The Voice, Adele give Nine strong Monday win
Ratings: Music wins over cooking and renovation for a second night, with House Rules fourth in its timeslot.
Last night saw The Voice, MasterChef and House Rules all kick off from 7:30 but The Voice fended off timeslot competition by holding at 1.41m viewers. Paired with an Adele special, Nine enjoyed a very strong primetime share.
MasterChef dipped slightly from Sunday, at 949,000 down from 1.01m while House Rules fell from 830,000 to a worrying 666,000 -fourth in its timeslot.
Even ABC was caught in the crossfire last night with its earlier shows 7:30 and Australian Story trailing their later offerings.
Nine network won with 31.2% then Seven 24.1%, TEN 20.0%, ABC 19.7% and SBS 4.9%.
Following The Voice for Nine were Nine News (1.15m / 1.11m), A Current Affair (1.11m), Adele Live in New York City (830,000) and Hot Seat (646,000). Footy Classified drew 217,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News (1.16m / 1.09m) was best for Seven then Home and Away (755,000), The Chase (688,000 / 466,000), House Rules (666,000) and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (478,000).
Masterchef Australia (949,000) led for TEN. The Project drew 636,000 / 482,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 529,000 and Movie: X-Men Days of Future Past was 415,000.
ABC News (855,000), Four Corners (797,000), Media Watch (756,000), 7:30 (709,000), Australian Story (683,000) and Q&A (555,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (276,000), SBS World News (141,000) and Royal Navy School (136,000). Kebab Kings was 78,000.
ABC2’s Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom ruled multichannels with 282,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 95,000 / 38,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 2 May 2016