Nine enjoyed a winning streak through to 10pm last night with Hotplate‘s 962,000 as its best figures so far and the return of House Husbands at 855,000 -up 16,000 on its 2014 premiere.
Seven improved on last Monday thanks to Highway Patrol‘s 789,000 replacing Restaurant Revolution, both of which saw The Great Australian Spelling Bee pushed into fourth place on 655,000.
Elsewhere ABC ranked second with its early evening line-up, while Today had another win over Sunrise.
Nine network won with 30.0% then Seven 25.8%, ABC 20.3%, TEN 17.9% and SBS 6.1%.
Nine News (1.21m / 1.14m) topped the night. Next for Nine were A Current Affair (1.00m), The Hotplate (962,000), House Husbands (855,000) and Hot Seat (671,000). Footy Classified was 239,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News (1.02m / 1.01m) was best for Seven then Highway Patrol (789,000), Home and Away (764,000), Motorway Patrol (683,000), Ramsay’s Hotel Hell (519,000), Million Dollar Minute (501,000) and The Blacklist (359,000 / 263,000). Talking Footy was 20,000 in 3 cities (96,000 on 7mate).
ABC News (853,000) led for ABC then 7:30 (834,000), Australian Story (800,000), Four Corners (621,000), Media Watch (598,000) and Q & A (596,000).
The Great Australian Spelling Bee was down by 29% to 655,000 on TEN followed by The Project (629,000 / 497,000), TEN Eyewitness News (627,000), Have You Been Paying Attention? (601,000). NCIS: N.O. was 188,000 and Under the Dome was just 71,000.
The remarkably-titled Why Are Thin People Not Fat? drew 326,000 for SBS. The Island with Bear Bear Grylls was 255,000 / 232,000 and SBS World News was 144,000.
7TWO’s A Touch of Frost topped multichannels with 249,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 94,000 / 37,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 10 August 2015.