TEN’s Bachelor in Paradise finale scored in the demos and on social media but it wasn’t enough to come close to My Kitchen Rules.
The bulk of the show averaged 662,000 viewers, fourth in its slot, but TEN strategically coded a Proposal separately at 774,000.
Either way it was defeated by MKR on 1.1m viewers and The Voice on 905,000. Australian Story managed third in its slot with 669,000.
By 9pm ABC had hit the front as Four Corners continued. At 622,000 Media Watch ranked above The Mentor, Roseanne and a Sam Smith special.
Seven News, ACA and The Chase again won their slots.
Seven network won Monday with 30.7% then Nine 26.3%, ABC 18.0%, TEN 17.7% and SBS 7.2%.
My Kitchen Rules (1.1m) was #1 for Seven then Seven News (1.04m / 1.02m), Home and Away (743,000), The Chase (605,000 / 383,000) and The Mentor (472,000).
Nine News (1.03m / 990,000) led for Nine followed by The Voice (905,000), A Current Affair (893,000), Hot Seat (531,000 / 314,000) and Sam Smith Live in London (302,000).
ABC News (750,000), Australian Story (669,000), Four Corners (626,000), Media Watch (622,000), 7:30 (620,000), Q&A (417,000) and Think Tank (228,000) comprised ABC’s night.
Bachelor in Paradise (774,000 / 662,000) was best for TEN followed by The Project (551,000 / 364,000), Roseanne (463,000), TEN Eyewitness News (446,000) and Family Feud (352,000). A Montreal Comedy Festival repeat drew 207,000.
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (225,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (218,000), and SBS World News (149,000).
PJ Masks topped multichannels for ABC KIDS on 223,000.
News Breakfast: 101,000 / 41,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 30 April 2018