Australian Open’s first night airs to 635K metro viewers as Nine wins Monday

Nine’s Australian Open won entertainment on Monday night as the network also celebrated the overall network share win.

The first night session of the tennis tournament, which saw Ash Barty (AUS) play against Lesia Tsurenko (UKR), and Feliciano Lopez (ESP) versus John Millman (AUS), aired to 635,000 metro viewers.

Australian tennis player, Ash Barty (pictured)

The night session of the Australian Open also won key advertising demo, 16-39. The Australian Open day one aired to 266,000 metro viewers.

Next in entertainment was an episode of Ten’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here which had an average metro audience of 602,000, while also winning key advertising demos, 18-49, and 25-54.

ABC’s Back Roads aired to 462,000 metro viewers, followed by an episode of The Project on Ten which brought in 452,000

The #1 program on Monday was Seven News which aired to 1.002 million metro viewers, while Seven News at 6:30  had 908,000 metro viewers, and Nine News on 876,000.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 32.1 over Seven’s 24.2%, while Ten had a 20.3% share, and the ABC took a 15.2% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Monday was 7Mate with a share of 4.4%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 10 January, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.508 million viewers, including 32,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 2%.

The program with the biggest uplift however was an episode of Ten’s I’m A Celebrity with an uplift of 19% and had a total of 1.023 million viewers overall, and BVOD audience of 95,000 nationally.

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