The Blacklist breaks 1m for Seven

The BlacklistChannel Seven’s audience grew to just over 1m for James Spader’s The Blacklist making it the most watched entertainment program of the night, as Ten’s Homeland was fourth in its timeslot despite a lift on last week’s ratings.

The Blacklist was also second in the key ad demo of people 25-54, preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam show.

However Nine held onto the largest audience in 25-54s with repeat episodes of The Big Bang Theory from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Nine’s new episode of 2 Broke Girls was second in the 8.30pm timeslot after The Blacklist, while Rick Stein’s India had 514,000 viewers on ABC1.

Homeland was fourth in the timelslot with 451,000 viewers on Channel Ten, while their repeat episodes of Modern Family, dropped from the schedule on Sunday night, averaged 655,000 for the network and was its best performing show.

Modern Family was third in the 7.30pm timeslot after The Big Bang Theory and Dog Patrol, which won the timeslot for Seven.

Foxtel’s launch of Coast Australia on the History channel started off strong with 147,000 viewers at 7.30pm, making it the most  watched subscription TV program, according to OzTam. The program following Scottish archaeologist Neil Oliver around the coastline of Australia had almost twice the audience of the second most watched  subscription TV program, Coronation Street.

Sunrise on Seven was the most watched breakfast show with 376,000 metro viewers while Today had 316,000 on Channel Nine.

Channel Seven had the largest share of the audience with 21.9 per cent, but Nine was close behind with a 20.6 per cent share.  Ten had the third largest audience share of 12.1 per cent.

Monday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Seven News Seven 1,172,000
  2. Nine News Nine 1,121,000
  3. The Blacklist Seven 1,017,000
  4. Today Tonight Seven 961,000
  5. The Big Bang Theory -Rpt Ep 2 Nine 950,000
  6. A Current Affair Nine 943,000
  7. Air Rescue Seven 860,000
  8. Dog Patrol Seven 846,000
  9. The Big Bang Theory -Rpt Ep3 Nine 826,000
  10. ABC News ABC1 789,000
  11. Better Homes and Gardens Summer Seven 767,000
  12. The Big Bang Theory – Rpt Nine 766,000
  13. 2 Broke Girls Nine 730,000
  14. Modern Family Ep2 Rpt Ten 655,000
  15. 7.30 ABC1 625,000

Monday’s share:

  • Seven 21.9%
  • Nine 20.6%
  • TEN 12.1%
  • ABC1 11.5%
  • ELEVEN 4.3%
  • 7TWO 4.1%
  • GO! 3.9%
  • ABC2 3.7%
  • SBS ONE 3.7%
  • 7mate 3.7%
  • Gem 3.5%
  • ONE 3.4%
  • ABC News 24 1.4%
  • ABC3 1.1%
  • SBS 2 0.8%
  • NITV 0.2%

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