Ratings: The Voice scores with 1.4 million as Nine wins Monday

The Nine Network had its second straight overnight ratings win last night as The Voice’s second episode drew an estimated 1.4 million metro viewers.

In a major reversal of form, Nine improved its Monday share to 31.2%, its best for 2016 while Seven was down 7% from its 2016-Monday average to a survey low 24.1%. Ten was up 5% to 20.0% while ABC (19.7%) and SBS (4.9%) were steady.

Nine News (1,149,000 and 1,107,000) and A Current Affair (1,112,000) also performed well with Adel Live in New York City on a preliminary rating of 830,000 to make the top ten for the night. Hot Seat had 646,000 in the afternoon while Footy Classified averaged 217,000 in the three AFL markets.

Seven’s best were Seven News with 1,158,000 and 1,094,000 and Home and Away on 755,000. House Rules slipped to fourth in its timeslot with 666,000 with Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders shedding 200,000 from debut to 478,000 while Castle had 323,000 and 229,000. In the afternoon, The Chase continued to do well with 688,000 and 466,000.

MasterChef satisfied the appetite of 949,000 Ten viewers, down from 1 million on Sunday. Earlier, Ten Eyewitness News had 530,000, Family Feud 646,000 and The Project 636,000 and 482,000. The premiere movie X-Men: Days of Future Past averaged 416,000.

Meanwhile, ABC News (855,000), Four Corners (797,000) and Media Watch (756,000) lifted this week but 7:30 (709,000) and Australian Story (683,000) were down against the competition. Later, Q&A averaged 555,000.

Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor did well for SBS with 276,000 with SBS World News (141,000) and Royal Navy School (136,000) next best for the network

Nine’s Today was again on top of the breakfast ratings with 328,000 while Seven’s Sunrise had 321,000 and ABC News Breakfast 95,000 and 38,000.

See [Monday 2 May 2016] (Monday 2 May 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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