Seven delivers huge ratings week

Seven has delivered one of Australian television’s most dominant programming weeks of recent years, with 11 of the 12 most watched shows in Australia appearing on the network.

The performance during week 16 of the ratings year was driven by a strong finish for My Kitchen Rules, with Wednesday’s final broken into two shows which took the top two slots, while the  third and fourth show of the week were also MKR, according to metro ratings from OzTam.

The only program to save Nine from a whitewash in the top ten was the Sunday edition of Nine News. A new edition of The Big Bang Theory was Nine’s only entertainment show to rank above 1m.

Ten’s best show was NCIS with 1.174m viewers.


The networks are now on an Easter break from ratings competition before battle resumes on May 1.

The ratings year so far has been characterised by a slow start for Nine following a number of misfires. Last week, Nine’s announced the departure of its Melbourne programming boss Nick Evans.

Seven today took out triumphant ads in The Australian and Financial Review proclaiming itself number one with record ratings.


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