An elimination is always big reality show ratings fodder, so the first The X Factor Live Results (1st – 1,408,000) drew suitably large numbers to see AdiraBelle get the boot. Nine’s (9th – 894,000) debuted reasonably, even pushing Big Brother (10th – 887,000) and its elimination back a little. Mr Selfridge (14th – 777,000) almost dead in the water for Seven – halving the lead in audience to its detriment.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: Home and Away – Ch7
7:30pm: The X Factor Life Results – Ch7
8:30pm: The Amazing 80’s – Ch9
9:30pm: Q&A – ABC1

Channel 7 won the night (22.5%), followed by Channel 9 (19.9%), ABC1 (15.4%) & Channel 10 (11.8%).