.1% then Nine 25.7%, TEN 18.3%, ABC 17.3% and SBS 5.5%.
The X Factor Results was #1 with 1.47m for Seven with cowboy Justin Standley sent home, in a tight judge’s decision that saw some questionable intervention from Mel B. Next were Seven News (1.21m), Winners and Losers (1.05m), Home and Away (1.02m), Today Tonight (1.00m), Grey’s Anatomy (635,000), Deal or No Deal (520,000) and Smash (242,000).
Following Big Bang Theory for Nine it was Nine News (1.06m), Big Brother (1.02m) with Ava David evicted, ACA (976,000), Two Broke Girls (760,000), Hot Seat (548,000), Two and a Half Men (471,000) and Episodes (287,000 / 235,000).
NCIS was best for TEN with 805,000 back in its regular timeslot. TEN News was 682,000, NCIS: LA was 611,000, Modern Family was 525,000, The Project 6pm was 414,000 and I Will Survive was again last in its timeslot on 309,000.
ABC News pulled 1.03m for ABC1 then 7:30 (707,000), Qi (665,000), Rick Stein’s Spain (579,000), Poh’s Kitchen Lends a Hand (505,000), First Tuesday Book Club (282,000) and Time Team (253,000).
Who Do You Think You Are? was best for SBS ONE on 325,000, Insight was 243,000, World News Australia was 135,000 and Dateline was 115,000.
Neighbours led multichannels with 270,000.