Nine’s million dollar night paid off with Hot Seat nabbing its best figures all year with 749,000 viewers and a timeslot win.
Married at First Sight debuted with 805,000 viewers, up season 2’s 771,000 in an earlier slot. However the strength of Nine’s night was actually The Block winning its slot with 932,000 viewers. That’s ultimately good news going forward.
ABC had a strong night with ABC News and Four Corners both winning their slots.
Seven News won for Seven with Zumbo climbing slightly from its last outing. Australian Survivor improved on its Sunday numbers but remained fourth in its slot.
Nine network won with 29.0%, then Seven 25.4%, ABC 20.6%, TEN 19.6% and SBS 5.4%.
Nine News was best for Nine with 1.1m / 1.05m then The Block (932,000), Married at First Sight (805,000), A Current Affair (804,000) and Hot Seat (749,000). Footy Classified was 205,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News was #1 with 1.17m / 1.12m then Home and Away (806,000), Zumbo’s Just Desserts (769,000), The Chase (647,000 / 428,000) and Australia’s Cheapest Weddings (485,000). Big Bang was 283,000 / 238,000.
ABC News won its slot with 886,000 for ABC then 7:30 (846,000), Australian Story (835,000), Four Corners (809,000), Media Watch (704,000) and Q&A (546,000).
The Project was best for TEN with (768,000 / 538,000) followed by Have You Been Paying Attention? (728,000), Australian Survivor (677,000), TEN Eyewitness News (462,000) and The Odd Couple (320,000 / 203,000).
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (261,000) Yeti Man Myth or Beast? (197,000) and SBS World News (162,000).
Shaun the Sheep sure was best on multichannels with 237,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 116,000 / 53,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 29 August 2016