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MKR draws 1.53m beating I’m A Celebrity while Grease: Live draws only 450,000 on Nine

MKR contestants Mitch and Laura went before the judges last night.

MKR contestants Mitch and Laura went before the judges last night.

My Kitchen Rules dominated the TV Ratings for the second night in a row, pulling 1.53m metro viewers as contestants Mitch and Laura went before the judges.

Seven’s MKR beat out Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! at 7:30pm which had 828,000 viewers, while over on Nine a new episode of The Big Bang Theory drew 798,000 while a subsequent repeat drew 643,000.

Despite pulling very strong ratings in the US, Nine’s broadcast of Fox’s Grease: Live special in the 8:30pm time slot performed poorly, pulling just 450,000 viewers. 

Grease was up against the final half of MKR and a new episode of NCIS on Ten, which had 678,000 viewers.

At 7pm Home and Away drew 858,000 up against A Current Affair which won the timeslot with 928,000 viewers.

Over on the ABC the return of science show Catalyst was their highestrating non-news show of the night with 732,000 viewers at 8pm.

In the news race Nine News won both the 6pm and 6.30pm slots with 1.093m and 1.079m compared with 1.061m and 977,000 for Seven.

According to the OzTAM preliminary ratings, Seven won the night in terms of main channel audience share with a 24.6% share, Nine had 18.0%, Ten achieved 15.2% and the ABC 12.1%.

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