MKR attracts highest audience of season, Seven wins the night

Audience numbers continue to rise for reality cooking TV show My Kitchen Rules with last night’s episode attracting 1.401m viewers – its highest rating for the season, helping Seven to secure another overall win.


In another record-breaking night, contestants Amy and Tyson achieved the highest score in the show’s history, taking the episode to the top of the ratings ladder to become the most watched program for the evening across the key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54 – topping last night’s 1.340m and last week’s 1.1936m viewers, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings.

Competing against the popular cooking show at 7.30pm, Nine’s Married at First Sight fell slightly in viewers from last weeks 927,000, managing 920,000 viewers. Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here pulled an average audience of 737,000 compared to last weeks 820,000.

Following from I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, NCIS returned to television at 8:30pm for season 14, managing 504,000.

Seven’s episode two of 800 words airing after MKR at 9pm averaged 737,000, dropping in viewers from last weeks debut of 797,000.

Earlier, in the 7:00pm time slot, A Current Affair averaged 806,000 ahead of Seven’s 771,000 for Home and Away and 576,000 for Ten’s The Project.

Seven News won the 6:00pm battle, averaging 976,000 in front of Nine News’ 940,000. At 6:30pm Seven’s News bulletin attracted 942,000 while Nine drew 942,000 viewers.

Overall audience share for Tuesday night saw Seven take the win at 25.3% ahead of Nine at 20.5%, Ten at14.8%, the ABC at 10.6% and SBS at 3.8%.


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