Nine’s Australian Open night session wins entertainment as network takes Monday

Nine’s Australian Open night session won entertainment on Monday, while also winning all three key advertising demos.

The tennis match, which saw two-time Australian Open semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas progress to the quarterfinals after outlasting American Taylor Fritz in a five-set battle aired to an average metro audience of 656,000. Nine also celebrated an overall network share win.

Last night’s game which saw Australian Ash Barty march into the quarterfinals after her win against American Amanda Anisimova, brought in a metro audience of 1.007 million.

Next in non-sport entertainment was Ten’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, which pulled in a metro audience of 625,000. An average of 583,000 metro viewers tuned in to watch the elimination.

Seven’s Border Security – Australia’s Front Line aired to 515,000 metro viewers, while ABC’s 7:30 Summer pulled in 486,000 metro viewers.

The #1 news program on Monday was Seven News which aired to 982,000 metro viewers, while Seven News at 6:30 had 957,000 metro viewers. Nine news had 939,000.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 34.9% over Seven’s 22.5%, while Ten had a 21.5% share, and the ABC took a 13.4% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Monday was 7TWO with a share of 3.6%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 17 January, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.002 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 FBI’s Most Wanted with an uplift of 25% and had a total of 408,000 viewers overall, and BVOD audience of 13,000 nationally.

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