Big Aussie performances mean big ratings – exactly what The X Factor Australia (1st – 1,417,000) was looking forward to as it gets closer to season’s end. Big Brother (5th – 1,063,000) and his big secrets help push it over one million viewers and a very strong Australian Story (9th – 908,000) leads another good night for ABC1.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: Big Brother – Ch9
7:30pm: The X Factor Australia – Ch7
8:30pm: The X Factor Australia – Ch7
9:30pm: Person Of Interest – Ch9

Channel 7 won the night (21.9%), followed by Channel 9 (21%), ABC1 (15.6%) & Channel 10 (11.7%).