The Voice won the first round with 2.02m viewers compared to Seven’s 1.31m for Celebrity Splash (NB: both shows were head to head for around 70 minutes).
Those aren’t bad numbers for Seven at all, but the trend overseas has been for high numbers which drop away swiftly.
Nine network won with a 34.4% share then Seven 31.8%, ABC 17.1%, TEN 12.6% and SBS 4.0%.
Nine News (1.36m) was next best for Nine then ACA (1.2m), House Husbands (1.16m), Hot Seat (721,000) and Person of Interest (377,000). Footy Classified was 288,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News was Seven’s top show with 1.35m. After Celebrity Splash it was Today Tonight (1.17m), Revenge (1.03m), Home and Away (963,000), Deal or no Deal (585,000) and Grey’s Anatomy (453,000).
While commercial networks were hooked on Reality, ABC gave us some meaty news stories last night. ABC News (890,000) led ABC1 then Australian Story (811,000), 7:30 (706,000), Media Watch (649,000), Four Corners (645,000), Q & A (513,000) and Grand Designs Revisited (373,000).
TEN still couldn’t improve its Mondays, with TEN News (721,000) its best performer. The Biggest Loser was 526,000, The Project was 503,000, The Simpsons was 368,000, Can of Worms was 344,000 and Hawaii Five-0 was 222,000.
On SBS ONE it was Do I Drink Too Much? (218,000), World News Australia (198,000), Mythbusters (197,000) and Canal Walks (123,000).
Bananas in Pyjamas skinned the multichannels with 375,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 40,000 / 31,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 29 April 2013