Nine’s The Voice was Monday’s number one show while Ten’s The Project attracted its biggest audience of the year and the highest since September 2015.
Network results were similar to the previous Monday with Nine winning the night with an audience share of 30.5% ahead of Seven (25.1%), Ten (20.0%), ABC (19.0%) and SBS (5.4%).
The Voice saw 1,421,000 tune in with lead out Soundbreaking debuting to 636,000. Earlier, Nine News managed 1,181,000 and 1,128,000 while Hot Seat did well with 636,000 in its afternoon timeslot.
Over on Seven, Seven News had 1,160,000 at 6pm dropping to 1,046,000 at 6.30pm with Home and Away lifting this week to 851,000 at 7pm. House Rules following had 765,000 while US drama Criminal Minds, Beyond Borders grabbed 503,000 and Castle 329,000. The afternoon’s The Chase had 710,000 and 451,000.
Meanwhile, The Project had 737,000 and 602,000 for Ten with Masterchef that followed on 850,000. Have You Been Paying Attention? got its new season off to a good start with 684,000 metro viewers and earlier, Family Feud had 624,000 and Ten Eyewitness News 579,000.
ABC News (853,000) made the top ten for the public broadcaster with Media Watch (684,000), Australian Story (682,000), Four Corners (670,000) and 7:30 (647,000) top twenty entries. Q&A, later got a small lift this week to 584,000.
Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (270,000) and SBS World News (165,000) topped SBS’s schedule.
At breakfast, Nine’s Today had an easy win with an audience of 375,000 while Seven’s Sunrise had 292,000 and ABC News Breakfast had 97,000 and 48,000. Later, Today Extra saw 177,000 tune in ahead of The Morning Show with 142,000.
See [Monday 9 May 2016] (Monday 9 May 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.
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