Big Brother is off to a strong start, levelling the playing field between Reality shows.
Seven drew 866,000 viewers for the bulk of the show. It rose to 930,000 for the moment that Laura was evicted, with 853,000 for another segment coded as Arrival. Significantly the show also led the demos. However you look at it, it’s good news for Seven.
That hit rival shows MasterChef Australia at 854,000 and The Voice at 849,000. Numbers were so close there was barely anything in it….
In their wake was Back Roads (655,000) and 7:30 (576,000).
Later Have You Been Paying Attention? was 769,000 then Media Watch (464,000), Four Corners (461,000), 9-1-1 (385,000) and Queen: Days of Our Lives (344,000).
Seven network won Monday with 28.6% then Nine 26.7%, 10 21.1%, ABC 16.0% and SBS 7.6%.
Seven News topped the night at 1.2m / 1.1m. The Chase was high at 714,000 / 465,000 then Home and Away (669,000).
Nine News (1.1m / 1.04m) was best for Nine. A Current Affair led its slot at 818,000 then Hot Seat (585,000 / 328,000).
The Project pulled 620,000 / 376,000 for 10. 10 News First (465,000) and Kinne Tonight (293,000) followed.
ABC News was 761,000. Q&A was 301,000 and The Drum was 222,000.
On SBS it was Secrets of the Royal Wardrobe (190,000), SBS World News (185,000), Michael Mosley: Coronavirus Special (182,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (132,000) and Mastermind (120,000).
NCIS led multichannels at 174,000.
News Breakfast: 114,000 / 53,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 8 June 2020.