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MKR top show with 1.659m but Love Child and The Block win night for Nine

Channel Nine posted a weeknight high audience for The Block with 1.554m last night, however My Kitchen Rules gave Seven the night’s top rating show with 1.659m according to OzTam.

The MKR cook-off elimination of lesbian couple Carly Saunders and Tresne Middleton was the top program in all people but second in people 25-54. Meanwhile Channel Nine’s The Block, also in the 7.30pm timeslot, was first in the 25-54 demographic, and second in all programs. It was the highest weeknight audience yet for the series so far.

Love Child followed on Channel Nine at 8.54pm, with 1.289m making it the second highest rating episode of the series, as its highest yet was 1.35m on February 17. The final episode will be screened next week.

Meanwhile Ten’s whodunnit multiplatform drama Secrets and Lies had 316,000 from 8.30pm, falling 31st in all programs and 25th in the network’s target demographic of 25-54s. Ten saw a slight uptick in ratings for the show from last week when it rated 278,000.

And SBS saw a lift for its second episode of American drama Vikings which averaged 281,000 at 8.30pm after receiving 240,000 last week.

Seven’s US import Revenge had 854,000 at 8.45pm, second in the timeslot after Love Child and 11th in all programs and sixth in people 25-54.

Nine won the news and current affairs timeslots with Nine News and Nine News 6.30pm followed by A Current Affair at 7pm, helping the network win the largest share of the audience with 26.9 per cent.

Seven had a 23.3 per cent audience share and ABC1 was third with 13.1 per cent, while Ten’s audience share was 8.2 per cent.

Monday’s top 15 shows:

  1. My Kitchen Rules Seven 1.659m
  2. The Block: Fans v Faves Nine 1.554m
  3. Love Child Nine 1.289m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.22m
  5. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.167m
  6. Seven News Seven 1.15m
  7. A Current Affair Nine 1.063m
  8. Seven News/ Today Tonight Seven 1.061m
  9. Home and Away Seven 1.006m
  10. ABC News ABC1 931,000
  11. Revenge Seven 854,000
  12. 7.30 ABC1 704,000
  13. Australian Story ABC1 683,000
  14. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 661,000
  15. Hot Seat Nine 644,000

Monday’s share:

  • Nine 26.9%
  • Seven 23.3%
  • ABC1 13.1%
  • TEN 8.2%
  • 7TWO 4.2%
  • 7mate 4.1%
  • SBS ONE 3.5%
  • GO! 3.2%
  • ELEVEN 2.8%
  • Gem 2.7%
  • ABC2 2.5%
  • ONE 2.2%
  • ABC News 24 1.4%
  • ABC3 0.9%
  • SBS 2 0.7%
  • NITV 0.1%

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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