Four Corners exposé on Clive Palmer’s business empire won its timeslot last night.
At 932,000 viewers it was higher than some shows on commercial networks could attract at 7pm and 7:30pm. It was the second week in a row of bumper figures for the investigative ABC show, but Palmer rejected the show’s claims in a heated exchange with Lateline’s Emma Alberici.
Meanwhile reality shows My Kitchen Rules and Married at First Sight were both up on numbers from last Monday.
All Star Family Feud took a drubbing, down from 670,000 last week to just 420,000 this week -the kind of numbers that saw Reno Rumble punished in media headlines.
Seven network won Monday with 31.2% then Nine 24.6%, ABC 21.6%, TEN 17.1% and SBS 5.6%.
My Kitchen Rules was #1 with 1.36m viewers for Seven then Seven News (1.15m / 1.07m), Home and Away (820,000), The Chase (713,000 / 477,000) and Australian Swimming Championships (386,000 in 4 cities).
Nine News (1.15m / 1.25m) won its slot for Nine then A Current Affair (923,000), Married at First Sight (874,000), Hot Seat (631,000) and Reno Rumble (420,000).
Four Corners (932,000) led for ABC followed by ABC News (861,000), Australian Story (828,000), Media Watch (817,000), 7:30 (765,000) and Q & A (551,000).
The Project drew (630,000 / 526,000) for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 575,000, All Star Family Feud was 420,000, and Melbourne Comedy Festival Debate was just 396,000.
On SBS it was Secrets of the Brain (231,000), Royal Navy School (180,000), SBS World News (160,000) and Sex Diaries (111,000).
ONE’s movie Sahara topped multichannels with 227,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 80,000 / 43,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 11 April 2016