Ratings: Australian Story, Have You Been Paying Attention? winners on Monday.

ABC’s Australian Story was the top non-news program on Monday ranking fifth overall with 797,000 metro viewers, while Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention? was a timeslot winner improving 50,000 week-on-week to 685,000.

The only other entertainment program to make the top ten was Seven’s Home and Away with 743,000, up 34,000 from last Monday.

Australian Story combined with 7.30 to give ABC a win across the 7.30pm timeslot well ahead of the commercial competition where Seven’s Instant Hotel was second with 653,000. Family Food Fight on Nine posted a 66,000 gain to 548,000 and Ten’s All Star Family Feud managed 439,000 after slipping to 398,000 the previous week.

Overall, network shares were similar to the previous week with Seven winning its third straight Monday on 30.2% ahead of ABC (22.6%), Nine (22.0%), Ten (18.8%) and SBS (6.4%). Seven was also number one with younger viewers while Ten ranked second.

Earlier in the evening, Seven News was Seven and the night’s number one program rating 967,000 and 962,000. Later, a double episode of Liar had 459,000 and 381,000.

Australian Story (797,000) topped the night for ABC with ABC News (765,000) and 7:30 (700,000) top ten entries. Following, Four Corners with 665,000 lost 100,000 from the previous week. That saw Media Watch with 555,000 also drop but later Q&A improved to 454,000.

Meanwhile, Nine News (924,000 and 915,000) and A Current Affair (765,000) were best for Nine as Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders later slipped to 288,000 while Chicago Justice had 149,000.

Over on Ten, Have You Been Paying Attention? made the top ten for the night. Earlier, The Project had 515,000 and 345,000, Ten Eyewitness News 424,000 and Family Feud 300,000. Man with a Plan later managed 322,000.

The World’s Most Extraordinary People (185,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (160,000) and River Cottage Australia (160,000), topped the night for SBS.

At breakfast, Seven’s Sunrise (305,000) had an easy win over Today on Nine with 263,000 and ABC’s News Breakfast with 103,000.

Afternoon entries for Seven included The Chase (580,000 and 377,000), Seven News at 4 (227,000) and Seven News at 4.30 (226,000) while for Nine Hot Seat had 477,000 and 286,000 with Nine Afternoon News on 189,000. Ten’s Bold and the Beautiful rated 264,000.

Update: Sunrise’s good run continued for the rest of the week with Seven’s breakfast program averaging 303,000 across week 46. The last time a plus 300,000 average was seen was for Sunrise in week 22.

See Monday 13 November 2017 for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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