The absence of Seven’s My Kitchen Rules saw Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! grab 890,000 metro viewers to be the most-watched non-news program of the night.
The reality program was the most-watched show across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49, 25-54).
It wasn’t enough for Ten to win the night, with Nine claiming victory thanks to the news with an audience share of 17.9%. Seven wasn’t too far behind with a share of 17.1% while Ten settled for third place with an audience share of 16.5%. The ABC settled for a share of 12.2%.
I’m A Celebrity out-rated Nine’s Inside Story, which aired in the same 7:30pm time slot, pulling in a metro audience of 552,000.
Seven aired Home and Away from 7:00pm to 8:00pm to grab a metro audience of 792,000, then followed up with three episodes of The Big Bang Theory, which saw 492,000 tune in for episode one, 533,000 for episode two, then back down to 492,000 for episode three.
Nine’s RBT, airing at 8:00pm, was watched by 591,000 and Kings Cross ER, on Nine at 8:30, had a metro audience of 534,000.
On the ABC, 7.30 Report was watched by 638,000 and QI (8:00pm) pulled in 586,000.
In the news battleground, Nine won the night with 978,000 tuning in at 6:00pm and growing to 992,000 from 6:30pm.
Seven News at 6:00pm was watched by 967,000, before dipping to 940,000 at 6:30pm.