The X Factor sings with 1.5m for Monday
Ratings: The X Factor topped Monday night with an impressive 1.5m viewers, in a night that proved to be a close tussle.
Seven network was 30.8% then Nine 29.2%, ABC 18.6%, TEN 16.3% and SBS 5.1%.
Following X Factor for Seven was Seven News (1.27m), Today Tonight (1.06m), Home and Away (983,000), Mr. Selfridge (789,000), Deal or No Deal (534,000) and Mrs. Brown’s Boys (362,000).
Nine News won its slot with 1.35m for Nine then the final Hamish and Andy’s Gap Year Asia (1.3m), A Current Affair (1.26m), Big Brother (910,000), Hot Seat (689,000), Big Bang (410,000 / 392,000) and Footy Classified (219,000 in 3 cities).
ABC News (889,000) was best for ABC1 followed by Australian Story (767,000), 7:30 (744,000), Four Corners (738,000), Media Watch (655,000), and Q & A (617,000).
MasterChef (742,000) led TEN’s night then TEN News (654,000), The Project (644,000), Wanted (451,000) and The Simpsons (421,000). The Americans season ended on 203,000.
Beat the Ancestors, Housos and How To Be More Creative were all 235,000 for SBS ONE -that’s 100% retention! World News Australia was 217,000 and Bogan Pride was 135,000.
Neighbours led multichannels with a very good 360,000.
I will file afternoon news results tomorrow as it appears the numbers did not adjust for Nine’s late change.
ABC News Breakfast: 57,000 / 43,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 19 August 2013