By the time the final scenes of Winners and Losers bowed out last night the Seven melodrama had moved to the top of the heap, but only because it was pushing 11pm.
The last ever episode rated better in its second hour, at 582,000 viewers, than its first 552,000. Seven did improve on its line-up from last Monday but it wasn’t enough to halt Nine’s raid earlier in the night.
The Block, ACA and Married at First Sight all won their timeslots, with the first two shows up on last Monday and the reality double dominating the demos.
Both Zumbo and Australian Survivor were also up slightly on last week, trailing ABC’s Australian Story.
Have You Been Paying Attention? rose for TEN and once again Seven News topped the night.
Nine network won the night with 27.8% then Seven 27.5%, ABC 20.3%, TEN 19.4% and SBS 5.1%.
Nine News (1.06m / 1.03m) led for Nine followed by The Block (921,000), A Current Affair (908,000), Married at First Sight (814,000) and Hot Seat (565,000). Footy Classified drew 219,000 in 3 cities. Amazing Medical Stories was 171,000 in 2 cities.
Seven News was #1 with 1.18m / 1.09m for Seven then Home and Away (741,000), Zumbo’s Just Desserts (681,000), The Chase (659,000 / 423,000) and Winners and Losers (582,000 / 552,000).
Australian Story (882,000), ABC News (856,000), 7:30 (803,000), Four Corners (733,000), Media Watch (637,000) and Q&A (526,000) comprised ABC’s night.
Have You Been Paying Attention? (707,000) led for TEN. Australian Survivor was 672,000, The Project was 611,000 / 478,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 475,000 and The Odd Couple was 271,000 / 156,000.
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (210,000), SBS World News (160,000), Richard Hammond’s Jungle Quest (111,000) and Antonia Carluccio’s 6 Seasons (91,000).
Something called Wallykazam! on ABC2 topped multichannels with 260,000 viewers.
ABC News Breakfast: 88,000 / 62,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 12 September 2016