553,000 metro viewers tune in for the final episode of My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals

Seven’s My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals has finished for 2020 with 553,000 metro viewers tuning in. Nationally, 873,000 viewers watched the final episode.

MKR premiered in February to 498,000 metro viewers and slipped to 395,000 at the beginning of March. The final episode delivered the highest rating the show has reached for its 2020 season.

My Kitchen Rules has ended for 2020

The show was beaten in the timeslot by Nine’s Married At First Sight with 1.075m metro viewers and 1.454m nationally. Ten’s Australian Survivor: All Stars brought in 779,000 – a new high for the season – and 1.041m nationally. On ABC, 7.30 delivered 873,000 and 1.228m, and Foreign Correspondent 688,000 and 959,000.

The second episode of ABC’s Revelation was postponed due to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivering the latest update on the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.

News again won the night, with Seven News bringing in 1.275m metro viewers and 1.952m viewers nationally. Nine News had its biggest audience in two years with 1.196m metro and 1.556m nationally. ABC News brought in 997,000 metro and 1.435m nationally.

Nine News’ nightly COVID-19 special brought in 1.072m metro viewers and 1.440m nationally. Seven’s news special delivered 630,000 metro and 1.030m nationally.

News was also the top of the key advertising demographics with the COVID-19 special on Nine sitting at the top of all three – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s. Married At First Sight held second place, followed by Australian Survivor: All Stars.

Overall the win for the night went to Nine with an audience share of 25.1% for its primary channel and 30.8% as a network. Seven held 17.2% and 22.2% as a network. ABC secured 13.6% and 22.8%, and Ten held 13.1% for its primary channel and 17.6% as a network. 9Gem was the most-watched multi-channel with a 3.0% share.


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