Masterchef most-watched non-news show as Madam Secretary boosts audience

masterchef 2015 logoIn a quiet night in TV Masterchef was the most-watched non-news show despite not cracking the 1m viewer mark.

The cooking show, airing on Ten in the 7.30pm timeslot, was watched by 998,000 metro viewers, up slightly on last week’s audience of 937,000 when it was competing with the State of Origin, but not up to the previous week’s audience of 1.127m.

It out-rated Seven’s House Rules which grabbed a metro audience of 856,000 while Nine’s Reno Rumble was watched by 668,000.

Meanwhile, the second outing of Ten’s Madam Secretary was watched by 657,000, up from last week’s audience of 440,000.

Seven won the night with an audience share of 19.6 per cent, with Nine just behind on a share of 18 per cent. Ten is nipping at their heels with a share of 16.2 per cent while the ABC managed a share of 12.5 per cent.

On the ABC, the Weekly with Charlie Pickering, airing at 8.30pm, was watched by 662,000.

In news, Nine News at 6pm was watched by 1.195m, dipping to 1.185m at 6.30pm. Seven News pulled in 1.032m at 6pm, dropping to 957,000 at 6.30pm.

Top 15 Shows:

1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,195,000
2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,185,000
3 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 1,032,000
4 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 999,000
6 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 957,000
7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 883,000
8 HOUSE RULES-WED Network 7 856,000
9 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 826,000
10 7.30-EV Network ABC 735,000
11 HOT SEAT Network 9 688,000
12 CRIMINAL MINDS Network 7 675,000
13 RENO RUMBLE -WED Network 9 668,000
15 MADAM SECRETARY Network TEN 657,000

Audience Share:

Network 7 19.6%
Network 9 18.0%
Network TEN 16.2%
Network ABC 12.5%
Network 7TWO 5.2%
Network SBS ONE 4.7%
Network GO! 4.5%
Network ELEVEN 3.7%
Network 7mate 3.4%
Network Gem 3.3%
Network ABC2 3.1%
Network ONE 2.5%
Network ABC News 24 1.4%
Network SBS 2 1.2%
Network ABC3 0.6%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 28.2%
Network 9 TTL 25.7%
Network TEN TTL 22.4%
Network ABC TTL 17.6%
Network SBS TTL 6.0%

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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