Seven built its Monday night around Jessica Mauboy, first performing in The X Factor ahead of a timeslot win by The Secret Daughter.
The drama drew 836,000 viewers, slightly down on last week’s 862,000, but proving to be a sustained audience. It finished ahead of Have You Been Paying Attention? with a strong 766,000 and Nine’s Hyde & Seek (656,000), slightly up on last week. TEN’s quiz show topped two demos last night. But TEN dropped the ball once the show was over.
The Block again won its slot over X Factor and Australian Survivor which were both neck and neck.
The second part of Sally Faulkner’s Australian Story dipped again for ABC, from 688,000 to 642,000.
Seven network won the night with 29.5% then Nine 27.1%, ABC 19.2%, TEN 18.9% and SBS 5.2%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.02m / 1.02m for Seven then The Secret Daughter (836,000), The X Factor (756,000), Home and Away (701,000), The Chase (612,000 / 374,000) and The Catch (403,000 / 209,000).
The Block (946,000) led for Nine then Nine News (910,000 / 908,000), A Current Affair (831,000), Hyde and Seek (656,000), Hot Seat (504,000) and Australian Crime Stories (378,000).
ABC News (789,000) was best for ABC followed by 7:30 (723,000), Australian Story (642,000), Four Corners (529,000), Q&A (507,000) and Media Watch (493,000).
Have You Been Paying Attention? (766,000) topped TEN’s night. Australian Survivor drew 750,000, The Project was 609,000 / 352,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 430,000, Life in Pieces was 292,000 and The Odd Couple was just 125,000.
The Supervet (216,000), The Supervet: Bionic Stories (174,000), SBS World News (145,000) and For the Love of Meat with Matthew Evans (86,000) rounded out the night for SBS.
7mate’s Highway Patrol (261,000) topped multichannels.
ABC News Breakfast: 91,000 / 52,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 24 October 2016