Monday: Week 19 2019
• Lego Masters wins for Nine, but Seven ranks #1 network
• Would PM reconsider? Q&A numbers lift with Bill Shorten
• Seven News 1,082,000/1,055,000
• Nine News 987,000/983,000
• A Current Affair 810,000
• ABC News 751,000
• The Project 266,000/429,000
• 10 News First 455,000
• SBS World News 142,000
• Sunrise 270,000
• Today 191,000
Home And Away was on 679,000 after a week 18 average audience of 660,000 which was up week-on-week from 628,000.
The second Monday episode of House Rules saw the home owners pass judgement. The episode did 640,000, which was up from 561,000 from a week ago when it went head-to-head with the MasterChef launch.
An episode of 9-1-1 followed on 462,000.
A report on an epic Sharia court custody battle led A Current Affair, which was on 810,000. In week 17 ACA averaged 724,000, up on the previous week’s 698,000.
As its passes the halfway mark, the audience fascination with Lego Masters continues with another 1m+ audience. Week-on-week the Monday audience dropped marginally from 1.05m to 1.02m.
The second episode of 20 To One did 459,000 after launching with 455,000.
After launching with 715,000 a week ago, the second Monday of MasterChef did 607,000.
Earlier in the night The Project 7pm was on 429,000. Its week 17 average was 442,000, up from 427,000 previously.
On the last Monday without Have You Been Paying Attention?, a Montreal Comedy Festival special was in that timeslot and did 241,000.
Australian Story was introduced by Mal Leyland and the episode told the story of 21-year-old Menindee farmer Kate McBride who came across thousands of dying fish in her beloved Darling River and was determined to tell the country what was happening. The episode was on 642,000 after 518,000 a week ago.
Four Corners then did 581,000, up from 442,000 last week with a report on universities and the booming international students business.
Media Watch was on 539,000.
Bill Shorten was the guest on Q&A with the audience up from 361,000 to 481,000 week-on-week. Will Scott Morrison end his ban on the show and make headlines by a last-minute decision to enter the realm of Tony Jones?
Michael Mosley managed to outrate Michael Portillo last night with both hosts fronting repeat episodes.
Trust Me I’m A Doctor was on 181,000, while Great American Railroad Journeys preceded it on 172,000.