Local content rules, Seven wins Monday.
Ratings: TEN's local comedy is thumping Big Bang, in another sign viewers prefer home-grown telly.
Just how strong is local content over imports? Very.
Take a look at Monday’s rankings and you’ll find just 1 title in the top 20 that was not Australian-produced: a Canadian doco screened by Four Corners.
Meanwhile a new episode of Big Bang is being thumped by the local jokesters of Have You Been Paying Attention?
At 7:30 True Story won with 1.03m ahead of House Rules (1.02m) and MasterChef (839,000) with Habibs at 638,000.
Around 8:40 Have You Been Paying Attention? took honours at 805,000 over Wanted‘s 759,000 -its best this season-, Four Corners‘ 548,000 and Big Bang on just 446,000.
Earlier Seven News won its slot as did A Current Affair, in one of its better episodes this year.
Without Tony Jones hosting, Q&A took a dip at ABC.
Seven network won Monday with 30.6% then Nine 25.4%, TEN 20.8%, ABC 17.3% and SBS 6.1%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.22m / 1.11m for Seven then House Rules (1.02m), Home and Away (784,000), Wanted (759,000), The Chase (724,000 / 463,000) and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (373,000).
Nine News (1.06m / 1.05m) led for Nine then True Story with Hamish & Andy (1.03m), A Current Affair (960,000), Here Come the Habibs (638,000), Hot Seat (568,000 / 343,000) and The Big Bang Theory (446,000 / 352,000). Footy Classified was 168,000 in 3 cities. Botched was 141,000.
MasterChef Australia (839,000) was best for TEN then Have You Been Paying Attention? (805,000), The Project (605,000 / 429,000), TEN Eyewitness News (535,000) and Family Feud (415,000). Life in Pieces drew 229,000 and Prison Break slumped to a paltry 70,000.
ABC News (826,000), Australian Story (664,000), Four Corners (548,000), Media Watch (517,000), 7:30 (512,000) and Q&A (397,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (211,000), SBS World News (146,000) and Dr. Christian Will See You Now (132,000).
Shaun the Sheep showed off again with 234,000 topping multichannels.
News Breakfast: 100,000 / 63,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 19 June 2017