The Voice roars above 2m, but Tricky Business slips

the voice logoThe Voice climbed back over the 2m-mark on Monday night, recovering from a ratings slow-down over the last three weeks.

The song contest, which saw the eight final contestants reduced to four, took 2.154m viewers between its 7.30pm – 9.30pm advertised timeslot. But when shifted to correct broadcast times, took 2.127m across the five city metro market, according to the preliminary results by OzTam.

The shift had less impact on the show than Tricky Business, which followed The Voice on Nine. The drama initially took 1.091m viewers to place eighth. But when adjusted for true broadcast times, averaged 682,000 to place 19th. It fell from last week’s 769,000.

Second in the ratings across Monday was Seven News which took 1.549m, followed by Nine’s The Block on 1.485m.

Ten’s highest rating show was MasterChef with 1.082m, while ABC News was the highest ABC show on 1.053m. The ABC’s Q&A special with prime minister Julia Gillard drew 0.736m.

Given the public holiday yesterday, it was a slow morning for breakfast. Seven’s Sunrise took 277,000, ahead of Nine’s Today, which took 221,000. Ten’s Breakfast rated with 35,000.

Monday’s top 15 shows
1. The Voice – Nine 2.154*m
2. Seven News – Seven 1.549m
3. The Block – Nine 1.485m
4. Today Tonight – Seven 1.296m
5. Nine News – Nine 1.279m
6. Revenge – Special – Seven 1.218m
7. A Current Affai – Nine 1.137m
8. Tricky Business – Nine 1.091*m
9. Masterchef – Ten 1.082m
10. ABC News – ABC 1.053m
11. Home and Away – Seven 1.006m
12. The Force – Seven 0.998m
13. Border Security – Seven 0.924m
14. Ten News – Ten 0.837m
15. Q&A – ABC 0.736m

Monday’s channel share
Nine: 29.6%
Seven: 21.0%
ABC1: 13.3%
Ten: 12.3%
7TWO: 3.3%
GO!: 3.0%
SBS1: 3.0%
One: 2.8%
ABC2: 2.5%
Eleven: 2.5%
Gem: 2.4%
7mate: 2.3%
ABC News 24: 0.9%
SBS2: 0.6%
ABC3: 0.5%

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