MasterChef Australia fires ahead in entertainment as Nine tops total share

Last night’s episode of Ten’s MasterChef Australia has won entertainment programming for Monday night, however it was the Nine Network that took the top spot for overall share.

The episode brought in 579,000 metro viewers for Channel Ten, and was closely followed by Ten’s Have You Been paying attention, which also topped all three key advertising demos, with 569,000 metro viewers.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 20 June, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.627 million viewers, including 41,000 on BVOD, and an uplift of 3%. The biggest uplift of the week was an episode of 9-1-1: Lonestar on Seven with an uplift of 64% and aired to a total audience of 350,000.

Next in entertainment, Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior was not far behind, with 562,000 metro viewers tuning in to the season launch episode. Seven’s The Chase Australia followed with 541,000 metro viewers, then ABC’s Australia Story on 512,000 metro viewers, while Nine’s Hot Seat brought in 436,000 metro viewers.

Seven’s Home and Away also had 436,000 metro viewers, with ABC’s Four Corners bringing in 405,000 metro viewers, then the public broadcaster’s Media Watch with 377,000 metro viewers.

Overall, Seven News was the #1 metro program on Monday with 924,000 metro viewers followed by Nine News at 6:30 with 892,000 metro viewers. Nine News had 892,000 metro viewers, followed by Seven News at 6:30 which had an average of 878,000 metro viewers. Nine’s A Current Affair had Nine’s A Current Affair had 577,000 metro viewers ahead of ABC News on 635,000 and ABC’s 7:30 on 595,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 29.4% ahead of Seven’s 23.3%, while Ten had a share of 22.4%, and ABC had a 17.3% share.

Seven also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Wednesday was 7TWO with a share of 3.9%.


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