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Nine’s Here Come The Habibs and Seven’s Wanted both slightly down on debut audiences

Here Come the HabibsNine’s comedy Here Come The Habibs pulled in a metro audience of 944,000 on its second outing, down on its debut audience of 1.249m last week.

Airing at 8:45pm, Here Come The Habibs was the second most-watched show across the demographics (16-39, 18-49, 25-54) with Seven’s My Kitchen Rules the most-watched program.

MKR delivered Seven a metro audience of 1.550m at 7:30pm, out-rating Ten’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here which was watched by 648,000.

I’m A Celebrity was also beaten by Nine’s The Big Bang Theory which, at 7:40pm, pulled in 944,000 metro viewers. A second episode of the US sitcom at 8:15pm was watched by 915,000.

Seven won the night with an audience share of 27.1%, ahead of Nine’s share of 20.6%. Ten claimed third place with a share of 14.6% as the ABC settled for a share of 10.9%.

The second outing of Rebecca Gibney drama, Wanted, which aired on Seven at 9:00pm, grabbed 922,000 metro viewers, down on its premiere audience of 1.184m.

Ten’s NCIS, on at 8:30pm, was watched by 571,000 as Nine’s Lip Sync Battle, on at 9:20pm grabbed 542,000.

On the ABC, 7:30 Report was watched by 639,000 and Catalyst (8:00pm) pulled in 609,000.

In the news battleground, Seven News at 6:00pm had a metro audience of 1.087m, dipping to 1.005m from 6:30pm. Nine News at 6:00pm was watched by 1.014m, growing to 1.027m from 6:30pm.

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