Ramsay’s Costa Del Nightmares watched by 719,000 on Seven as ABC share dives

The premiere of Seven’s Ramsay’s Costa Del Nightmares at 9pm was watched by 719,000 metro viewers after 1.417m metro viewers tuned in for My Kitchen Rules at 7.30pm, overnight preliminary OzTam ratings show.

However the new Gordon Ramsay show was out-rated by a repeat episode of The Big Bang Theory at which pulled in 741,000 metro viewers for Nine at 9.10pm. A new episode of the US sitcom at 8.40pm was the second-most watched non-news show of the evening with a metro audience of 965,000 while a second repeat at 9.40pm was watched by 572,000.

Seven still managed to win the night, with an audience share of 23.9 per cent while Nine settled for a share of 20.5 per cent. Ten claimed third place with a share of 13.9 per cent while the ABC slipped below double digits with a share of 9 per cent.

MKR easily out-rated reality rival The Block: Triple Threat which was watched by 886,000 metro viewers, down on last week’s audience of 949,000. Both shows thumped Ten’s Gold Coast Cops which only pulled an audience of 423,000.

Meanwhile on the ABC, 7.30 was watched by 592,000, Foreign Correspondent at 8pm had an audience of 366,000 and Would I Lie to You? at 9pm grabbed an audienc eof 247,000.

In news, Nine News at 6pm was watched by 1.022m, dropping to 957,000 at 6.30pm. Seven News at 6pm pulled in 988,000 viewers, dipping to 951,000 at 6.30pm.

In the battle of breakfast TV audiences Seven’s Sunrise beat Nine’s Today with 334,000 viewers to 280,000.

Top 15 Shows:

1 MY KITCHEN RULES-TUE Network 7 1,417,000
2 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,022,000
3 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 988,000
4 THE BIG BANG THEORY -TUE Network 9 965,000
5 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 957,000
6 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 951,000
7 THE BLOCK TRIPLE THREAT -TUE Network 9 886,000
8 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 819,000
9 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 811,000
10 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 785,000
11 THE BIG BANG THEORY -RPT Network 9 741,000
13 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 641,000
14 FAMILY FEUD Network TEN 612,000
15 7.30-EV Network ABC 592,000

Audience Share:

Network 7 23.9%
Network 9 20.5%
Network TEN 13.9%
Network ABC 9.0%
Network 7mate 5.4%
Network SBS ONE 5.1%
Network Gem 4.2%
Network 7TWO 3.6%
Network GO! 3.2%
Network ELEVEN 3.0%
Network ONE 2.6%
Network ABC2 2.6%
Network SBS 2 1.3%
Network ABC News 24 1.2%
Network ABC3 0.6%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network 7 TTL 32.9%
Network 9 TTL 27.9%
Network TEN TTL 19.4%
Network ABC TTL 13.4%
Network SBS TTL 6.5%

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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