ABC has a Question no one’s interested in answering

By Glenn Dyer

The Block is still the cornerstone of Nine’s domination, the renovation competition drawing 1.153 million nationally last night, while on Seven the high-flying drama RFDS aired two episodes back to back, the viewership only dipping slightly over the two hours. Still, burning off episodes of a new drama indicates the network has nothing else to hold the night ahead of a changeover next week with the return of SAS Australia. Desperate times.

Hard Quiz on the ABC at 8pm attracted 912,000 but Question Everything straight after was down a third to 622,000.

Googlebox Australia returned last night to LifeStyle on Foxtel, getting 179,000 sets of eyes. Ten will be glad it’s in the schedule tonight, because the bottom of the barrel has been scraped.

Breakfast: Sunrise, 433,000/248,000; Today, 350,000/247,000; News Breakfast, 342,000/220,000.

Regional Top 5: Seven News, 643,000; Seven News 6.30, 607,000; Home And Away, 400,000; Nine News, 399,000; 7pm ABC News, 392,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Nine (30.2%)
  2. Seven (27.0%)
  3. Ten (18.3%)
  4. ABC (16.3%)
  5. SBS (8.3%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (22.6%)
  2. Seven (18.9%)
  3. Ten (12.0%)
  4. ABC (11.9%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.8%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7TWO (3.4%)
  2. 10 Bold (3.2%)
  3. GO, 7flix (2.5%)
  4. 10 Peach (2.4%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.729 million
  2. Seven News 6.30 — 1.653 million
  3. Nine News  — 1.460 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.380 million
  5. The Block (Nine) — 1.153 million
  6. 7pm ABC News — 1.095 million
  7. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.079 million
  8. Home And Away (Seven) — 1.012 million
  9. Hard Quiz (ABC) — 912,000
  10. 7.30 (ABC) — 905,000

Top metro programs: 
1. Seven News  — 1.086 million
2. Nine News — 1.061 million
3. Seven News 6.30 — 1.046 million
4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.002 million

Losers:  Seven overall, the ABC’s Question Everything

Metro news and current affair:

  1. Seven News — 1.086 million
  2. Nine News — 1.061 million
  3. Seven News 6.30 —1.046 million
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 1.002 million
  5. ACA (Nine) — 739,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 703,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 549,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 498,000
  9. Ten News First — 337,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 300,000

Morning (national) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 433,000/248,000
  2. Today (Nine) — 350,000/247,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC) — 342,000/220,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 254,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 175,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 57,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Gogglebox Australia (LifeStyle) — 179,000
  2. Credlin (Sky News) — 85,000
  3. The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 69,000
  4. Newsday (Sky News) — 56,000
  5. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 52,000

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