Last night’s Four Corners drew a 2016-high of 932,000 metro viewers helping to lift ABC to its best Monday result of the year.
The public broadcaster grabbed a network share of 21.6% also helped by Media Watch that also saw a season high of 817,000. However, Seven still won the night with 31.2% while Nine had 24.6%, Ten 17.1% and SBS 5.6%.
My Kitchen Rules topped the night on 1,356,000 with Seven News (1,149,000 and 1,069,000) also making the top five for Monday. Home and Away saw 820,000 tune in while The Chase was on a 2016-high of 713,000 and 477,000. Later, the Australian Swimming Championships managed 386,000 in four markets plus 32,000 on 7Mate in Perth.
Over on Nine, Nine News (1,152,000 and 1,125,000) and A Current Affair (923,000) delivered the best numbers with Married at First Sight up from last Monday to 874,000. Reno Rumble was steady on 420,000 with the afternoon’s Hot Seat on 631,000.
Apart from Four Corners, ABC News (861,000) and Australian Story (828,000) made the top ten with Media Watch up 118,000 from the previous week to 817,000. 7.30 slipped to 765,000 with Q&A later on 551,000.
Meanwhile, Ten’s All Star Family Feud dropped to 420,000 down from the previous week’s high of 420,000. The Project earlier had 631,000 at 7pm with the 6.30 portion making the top twenty on 526,000. Family Feud (584,000) and Ten Eyewitness News (575,000) also made the list with the Melbourne Comedy Festival Debate later on 396,000.
Secrets of the Brain (231,000) and Royal Navy School (180,000) were SBS’s best titles.
At breakfast, Today with 334,000 was well ahead of Sunrise on 295,000 and ABC News Breakfast (80,000 and 43,000). Following, The Morning Show had 152,000 on Seven Today Extra had 139,000 on Nine and Studio 10 had 72,000.
See [Monday 11 April 2016] (Wednesday 6 April 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.
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