Seven News on top as news boss departs

Seven News was strong on Monday at 1.5m viewers. Wins for Farmer Wants a Wife, ACA and Media Watch.

Seven had another winning night on Monday.

Farmer Wants a Wife led entertainment at 998,000 in National TV Audience.

That eclipsed a battle between 7:30 (743,000), Australian Story (710,000), Lego Masters (707,000) and MasterChef Australia (687,000).

Later Media Watch drew 671,000 then Four Corners (651,000), 9-1-1 (427,000), Paramedics (418,000) and FBI Most Wanted (249,000 / 183,000).

On the day a news boss was announced as departing Seven News was very strong at 1.5m, with wins in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Home & Away scored 881,000, second best in entertainment, then The Chase (765,000) and SWAT (179,000).

Nine News averaged 1.28m for Nine (winning Sydney & Melbourne). A Current Affair won with 1.03m then Tipping Point (747,000). Footy Classified was 134,000 then 100% Footy (92,000) in their markets.

ABC News drew 927,000. Hard Quiz (381,000) and Q+A (306,000) followed.

The Project pulled 370,000 for 10. Deal or No Deal was 348,000 then 10 News First (343,000). The debut of 10’s Late News drew 116,000 at 10:30pm.

On SBS it was SBS World News (209,000 / 149,000), Tony Robinson’s Marvellous Machines (170,000), Secrets of the Tower of London (145,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (109,000) and Mastermind (101,000).

Sunrise: 396,000
Today: 333,000
News Breakfast: 252,000

National Total TV: Monday 29 April 2024

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