871,000 metro viewers tune in for The Voice’s lowest finale to date

871,000 metro viewers tuned in to Nine for the final moments of The Voice on Sunday night, with Guy Sebastian’s brother Chris Sebastian named the winner of the competition.

911,000 metro viewers tuned in for the episode leading up to the final moments. Last year, 1.036m metro viewers watched the winner’s announcement and 995,000 the episode prior.

2018 saw 968,000 metro viewers watch the finale.

The episode was delivered with a twist, seeing only two judges – Guy Sebastian and Delta Goodrem – able to attend in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. Boy George and Kelly Rowland were connected via satellite.

The Voice delivered 1.211m viewers nationally for its final announcement and 1.24m for the episode prior. It went up against Masterchef Australia which delivered 1.151m metro and 1.451m national viewers for its semi-final. Seven delivered 961,000 metro and 1.532m national viewers for the second half 7News Presents – Murder in the Outback.

Masterchef topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – while The Voice grand final was fourth and fifth most-watched in the 18-49s and 25-54s.

Overall, Seven won the night with 22.8% audience share as a main channel and 29.2% as a network. Nine secured 21.1% for its main channel and 27.5% as a network. Ten held 17.8% and 22.1% as a network share. ABC held 11.1% for its main channel and 14.7% as a network. 7mate was the most-watched multi-channel with 3.3%.


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