The X Factor wins the night as Modern Family lifts Ten

The X Factor live performances – including one that moved coach Dannii Minogue to tears – topped the ratings last night with 1.543m viewers, preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam show.

The X Factor was also the number one program in people 25-54 and the most watched show in all cities but Adelaide where Sunday Night was top.

Competing performance show Australia’s Got Talent on Channel Nine scored 1.01m in the 6.30pm timeslot, placing it fifth for the night and  seventh in people 25-54.

Seven’s Sunday Night – which featured Mike Willesee’s lengthy special report on the story of father Matthew Ames, who lost all of his limbs to a blood infection – topped the 8pm time slot with 1.391m viewers across the five cities, and it was second in people 25-54.

Meanwhile 60 Minutes on Nine was sixth for the night with 878,000 viewers, and fifth in the 25-54 demographic.

Meanwhile Channel Ten’s Great Bear Stakeout with Billy Connolly, scheduled in place of The Bachelor now moved to Wednesdays, scored 417,000 viewers and was 17th for the night.

However two new episodes of Modern Family lifted Network Ten to a better start to the ratings week than last week.

Although both episodes were fourth in their timeslot they both made the top 15 programs of the night and ranked higher in Ten’s target demographic of people 25-54.

Channel Ten’s Sherlock Holmes drama Elementary on at 8.30pm was third in its timeslot with 736,000 viewers while ABC1’s drama series Serangoon Road had 507,000, losing over 200,000 from last week.

Weekend Sunrise on Seven easily won the breakfast ratings with 358,000 viewers on Sunday while Weekend Today on Channel Nine had 212,000.

Seven won the night with a 28.2 per cent share of the audience, while Nine had 20 per cent. And Ten had a 13.4 per cent audience share above ABC1’s 10.4 per cent.

Sunday’s top 15 shows:

  1. The X Factor Live Performance Seven 1.543m
  2. Sunday Night Seven 1.391m
  3. Seven News Seven 1.238m
  4. Nine News Sunday Nine 1.163m
  5. Australia’s Got Talent Nine 1.010m
  6. 60 Minutes Nine 878,000
  7. Bones Seven 823,000
  8. Modern Family Episode 2 Ten 802,000
  9. ABC News ABC1 801,000
  10. Elementary Network TEN 736,000
  11. Supersized Earth ABC1 719,000
  12. Modern Family Ten 681,000
  13. ABC News Update ABC1 626,000
  14. Castle (Rpt) Seven517,000
  15. Serangoon Road ABC1 507,000

Sunday’s share:

  • Seven 28.2%
  • Nine 20.0%
  • Ten 13.4%
  • ABC1 10.7%
  • 7mate 4.5%
  • SBS ONE 4.1%
  • 7TWO 3.5%
  • ELEVEN 3.4%
  • GO! 2.9%
  • Gem 2.6%
  • ABC2 2.3%
  • ONE 2.1%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • ABC3 0.5%
  • SBS 2 0.4%
  • NITV 0.2%

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