TV Wrap: Million Dollar Island launches over long weekend as Seven wins the week

While Nine won Monday night overall share with 28.6%, it was Seven that topped entertainment and won the week.

Seven’s AFL coverage on Monday aired to 559,000 metro viewers, followed by Ten’s MasterChef Australia with 511,000 metro viewers.

L-R: Seven’s AFL commentary team, James Brayshaw, Daisy Pearce, and Brian Taylor

Seven News was the #1 program on Monday night with 1.210 million metro viewers, topping all three key advertising demos.

Seven News at 6:30 followed with 1.110 million, then Nine News with 917,000, Nine News 6:30 with 857,000 and A Current Affair with 703,000. ABC News had 597,000 metro viewers, while the broadcaster’s 7:30 program had 488,000.

In entertainment, Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention? aired to 507,000 metro viewers on Monday night, while Nine’s Parental Guidance had 445,000 tune in. The ABC’s Australian Story episode featuring Kathleen Folbigg aired to 413,000 metro viewers.

Seven’s new format, Million Dollar Island, launched to 409,000 metro viewers.

Million Dollar Island host Ant Middleton

Nine Network won overall share on Monday night with 28.6%, followed by Seven with 27%, Ten with 19.5%, ABC with 17.2% and SBS with 7.8%.

The top-rated primary channel was Nine with 20.9%, and 7Two was the top-rated multichannel, with 3.5%.

In weekly ratings, Seven won with 34.7% overall share, followed by Nine with 26.4%, Ten with 15.8%, ABC with 14.9% and SBS with 8.1%. Seven was the top-rated primary channel for the week, with 24.3%. 7Mate had 4.9% share, topping multichannels for the week.

In the latest Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Report for 5 June, Seven News was the #1 program with a Total TV audience of 1.649 million, with a 3% uplift and 50,000 on national BVOD.

Seven’s 9-1-1: Lone Star had the biggest uplift of 4%, with a total audience of 374,000 and BVOD audience of 33,000.

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Graphs provided by Nine.


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