Seven wins Tuesday with X Factor

By By Wenlei Ma | 10 October 2012

The X Factor stormed home victorious for Seven last night with a live results session while Winners & Losers stayed above the million mark.

Seven's talent show was watched by 1.48 million metro viewers last night, according to preliminary overnight figures from OzTam. Scripted series Winners & Losers hovered above the magic million mark with 1.03 million viewers.

Nine's Tuesday night comedy line-up was spearheaded by The Big Bang Theory which was the third most watched series for the night with 1.06 million people tuned in. A second episode of the geeky US comedy had 790,000 viewers while 2 Broke Girls garnered 715,000 viewers. Two and a Half Men was watched by 553,000 people.

Big Brother drew in 941,000 viewers over its hour-long broadcast.

On Ten, fast-tracked US crime drama NCIS was the network's highest rated series with 825,000 people while NCIS: Los Angeles had 626,000 viewers. I Will Survive was ranked 27th with 384,000 viewers.

Other top 20 programs were Seven News, Nine News, ABC News, Home and Away (Seven), Today Tonight (Seven), A Current Affair (Nine), 7.30 (ABC), Ten News, Modern Family (Ten) QI (ABC) and The Project (Ten).

Across the main channels, Seven won the day with 24.9% of audience share, followed by Nine with 18.9%, Ten with 14.2%, the ABC with 12.3% and SBS had 4.9%.

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