1.57m as Hamish & Andy soar
Ratings: Gap Year Asia looks set to be an instant hit for Nine, and ABC's Monday line-up remains strong.
Hamish and Andy’s Gap Year Asia was a winner with viewers last night topping the night with 1.57m viewers, higher than their Euro Gap Year debut (1.41m) and their original US series (1.45m) on a Thursday night.
There were some sizeable audiences last night, especially for Nine and ABC. TEN also lifted its share on last Monday.
Nine network share was 32.8% then Seven 25.2%, ABC 20.7%, TEN 17.0% and SBS 4.2%.
Behind Gap Year for Nine were The Block (1.49m), Nine News (1.4m), A Current Affair (1.23m), Big Bang (931,000 / 841,000), Hot Seat (808,000), 2 Broke Girls (516,000). Footy Classified was 237,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News (1.3m) was best for Seven then Today Tonight (1.16m), Highway Patrol (951,000), Home and Away (945,000), Border Security: International (839,000), Criminal Minds (673,000), Deal or No Deal (556,000) and Red Widow (428,000). Travel Unravelled was 220,000.
ABC News (992,000) led ABC1 then 7:30 (870,000), Four Corners (863,000), Paul Barry’s new Media Watch (841,000), Australian Story (819,000), Q & A (768,000), Lateline (386,000) and Seasons (378,000).
TEN just scraped into the top 20 for the night with MasterChef (737,000) and TEN News (709,000). Wanted (649,000) improved on a timeslot that has been tricky, with a pretty good first effort. The Project also cracked the 600,000 barrier at 605,000. The Simpsons was 423,000, The Americans was 252,000 and TEN Late News was 133,000.
On SBS ONE it was World News Australia (179,000), Mythbusters (162,000), Make Me… (128,000). Tour de France had a rest day but highlights were 123,000.
Peter Rabbit shot to 415,000 on ABC2 -give this bunny his own series. Oh wait…
Dance Academy was 108,000 on ABC3.
ABC News Breakfast: 60,000 / 43,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Monday July 8 2013