It was a 7:30 tussle between two shows last night but House Rules emerged victor over MasterChef at 890,000 viewers and 833,000, respectively. TEN’s show still outranked Seven’s in the demos.
ABC offerings managed third in their slot with Back Roads at 635,000 relegating Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation to fourth.
But at around 8:45pm Have You Been Paying Attention? was the clear winner on an impressive 865,000 and topping the night in the demos. That was very bad news for the return of First Dates which tumbled Seven’s audience to a lowly 383,000 in fourth spot. Four Corners and The Big Bang Theory scored second and third places.
Elsewhere a late FIFA World Cup addition on SBS led all networks by about 10:30pm.
Seven network won Monday with 26.9% then Nine 25.5%, TEN 21.4%, ABC 16.8% and SBS 9.4%.
Seven News was #1 with (1.16m / 1.09m), then House Rules (890,000), Home and Away (723,000), The Chase (704,000 / 439,000), First Dates (383,000) and Gordon Behind Bars (140,000).
Nine News (1.06m / 1.05m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (870,000), Hot Seat (604,000 / 348,000), Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (569,000), The Big Bang Theory (508,000 / 390,000). Footy Classified was 143,000 in 3 cities and 100% Footy was 75,000 in 2 cities.
Have You Been Paying Attention? (865,000) was best for TEN then MasterChef Australia (833,000), The Project (591,000 / 413,000), TEN Eyewitness News (515,000), Family Feud (358,000) and The Graham Norton Show (318,000).
ABC News (746,000), Back Roads (635,000), 7:30 (598,000), Four Corners (565,000), Media Watch (530,000), Q&A (401,000), and Think Tank (249,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was FIFA World Cup Sweden v Korea (348,000), Sinkholes: Deadly Drops (235,000), Volatile Earth (196,000) and SBS World News (158,000). A World Cup match between Belgium v Panama drew 115,000.
Love Island topped multichannels at 195,000. Talking Footy drew 91,000 on 7mate. Tonightly with Tom Ballard returned to a lowly 26,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 103,000 / 40,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 18 June 2018.