Aussie TV shows go missing from Monday’s ratings

Other than news and current affairs not a single show in Monday’s top ten most watched programmes was Australian made.

The second outing of Nine’s comedy import Hot In Cleveland and Ten’s Undercover Boss both lost around 100,000 viewers on their previous week, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam, while the rest of the top ten featured episodes of Nine’s US sitcom Two And A Half Men and Seven’s FBI drama Criminal Minds.  

Hot In Cleveland delivered Nine with an audience of just over 1.1m while Undercover Boss pulled in just over 1.3m, fourth for the night.

The highest rating locally made drama was Seven’s Home And Away, 11th for the night with just over 1m viewers. Nine’s Rescue Special Ops fell back below the 1m mark.

Meanwhile Seven’s home buyer doco Under the Hammer remained static on its second outing, pulling in 899,000 viewers exactly the same as it did last week. It was 18th for the night. The return of RSPCA Animal Rescue failed to hit 1m for Seven while Ten’s Good News Week was also below that mark.

Thanks to the strong performance of Seven’s current affairs lineup, Seven won the night.

Meanwhile, on the second day of ratings for ABC News 24 being available, the channel was the least watched free to air station during primetime.

Monday evening’s share:

  • Seven: 23.8%
  • Nine: 23.5%
  • Ten: 19.7%
  • ABC1: 15.3%
  • SBS1: 5.9%
  • 7TWO 4.1%
  • GO!: 2.8%
  • ABC2: 2.1%
  • One: 0.9%
  • SBS2: 0.8%
  • ABC3: 0.7%
  • ABC News 24: 0.3%

Monday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Seven News Seven 1.658m
  2. Today Tonight Seven 1.403m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.402m
  4. Undercover Boss Ten 1.337m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.334m
  6. Two and a Half Men – 7:30pm Nine 1.255m
  7. Two and a Half Men – 7:00pm Nine 1.165m
  8. Criminal Minds – 8:30pm Seven 1.137m
  9. Hot in Cleveland Nine 1.130m
  10. ABC News ABC 1.066m
  11. Home and Away Seven 1.053m
  12. RSPCA Animal Rescue Seven 0.990m
  13. Rescue Special Ops Nine 0.990m
  14. Good News Week Ten 0.924m
  15. Criminal Minds – 9:30pm Seven 0.918m
ABC1: 15.3% ABC1: 13.9%
Seven: 23.8% Seven: 24.2%
Nine: 23.5% Nine: 23.8%
Ten: 19.7% Ten: 19.2%
SBS1: 5.9% SBS1: 4.7%
ABC2: 2.1% ABC2: 1.3%
ABC3: 0.7% ABC3: 0.5%
ABC News 24: 0.3% ABC News 24: 0.5%
7TWO 4.1% 7TWO: 4.1%
GO!: 2.8% GO!: 4.4%
One: 0.9% One: 2.6%
SBS2: 0.8%

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