Nine wins 6 to 7.30pm, Seven takes the rest

Nine wins 6 to 7.30pm, Seven takes the rest

The X Factor live results kept Seven far above the competition last night as 1.343 million people tuned into the singing competition to see who get the boot.

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X Factor's pull catapulted Seven to take the largest share of all free-to-air viewers, in total and on its main channel.

The network took a combined 32.8% share and its primary channel won 25%, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.

Rival Nine followed on a total of 26% and 19.7% for its main channel.

Nine’s reality offering sat in seventh place with 923,000 viewers.

Nine did dominate from 6 to 7.30pm with Nine News (1.182 million), A Current Affair (938,000) and the first 30 minutes of Big Brother beating Seven’s Home and Away (912,000).

Seven News pulled in 1.164 million viewers and Today Tonight pulled in 921,00 sets of eyeballs.

Winners & Losers won 8.30 pm with 1.168 million viewers, compared to 794,000 for Nine’s Big School.

Ten’s primetime offerings Recipe to Riches and Sleepy Hollow were not in the top 20.

Last week Sleepy Hollow attracted 597,000 viewers to win the 9.30pm time slot.

Last night the show pulled in 525,000 and placed number two in its timeslot in over 55s.

This Tuesday evening the Ten’s best performing programs were Ten Eyewitness News in 14th place with 609,000 viewers and The Project in 18th place with an audience of 570,000.

Ten won a total 17.9% share of viewers with 11.5% of that going to the network’s primary channel.

The ABC took 17.7% in total and 12.1% for ABC One. SBS won 5.6% and 4.8% of that went to SBS One.