The end of a long weekend usually signals high ratings numbers as viewers bunker down for the working week. Last night there were a number of shows with high Monday numbers. But the AFL‘s afternoon event was central to strong numbers by Seven, notably Seven News in Melbourne at a cool 513,000.
At 990,000 House Rules won the three way Reality battle ahead of The Voice and MasterChef. Nine’s Live singing event rang severely overtime with 904,000 in preliminary numbers and 918,000 for TEN’s cook-off.
ABC News, The Project, 7:30 and SBS World News were amongst other titles to attract a Monday lift.
Despite Nine topping multichannels, Seven network won Monday with 29.3% then Nine 28.1%, TEN 19.0%, ABC 18.3% and SBS 5.2%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.37m / 1.16m for Seven then House Rules (990,000) and Home and Away (812,000). The Chase was 490,000 and 279,000 in 4 & 3 cities respectively, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders was 488,000 / 359,000.
Nine News was 1.14m / 1.11m for Nine then The Voice (984,000), A Current Affair (905,000), Hot Seat (618,000) and Adele: Live in London (570,000). Footy Classified was 110,000 in 3 cities.
MasterChef Australia drew 918,000 for TEN. The Project was up at 719,000 / 552,000, Have You Been Paying Attention? was 676,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 549,000 and NCIS: New Orleans was 241,000.
ABC News was high at 903,000 for ABC then 7:30 (689,000), Australian Story (672,000), Four Corners (555,000), Media Watch (554,000) and Q&A (547,000).
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (262,000), SBS World News (178,000) and The Island with Bear Grylls (145,000). A Great Welsh Adventure was 81,000.
Peppa Pig led multichannels at 262,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 90,000 / 44,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 13 June 2016.