My Kitchen Rules regained its crown last night by taking top spot in the ratings as 1.734 million fans tuned in.
Nine’s The Block: Fans v Faves dropped back to second place with 1.283 million viewers after beating Seven’s cooking competition to come first on Sunday night.
But Nine’s Love Child proved more popular than Seven’s US import Revenge once the reality shows winded down for the evening.
In sixth place overall Love Child won its slot with 1.160 million viewers, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.
Revenge came second in the slot with 806,000 viewers and was Monday night’s 14th most watched program.
Ten’s Secret & Lies was crushed by its competition. It pulled in only 365,000 viewers at 8.30pm and was last place in its timeslot, ahead of only one main channel program SBS ONE’s Stephen Hawking’s Future Universe.
The ABC’s Four Corners and Media Watch pulled in 805,000 and 741,000 viewers respectively.
Ten had only two top 20 programs, Ten Eyewitness News (688,000) and The Project (588,000).
The slow ratings night put Ten in fourth place overall with a combined 13.8% share of all free-to-air viewers. The network’s main channel pulled won just 8.3%.
The result puts Ten behind the ABC which won a total 19.2% with 14.5% for ABC1.
The competition between Seven and Nine was tight but Seven just managed to take the lead with 32.1% ahead of Nine’s share of 31.6%.
Seven’s primary channel won 25.3%. Nine’s main channel took home 24.8%.
SBS sat on a total 3.3% with 2.7% for SBS ONE.