Monday TV Wrap: Four Corners Soars Off Segment On Alleged Grooming Of Boys At Prestigious Melbourne School

Monday TV Wrap: Four Corners Soars Off Segment On Alleged Grooming Of Boys At Prestigious Melbourne School

A significant 774,000 Australians tuned in to ABC’s Four Corners last night, according to OzTAM metro numbers, to watch a segment on the alleged claims of inappropriate behaviour by current teachers at St Kevins’ College in Melbourne.

Complaints involved an allegation of sexual harassment and concerns about the possible grooming of students. Off the back of that, ABC’s primary channel earned itself a decent audience share of 16.4 per cent.

In less sordid news, Nine’s MAFS continues to dominate, with 1.09m viewers tuning in to see Poppy “My Husband Fell Into His Co-Worker’s Vagina” Jennings leave the show. In primary channel share, Nine earned 23.0 per cent.

Over at Seven, Home and Away was the top-watched show of the night with 600,000 views. Seven capped off the night with 17.9 per cent audience share on its primary channel.

10’s best of the night was Survivor: All Stars, with 613,000 Aussies tuning in, which helped 10 achieve 12.4 per cent audience share (primary channel).

Here’s how the rest of the night ran.


News did 870,000, ACA did 749,000 and Hot Seat did 444,000.


News did 974,000, The Chase Australia did 576,000, MKR was slightly up on 500,000, and 911 did 458,000.


The Project did 509,000.


Australian Story did 725,000, 7.30 did 660,000 and Q+A did 410,000.

All channels share

Nine won the night across all channels with 29.7 per cent, Seven came second with 26.0 per cent, ABC did 20.0 per cent, 10 did 18.1 per cent and SBS did 6.2 per cent.

Demographic breakdown (all channels) 

People 25-54

  1. Nine -34.5  per cent
  2. 10 – 24.8 per cent
  3. Seven – 21.8 per cent

People 16-39

  1. Nine – 36.3 per cent
  2. 10 – 26.4 per cent
  3. Seven – 20.6 per cent




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