Viewers love a good “before / after” reveal, even when they’re not heavily invested in the characters. Seven’s House Rules episode enjoyed an upswing last night taking it across the magic million margin, against the first Live Show from The Voice.
House Rules was 1.04m while The Voice, which dragged on for nearly 2.5hrs, averaged 1.58m in overnight numbers (those figures will be adjusted).
Monday belonged to Nine with a network share was 34.2% then Seven 28.3%, ABC 18.1%, TEN 15.3% and SBS 3.8%.
The Voice was 1.58m for Nine then Nine News (1.38m), The Block (1.24m), A Current Affair (1.07m), Major Crimes (838,000 to be adjusted), Hot Seat (749,000). Footy Classified was 252,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News (1.35m) led for Seven then Today Tonight (1.18m), House Rules (1.04m), Home and Away (1.00m), Revenge (946,000), Deal or No Deal (605,000) and Grey’s Anatomy (432,000 / 286,000). Private Practice was 131,000.
ABC News (985,000) was best on ABC1 then Australian Story (843,000), 7:30 (797,000), Four Corners (723,000), Media Watch (663,000), Q&A (570,000). Time Team was 344,000.
TEN News was 689,000 for TEN followed by The Project (565,000), The Biggest Loser (563,000). All other shows trailed Bold & the Beautiful (427,000) being David Attenborough: 6o Years in the Wild (397,000), The Simpsons (372,000) and the final for Can of Worms (246,000), which will struggle to be renewed on those numbers despite the competition.
Mythbusters was 276,000 for SBS ONE then World News Australia (170,000), Into the Mind (162,000) and Mad Men (69,000).
Neighbours led multichannels with 353,000. First episode of The Feed on SBS 2 was 25,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 44,000 / 28,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 20 May 2013