Comedy led the way on Monday.
Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy is off to an excellent start, topping the night with 1.28m viewers.
That puts it as the highest-rating scripted show so far in 2017, beating the two Reality shows and topping the demos. Not all viewers chose to partake in Here Come the Habibs (826,000) around what it was attracting when last seen.
House Rules (1.22m) was close behind True Story with Masterchef settling for 767,000.
At 8:40 comedy’s reign continued with Have You Been Paying Attention? ahead of Wanted, Four Corners and the 3+ hour One Love Manchester concert. Wanted‘s return at 698,000 faced tough competition, at half its 2016 debut of 1.42m viewers.
Nine network led in primary channels but Seven’s multichannels pushed it to a win with 29.6% then Nine 29.2%, TEN 18.3%, ABC 17.9% and SBS 5.0%.
House Rules (1.22m) led for Seven then Seven News (1.18m / 1.13m), Home and Away (837,000), The Chase (705,000 / 446,000) and Wanted (698,000 / 534,000).
True Story with Hamish & Andy was #1 for Nine with 1.28m then Nine News (1.13m / 1.08m), A Current Affair (934,000), Here Come the Habibs (826,000), Hot Seat (596,000 / 354,000) and One Love Manchester Concert (566,000).
MasterChef Australia (767,000) topped TEN’s night followed by Have You Been Paying Attention? (764,000), The Project (733,000 / 494,000), TEN Eyewitness News (591,000), and Family Feud (421,000). Prison Break drew just 146,000.
ABC News (869,000), Australian Story (774,000), Four Corners (687,000), 7:30 (680,000), Media Watch (585,000) and Q&A (435,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (197,000), SBS World News (147,000) and Dr. Christian Will See You Now (126,000).
Shaun the Sheep sure was best on multichannels at 246,000.
News Breakfast: 116,000 /
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 5 June 2017