Seven continues ratings winning streak thanks to My Kitchen Rules and Good Doctor

It was Seven’s first night in two weeks without the Commonwealth Games, but My Kitchen Rules and The Good Doctor helped the channel to another win.

Last night’s most-watched program, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings, was My Kitchen Rules, with 1.253m metro viewers. The show won its time slot, ahead of The Voice’s 930,000 metro viewers and Bachelor in Paradise’s 676,000.

Last year, the second episode of The Voice ran on Anzac Day and had a metro audience of 1.185m, up against My Kitchen Rules’ 1.291m.

In the key advertising demographics, made up of the 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s, My Kitchen Rules dominated. Bachelor in Paradise managed to nab the 16-39s but My Kitchen Rules stole the older audiences.

Seven also captured the largest audience in the later time slot, with 855,000 metro viewers tuning in to US drama The Good Doctor. From 9pm on Nine was Lip Sync Battle, which pulled in 502,000.

In news, Seven continued its winning streak, stealing a metro audience of 1.130m over Nine News’ 987,000. ABC News pulled in 766,000.

Aside from news, the ABC’s 7.30 was the most-watched program, with 634,000 metro viewers. Australian Story and Media Watch both grabbed audiences of 594,000 while Four Corners captured 583,000.

Seven’s prominence in news and entertainment handed the channel a share of 24.9%, beating Nine’s 19.3% and Ten’s 11.5%. ABC beat Ten with a 13.2%, share and SBS finished with a 5.3% share.


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