Bondi Hipster’s real-life story beaten into third by reality TV as Nine wins the night

Christiaan Van Vuuren hospital australian storyNine’s double-episode of House Husbands from 8.30pm drew a strong audience, with 1.079m tuning in for the first part and 953,000 sticking around for the final episode of the series, overnight metro figures from OzTam show.

Last week’s episode was watched by an extra 196,000, boosting its total audience to 1.106m, while last night’s two episodes were the second and third most watched shows across all demographics.

It had a strong lead in from 7.30pm with The Block Glasshouse, which was watched by 1.352m, giving Nine a good win for the night with a healthy share of 26.9 per cent, while Seven lagged behind with a share of 19.9 per cent. The Block was the most watched show across all the demographics.

The X Factor live results was Seven’s strongest performer, with an audience of 1.167m. The Amazing Race Australia vs New Zealand saw its audience drop slightly to 635,000 from 663,000 last week from 8.40pm.

The reality shows forced ABC’s Australian Story at 8pm, which featured Bondi Hipster Christiaan Van Vuuren and was watched by 729,000, into third place. The show’s ratings also slipped back from last week’s 811,000 when Newcastle Herald journalist Joanne McCarthy lifted the lid on her expose of child abuse in the region.

Ten’s most watched show was the second half hour of The Project which drew an audience of 691,000 while Family Feud, which is simulcast across Ten, One and Eleven, grabbed an audience of 645,000.

Natural Curiosities hosted by David Attenborough continues to build its audience, with 549,000 tuning in, up from 506,000 last week. Have You Been Paying Attention had 430,000 viewers, while two repeats of NCIS: Los Angeles from 9.30pm got 217,000 and 149,000 respectively.

The channel managed an audience share of 10.3 per cent, behind the ABC’s share of 13.7 per cent.

On ABC Four Corners had an audience of 763,000 at 8.30pm Media Watch saw 667,000 tune in.

In the news battleground Nine continues to dominate, drawing an audience of 1.219m at 6pm and a 6:30pm audience of 1.164m. Seven News had 1.131m, dropping off to 1.093m at 6.30pm for the second half hour or Today Tonight.

Top 15 shows:

  1. The Block Glasshouse Nine 1.352m
  2. Nine News Nine 1.219m
  3. The X Factor Live Results Seven 1.167m
  4. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.164m
  5. Seven News Seven 1.131m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 1.094m
  7. Seven News/Today Tonight Seven 1.093m
  8. House Husbands Nine 1.079m
  9. Home and Away Seven 955,000
  10. House Husbands Ep 2 Nine 953,000
  11. ABC News ABC1 772,000
  12. Four Corners ABC1 736,000
  13. Australian Story ABC1 729,000
  14. The Project 7PM Ten 691,000
  15. ABC News ABC1 687,000

Monday night’s share:

  • Nine 26.9%
  • Seven 19.9%
  • ABC1 13.7%
  • TEN 10.3%
  • Gem 4.1%
  • GO! 4.0%
  • 7TWO 3.9%
  •  7mate 3.4%
  • ABC2 3.1%
  • SBS ONE 2.9%
  • ELEVEN 2.8%
  • ONE 2.2%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • SBS 2 0.9%
  • ABC3 0.8%
  • NITV 0.1%

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