Now that we know which teams have made it to the Live shows (starting Monday), The X Factor Australia (1st – 1,502,000) looks set to build on its already massive ratings – how will the other networks fare on Mondays and Tuesdays? The hurriedly extended Big Brother (6th – 951,000) did well at 7pm, again leading the commercial channels but being beaten again by ABC News (4th – 1,049,000).

Gruen Planet (8th – 939,000) again led the way at 8:30pm ahead of all other comers: Criminal Minds (10th – 868,000), Farmer Wants A Wife (12th – 775,000) & Puberty Blues (14th – 673,000) – the Ch10 offering struggling just by association. Such a shame for quality Australian drama to be wasted like this.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: ABC News – ABC1
7:30pm: The X Factor Australia – Ch7
8:30pm: Gruen Planet – ABC1
9:30pm: Embarrassing Bodies – Ch9

Channel 7 won the night (24.1%), followed by Channel 9 (19.8%), ABC1 (13.7%) & Channel 10 (9.5%).