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Ratings: Post-election news & analysis was a winner on Monday while MasterChef & HYBPA? top entertainment stakes.


Post-election interest was high on the agenda on Monday as news and analysis proved to be a big drawcard.

Nine, Seven & ABC news were high for ABC’s line-up, including 7:30 second in its slot, and The Project up on last week. A Current Affair also won its slot nudging a million viewers.

In the entertainment stakes MasterChef and Have You Been Paying Attention? were both winners for TEN, rating #1 and #2 in the Demos. Moving The Briefcase to a later start helped Love Child, and a primary channel win for Nine.

In the end Seven won the night, thanks to its Wimbledon coverage lifting its multichannel share.

Seven network won with 26.9% then Nine 24.6%, ABC 21.4%, TEN 20.9% and SBS 6.2%.

Seven News was 1.22m / 1.11m for Seven then Highway Patrol (758,000 / 736,000), The Chase (756,000 / 488,000), Home and Away (754,000) and Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy (432,000).

Nine News was #1 for Nine with 1.23m / 1.19m followed by A Current Affair (999,000), Love Child (726,000), 20 to One (659,000) and Hot Seat (644,000). The Briefcase was 303,000. Footy Classified was 146,000 in 3 cities.

ABC News (908,000), 7:30 (890,000), Australian Story (762,000), Four Corners (705,000), Media Watch (702,000) and Q&A (676,000) was a solid line-up for ABC.

MasterChef Australia (1.13m) and Have You Been Paying Attention? (803,000) did well for TEN. The Project was 715,000 / 528,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 580,000 and NCIS: New Orleans was 298,000.

On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Wonderful World of Blood (274,000), The Island with Bear Grylls (172,000), SBS World News (160,000) and Tour de France (122,000).

7TWO’s Wimbledon coverage topped multichannels with 267,000.

Today: 318,000
Sunrise: 302,000
ABC News Breakfast: 105,000 / 55,000

OzTAM Overnights: Monday 4 July 2016

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