Four Corners interview nabs headlines on good Monday for ABC
Ratings: Seven wins the night with a little help from Big Bang repeats used against Nine.
A bizarre Four Corners interview by “embattled power couple” Kathy Jackson and Michael Lawler has attracted plenty of comment today, after bizarre answers and the dropping of the ‘C-bomb.’
ABC scored 855,000 viewers for the episode, second best on their schedule in what turned out to be a very consistent evening.
Seven won Monday with The X Factor‘s 1.03m lifting slightly on last week. Seven also drew upon Big Bang repeats to help take the night.
Nine’s Block proved stronger at 1.08m while Have You Been Paying Attention? rose above its TBL Families lead-in.
Seven network won with a 28.8% share then Nine 27.3%, ABC 21.0%, TEN 17.7% and SBS 5.2%.
Seven News was best for Seven with 1.04m / 989,000 then The X Factor (1.03m), Home and Away (799,000), The Chase (619,000 / 399,000) and The Big Bang Theory (560,000 / 446,000). Grey’s Anatomy was 212,000.
Nine News (1.09m / 984,000) led for Nine then The Block (1.08m), A Current Affair (1.01m), Married at First Sight UK (569,000) and Hot Seat (528,000). CSI was 300,000 / 169,000.
ABC News (905,000) topped ABC’s night then Four Corners (855,000), 7:30 (852,000), Australian Story (817,000), Media Watch (752,000) and Q & A (575,000).
The Project (607,000 / 499,000) was best for TEN. Have You Been Paying Attention? was 575,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 521,000, TBL Families was 499,000, and Homeland was 180,000.
On SBS it was Dogs: Their Secret Lives (260,000), Worst Place to be a Pilot (174,000), Rise of the Machines (154,000) and SBS World News (106,000).
7TWO’s A Touch of Frost topped multichannels at 277,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 100,000 / 46,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 19 October 2015.