Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy beats Seven’s House Rules for second week

The second episode of Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy was the most-watched non-news program on Monday night, with 1.078m metro viewers tuning in, according to OzTAM’s preliminary metro ratings.

Nine’s new show beat Seven’s House Rules for the second consecutive week, as House Rules collected 999,000 metro viewers in the same time slot.

Nationally, Hamish & Andy pulled 1.519m viewers while House Rules had 1.686m.

Both shows were down on last week, when True Story debuted with a metro audience of 1.282m and a national audience of 1.827m, compared to House Rules’ 1.218m metro and 1.990m nationally, however Monday’s public holiday could account for the dip.

Ten’s Masterchef jumped from last week’s metro audience of 767,000 to 847,000 metro viewers last night.

Nationally, Masterchef had 1.161m viewers.

The show placed third across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49, 25-54).

Ten’s Have You Been Pay Attention?, which pulled 799,000 metro viewers, was the most-watched program across the 16-39s, and 18-49s.

In the 25-54 demographic, True Story with Hamish & Andy dominated.

Nine’s Here Come the Habibs! collected 655,000 metro viewers.

In terms of national audience, Have You Been Paying Attention? had 1.121m viewers while Here Comes the Habibs! had an audience of 911,000.

Seven’s Wanted, which also ran in the later time slot, had 633,000 metro viewers and 1.065m national viewers.

The most-watched program for the ABC was Four Corners, which had 808,000 metro viewers.

Seven News beat Nine News last night, with 1.383m metro viewers in the 6pm slot, and 1.260m at 6:30pm.

Nine News captured 1.204m and 1.141m metro viewers respectively.

Seven News and House Rules helped Seven to the win in terms of average audience share, at 22.2%.

Nine News had a share of 18.8%, ABC had a share of 14.9%. Ten’s share was 14.7% and SBS’ was 3.7%.


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