It was a Reality reset last night with two returning shows on the mat, proving to be good news for Nine and TEN.
The Voice (949,000) and MasterChef Australia (890,000) were locked in a two-way tussle at the expense of House Rules (607,000). While Sydney & Brissy were locked on Nine, Melbourne & Adelaide Melbourne preferred TEN’s cook-off, and Perth ever-loyal to Seven. Both MasterChef and House Rules returned lower than 2017.
After 9pm Media Watch won its slot with 528,000 viewers, ahead of Roseanne, a Stan Walker special and The Mentor.
Elsewhere Australian Story and Four Corners were both down on last week.
Seven News, ACA and The Chase won their slots.
Nine network won Monday with 28.6% then Seven 26.5%, TEN 20.5%, ABC 16.8% and SBS 7.6%.
Nine News (1.03m / 1.02m) led for Nine then The Voice (949,000), A Current Affair (912,000), Hot Seat (581,000 / 363,000), Stan Walker: Fight of His Life (397,000). Footy Classified was 105,000 in 3 cities. 100% Footy was 61,000 in 2 cities.
Seven News was #1 with 1.1m / 1.07m for Seven followed by Home and Away (693,000), The Chase (697,000), House Rules (607,000) and The Mentor (369,000).
MasterChef Australia (890,000) was best for TEN followed by The Project (587,000 / 379,000), TEN Eyewitness News (483,000), Roseanne (401,000) and Family Feud (345,000). A Montreal Comedy Festival special was 145,000.
ABC News (749,000), 7:30 (616,000), Australian Story (542,000), Media Watch (528,000), Four Corners (511,000), Q&A (367,000), and Think Tank (238,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Elizabeth (280,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (219,000), Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (218,000) and SBS World News (167,000).
News Breakfast: 113,000 / 48,000
OzTAM Overnight: Monday 7 May 2018