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Here Come The Habibs slumps to 662,000 as MKR and Wanted finale dominate the night

Nine comedy Here Come The Habibs slumped to just 662,000 metropolitan viewers last night, a result close to half the 1.249m it drew on debut.

It came on a Tuesday night when My Kitchen Rules dominated with an audience of 1.513m, and the final two episodes of the Rebecca Gibney drama Wanted drew 872,000 and 764,000, respectively, in the 9:00pm and 10:00pm time slot.

Despite five weeks of consecutive declines, The Habibs remains one of the most time-shifted shows – with last week’s result of 764,000 viewers picking up another 137,000 over the past seven days for a result of 934,000. 

Wanted also performed strongly in time-shifting, adding 224,000 viewers to last week’s overnight figure of 962,000 for a result of 1.187m.

On Ten, the final week of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! drew 712,000 viewers, with the elimination of Havana Brown drawing 742,000 viewers. NCIS followed with 584,000 viewers at 8:30pm.

According to the OzTAM Preliminary Ratings, in the 7:30pm time-slot, Nine’s The Big Bang theory drew 757,000 viewers while a repeat at 8:00pm drew 674,000.

Seven won the news race in both time slots, with an audience of 1.067m and 1.009m, respectively, in the 6:00pm and 6:30pm bulletins, while Nine had 966,000 and 947,000.

Today comprehensively beat Sunrise with 333,000 viewers to 280,000.

In main channel audience share, Seven had 28.2%, Nine 17.8%, Ten 14.8% and the ABC 10.9%.

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