News surrounding TV personality Don Burke dominated on Monday with both 7:30 and A Current Affair winning their slots. In the end 4 networks were within a 6% share range of each other.
7:30 pulled 863,000 viewers followed by Back Roads also on ABC, Family Food Fight, Instant Hotel, All Star Family Feud and Michael Mosley on SBS.
It followed A Current Affair winning its slot at 816,000 over ABC News, Home and Away and The Project.
But by 8:30pm viewers were ready for a laugh. Have You Been Paying Attention? wrapped its year with 772,000 viewers leading Foreign Correspondent, more FFF and Criminal Minds. HYBPA? topped all 3 demos while running overtime boosted US comedy Man with a Plan (it will be adjusted to 321,000).
Seven News and The Chase won their slots.
Nine led in primary channel share by 0.1% but Seven network won Monday with 26.0% then Nine 25.0%, ABC 21.8%, TEN 20.1% and SBS 7.1%.
Seven News was #1 with 956,000 / 937,000 for Seven then Home and Away (696,000), Instant Hotel (578,000), The Chase (574,000 / 360,000) and Criminal Minds (407,000 / 327,000).
Nine News (886,000 / 860,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (816,000), Family Food Fight (594,000), and The Ashes (481,000 / 445,000), Hot Seat (407,000 / 241,000 in 5 cities). Movie: Burnt was 219,000 in 5 cities.
7:30 (863,000), ABC News (764,000), Back Roads (743,000), Foreign Correspondent (644,000), Media Watch (570,000) and Q&A (435,000).
Have You Been Paying Attention? (772,000) was best for TEN then The Project (511,000 / 379,000), Man with a Plan (503,000), TEN Eyewitness News (471,000), All Star Family Feud (440,000) and Family Feud (337,000).
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Nine Months That Made You (221,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (194,000), River Cottage Australia (178,000) and SBS World News (175,000).
ABC2’s Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom lorded over multichannels with 250,000.
News Breakfast: 114,000 / 50,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 27 November 2017