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My Kitchen Rules and Winter give Seven the night as I’m a Celebrity and The Block slide

Ten’s audience for I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here continues to dive, with the reality show grabbing an audience of 588,000 in its fourth outing down from 685,000 on Tuesday evening and just half of its debut audience on Sunday, with Nine’s The Block: Triple Threat also sliding week-on-week.

According to Ten I’m a Celebrity was watched by 603,000 as it overran by 11 minutes, however this still sees the show outrated by the ABC’s 7.30 which grabbed 637,000. Official figures for the return of Wonderland on Ten show it got 445,000, down on its season two debut of 519,000, although when the time is adjusted for the overrunning reality show it got 396,000.

The Block pulled an audience of 683,000 down from last Wednesday evening’s audience of 965,000. Last week’s episode was the most timeshifted show, with an extra 92,000 viewers taking its total audience to 1.061m.

Seven benefited from the audience drops on both channels, with My Kitchen Rules boosting its metro audience from 1.4m to 1.697m, whilst it also got second spot with the premiere of crime drama Winter.

MKR was the most watched show across all the demographics, while The Block and I’m a Celebrity were the third and fourth most watched shows respectively amongst people aged 16-39 and 18-49. Amongst the 25-54 demographic The Block was also the third most watched show.

Seven easily won the night with an audience share of 28.1 per cent, with Nine well behind on a share of 18.6 per cent. Ten and the ABC battled it out for third and fourth place, with Ten just beating the ABC managing a share of 11.4 per cent as the ABC settled for a share of 11.2 per cent.

The premiere of Seven’s drama Winter, the sequel to TV movie The Killing Field starring Rebecca Gibney, was the second most-watched show of the night with 1.125m metro viewers at 9pm. It was the second most watched show amongst people aged 18-49 and 25-54 and was the third most watched show amongst people aged 16-39. The Killing Field averaged 1.166m when it aired in May.

Meanwhile on Ten, Family Feud was watched by 582,000 and The Project grabbed a 6.30pm audience of 484,000 before growing to 601,000 viewers at 7pm.

The official figures for the return of Wonderland at 8.30pm show it had an audience of 445,000, after the second series of the show debuted to

The second half hour of The Project was outrated by Nine’s A Current Affair which was watched by 825,000 and by Seven’s Home and Away which had an audience of 968,000.

On the ABC, QI at 8pm pulled an audience of 554,000 and Human Universe with Brian Cox at 8.30pm was watched by 575,000.

In news, Nine won the night with a 6pm audience of 1.052m and a 6.30pm audience of 1.004m. Seven News at 6pm was watched by 968,000 while in the 6.30pm timeslot it had an audience of 1.004m.

On pay TV, Selling Houses Australia on Lifestyle was watched by 170,000.

Looking at the secondary channels, 7TWO had an audience share of 5 per cent after Inspector Morse at 8.30pm was watched by 237,000.

1 MY KITCHEN RULES-WED Network 7 1,697,000
2 WINTER Network 7 1,125,000
3 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,052,000
4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,004,000
5 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 986,0000
6 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 968,000
7 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 919,000
8 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 825,000
9 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 794,000
10 THE BLOCK TRIPLE THREAT -WED Network 9 683,000
11 7.30-EV Network ABC 637,000 202,000 208,000 140,000 87,000 0
12 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 601,000
13 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 588,000
14 I’M A CELEBRITY…GET ME OUT OF HERE! WED Network TEN 588,000
15 FAMILY FEUD Network TEN 582,000

Audience Share:

Network 7 28.1%
Network 9 18.6%
Network TEN 11.4%
Network ABC 11.2%
Network 7TWO 5.0%
Network SBS ONE 4.1%
Network GO! 3.7%
Network 7mate 3.2%
Network ELEVEN 2.7%
Network Gem 2.6%
Network ABC2 2.5%
Network SBS 2 2.1%
Network ONE 2.0%
Network ABC News 24 1.8%
Network ABC3 0.9%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 36.3%
Network 9 TTL 25.0%
Network ABC TTL 16.4%
Network TEN TTL 16.1%
Network SBS TTL 6.2%

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. 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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