Seven wins Monday night despite strong performance from Hamish & Andy and Have You Been Paying Attention?

Seven achieved a Monday night win in terms of average audience share, however Ten dominated the key advertising demographics thanks to Have You Been Paying Attention? and Masterchef.

OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings indicated Seven had an audience share of 19.5%, ahead of Nine’s 18.3%, and Ten’s 15.7%.

ABC’s share was 16.0% and SBS had a share of 4.0%.

The channel’s top shows were Seven News and Seven News/ Today Tonight at 6:30pm, which reached 1.103m and 1.049m metro viewers respectively. Nationally, the shows managed 1.801m and 1.706m viewers.

However, Ten dominated the key advertising demographics – 16-39, 18-49, 25-54. Have You Been Paying Attention? was the most-watched show across the demos, while Masterchef Australia placed second.

The shows pulled 808,000 and 871,000 metro viewers respectively, while nationally, Have You Been Paying Attention? had an audience of 1.083m and Masterchef had 1.163m viewers.

Ten’s The Project also made the top five shows in the 16-39s, and 25-54s.

Nine News tied with Seven News as the top show of the evening overall across the metro markets, with 1.103m metro viewers tuning in to its 6pm news offering. At 6:30pm, Nine News had 1.083m metro viewers.

Despite Seven’s audience share win, Nine’s True Story with Hamish & Andy was the most-watched entertainment program for the fourth consecutive Monday, reaching 991,000 metro viewers.

It was the first time the show slipped below 1m metro viewers however, the show still managed 1.415m national viewers.

Seven’s House Rules, which aired at the same time had 965,000 metro viewers, also falling beneath the 1m metro audience mark. It’s national audience was 1.594m.

In the later time slot, Nine’s Here Come The Habibs! achieved 609,000 metro viewers while Seven’s Wanted had a metro audience of 581,000. Nationally, Here Comes The Habibs! captured 861,000 viewers while Wanted had 1.054m viewers.


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