Network Ten beat Seven in an overall network victory on Monday night, finishing with a 25.6% share, while Seven finished with 22.4%.
It was the Nine network, however, that took the top spot with a 27.2% share, while ABC finished with a 17.2% share.
Did you pay attention? on Ten won entertainment on Monday, with the episode airing to an average of 665,000 Subway viewers, while the program also topped three key ad demos.
Next in entertainment was Ten’s new series, Hunted, which drew 638,000 viewers in the metro, followed by Back Roads on ABC with a metropolitan audience of 513,000 viewers.
The Chase Australia on Seven went on to attract 510,000 viewers in the Tube, while Nine’s Beauty and the Geek attracted an average audience of 471,000 viewers in the Tube.
Home and Away on Seven drew 454,000 viewers in the subway, while Hot Seat on Nine averaged 445,000 viewers in the subway.
In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report on July 18, Seven News was the top national program on linear, with 1.593 million viewers, including 43,000 on BVOD, and an increase of 3%. The program with the biggest increase in the top 20 programs was 9-1-1 Lonestar on Seven with a 66% increase, watched by 373,000 total viewers and 39,000 on BVOD.
Returning to Monday’s lineup, Seven News was the No. 1 subway program with 941,000 subway viewers, followed by Seven News at 6:30 a.m. with 888,000 subway viewers. Nine News at 6:30 was next with 9,876,000 Subway viewers, and Nine News with 865,000 Subway viewers.
A Current Affair attracted 713,000 viewers in the subway, ABC News saw 647,000 and ABC 7:30 News attracted 556,000 viewers in the five major capitals.