Secrets and Lies drops to 278,000, Adam Boland’s story gets 755,000

Ten’s audience continued to decline for its prized whodunnit series Secrets and Lies with its ratings dropping to 278,000, according to OzTam.

Secrets and Lies lost around 40,000 viewers from last week to fall 40th in all programs and fourth in the 8.30pm timeslot, its lowest numbers of the series so far, struggling against The Block and Love Child on Nine, and My Kitchen Rules and Revenge on Seven.

Meanwhile SBS launched the second series of American drama Vikings to 240,000 at .30pm, as Love Child stole the timeslot with 1.166m metro viewers on Channel Nine at 9.03pm. Seven was second in the timeslot with 921,000 for its US import Revenge from 9pm to 10pm.

ABC1’s Australian Story feature on morning television producer Adam Boland, who opened up about his experience of bi-polar and launching the Channel Ten breakfast show Wake Up, was third in the timeslot with 755,000 at 8pm.

Seven had the strongest show of the night with My Kitchen Rules as it had 1.648m at 7.30pm, while Nine put pressure on the cooking show with its home renovation reality program The Block recording its highest weeknight audience of the series so far with 1.455m.

Channel Ten was fourth in the 8pm timeslot with 510,000 for a new episode of Modern Family as the channel’s audience steadily declined throughout the evening after reaching its peak of 671,000 for Ten Eyewitness News at 5pm.

Secrets and Lies picked up 93,000 viewers for last week’s episode in the consolidated ratings, increasing its total audience to 409,000 for episode three’s Monday outing, with the network showing multiple repeats across the week. However Love Child was the most time-shifted show with an increase of 295,000 over the last seven days bringing its audience to 1.358m.

There was a tight battle between Seven and Nine in the evening news hour and Nine edged just ahead with 1.261m in all people from 6pm as Seven News had 1.232m. In the second half hour Nine strengthened its lead over Seven News and Today Tonight with 1.182m as Seven had 1.139m.

Nine also led at 7pm with 1.122m for A Current Affair as Seven had 953,000 for Home and Away.

In the morning battle Nine was close behind Seven’s Sunrise with 313,000 as Seven had 325,000.

Nine had the largest share of the audience in all people with 26 per cent as Seven had 25.1 per cent. Ten’s audience share was 7.7 per cent as ABC1 had a 12.9 per cent share.

Channel Nine also had the most popular programs in the 25-54 demographic with The Block, Love Child, and Nine News at 6.30pm, however MKR on Seven was the most watched show in the demographic and Revenge was fourth in 25-54s.

Monday’s top 15 shows:

  1. My Kitchen Rules Seven 1.648m
  2. The Block: Fans v Faves Nine 1.455m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.261m
  4. Seven News Seven 1.232m
  5. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.182m
  6. Love Child Nine 1.166m
  7. Seven News / Today Tonight 1.139m
  8. A Current Affair Nine 1.122m
  9. ABC News ABC1 955,000
  10. Home and Away Seven 953,000
  11. Revenge Seven 921,000
  12. Australian Story ABC1 755,000
  13. 13 7.30-EV Network ABC1 694,000
  14. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 671,000
  15. ABC News Update ABC1 666,000

Monday’s share:

  • Nine 26.0%
  • Seven 25.1%
  • ABC1 12.9%
  • TEN 7.7%
  • 7TWO 4.0%
  • 7mate 4.0%
  • GO! 3.5%
  • SBS ONE 3.2%
  • ABC2 2.9%
  • Gem 2.6%
  • ELEVEN 2.4%
  • ONE 2.3%
  • ABC News 24 1.8%
  • ABC3 1.0%
  • SBS 2 0.5%
  • NITV 0.1%

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. The Data may not be reproduced, published or
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