Strength to strength for Seven: The X Factor Australia Live Results (1st – 1,457,000) and The Blacklist (2nd – 1,445,000) see away with any other competition. Nine’s best are a later starting Big Brother (7th – 950,000) and a held over Australia’s Got Talent (8th – 939,000)… and Ten’s primetime offerings of A League Of Their Own (24th – 353,000) and Homeland (22nd – 433,000) are shamed as they are both beaten by the News lead-in of The Bold and the Beautiful (21st – 459,000).

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: A Current Affair – Ch9
7:00pm: Australia’s Got Talent – Ch9
7:30pm: The X Factor Australia Live Results – Ch7
8:30pm: The Blacklist – Ch7
9:30pm: Big Brother/The Big Bang Theory – Ch9

Channel 7 won the night (25.3%), followed by Channel 9 (21.4%), ABC1 (13.7%) & Channel 10 (9.4%).