There is much to unpack from Monday’s ratings, with a public holiday in several states impacting morning, but also boosting primetime….
The Today show hit a record low of just 155,000 viewers.
That equaled 155,000 last November under its former presenting team. The show was also beaten by News Breakfast at 156,000 (112,000 / 44,000 across two channels) with Sunrise again dominant in the slot at 259,000.
But Nine fared best in primetime with Married at First Sight at #1 with 1.03m, again topping the demos, while A Current Affair drew a 2020 high at 805,000.
The heavily-promoted emotion of a contestant leaving Australian Survivor also drew a season high for 10 at 701,000 viewers.
Also in the slot were 7:30 (710,000), Australian Story (662,000 from 8pm) and My Kitchen Rules (483,000).
Later Four Corners led with 645,000, then Media Watch (644,000 from 9:20pm), Botched (404,000), 9-1-1 (387,000) and Hughesy We Have a Problem (351,000).
Nine network won Monday with 29.4% then Seven 24.8%, ABC 20.0%, 10 19.5% and SBS 6.3%.
Nine News drew 925,000 / 915,000 for Nine. Hot Seat was 487,000 / 300,000.
Seven News led its slot at 1.02m / 988,000 for Seven. Home and Away was 602,000 then The Chase (545,000 / 325,000).
ABC News (699,000), Q&A (412,000), The Drum (172,000) also comprised ABC’s night.
The Project pulled 518,000 / for 10. 10 News First was 403,000 / 232,000.
On SBS it was SBS World News (150,000), Planet Expedition (112,000), Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m A Doctor (109,000) and Michael Mosley: Medical Mavericks (94,000).
NCIS led multichannels at 172,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 9 March 2020