Part two of Molly draws 1.52m while Australia’s Got Talent sheds almost 200,000 viewers

The second part of the Molly Meldrum telemovie, Molly, continued to draw impressive numbers for Seven last night with a metro audience of 1.52m, buoyed, in part, by a strong lead-in from My Kitchen Rules, which had 1.67m viewers.

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The result is down from last week when the Molly miniseries drew 1.793m viewers, while MKR was up on last week where it had 1.399m.

Over on Ten I’m A Celebrity was up on last week, with 706,000 compared with 626,000 last week for its elimination show screen from 7.30pm-8.15pm, while Australia’s Got Talent took a major tumble falling from 884,000 last week to 688,000 last night.

Ten’s first half of I’m a Celebrity at 6.30pm drew 634,000 viewers while The X Files drew 549,000 down from last week when it drew 556,000 and also its debut where it had an audience of 909,000.

Over on the ABC at 7.40pm a new episode of Doc Martin performed well with 1.03m viewers.

In news Seven news beat rival Nine news with 950,000 compared with 857,000 viewers across the five cities.

Today is also the first time that Oztam has published its new digital ratings in the form of the Oztam VPM Report which, after multiple delays, is giving the industry the first audited numbers on the size of the network’s online catch up services.

According to the new VPM report for the last seven days to Sunday, last Thursday’s episode of Home and Away was the most watched online show with a VPM Rating of 54,000.

Tuesday’s epsiode of MKR drew a 52,000 views while Here Come The Habibs drew 45,000 views online last week.


OzTAM’s preliminary ratings also showed that an encore screening of Nine’s new comedy Here Come the Habibs on Saturday, drew a solid 513,000 viewers on Saturday.

In main channel audience share Seven dominated Sunday night with 33.2 per cent, Nine had 14.9 per cent, ABC had 13.7 per cent and Ten had 11.7 per cent.


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