Ninja Warrior and HouseRules shared the honours as top entertainment shows for Monday night with both programs snaring 838,000 viewers apiece. Ten’s MasterChef had to settle for third spot, some 23,000 behind, with 815,000.
Speaking of tight tussles, it couldn’t have been tighter for overall viewer eyeballs, with Nine winning the night with 28 per cent audience share. Seven had to settle for the closest of second spots, managing 27.5 per cent. Ten pulled 20.5 per cent, the ABC 17.9 per cent and SBS’s World Cup run has come to an end – it posted a mere 6.2 per cent.
Seven’s news (1.159 million) beat Nine’s version (1.061 million) and ACA had 858,000.
The Chase (707,000) and Home And Away (694,000) were Seven’s other highlights.
Over at Ten, Have you Been Paying Attention? had a bit of an off night, managing just 737,000. While The Project enjoyed 586,000.
It appears we still can’t get enough of the Thai cave rescue drama with the Four Corners’ report last night proving the ABC’s biggest drawcard. The hard-hitting current affairs show had an impressive 802,000 viewers, followed by the 7pm news bulletin with 765,000, Back Roads with 654,000, 7.30 with 637,000 and Media Watch with 593,000.