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Seven and My Kitchen Rules dominate Tuesday night TV

My Kitchen Rules has taken out the top spot for Tuesday night television with the cooking competition’s quarter finals averaging 1.313m metro viewers.

Court and Duncan were eliminated last night leaving only seven teams left in the competition, with MKR the only non-news program to crack one million metro viewers, according to OzTAM’s overnight metro preliminary ratings.

Nationally – including both metro and regional affiliate stations where the program is broadcast – MKR saw 1.982m tune in.

MKR was the most watched program across the key advertising demographics all people, 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

In at second place in the 7.30pm timeslot, behind the reality cooking show, was Nine’s The Big Bang Theory which grabbed 713,000 metro viewers and 1.024m nationally.

ABC’s 7.30 current affairs program followed, pulling in 535,000 metro viewers, with 780,000 tuning in nationally.

Seven secured a clear win for the night posting an overall audience share of 26.4%, well in front of Nine’s 15.2% share and Ten’s 11.5%.

Meanwhile, ABC saw a share of 10.7% ahead of SBS’ 6.2%.

Airing at 9pm, Seven’s relationship reality show Seven Year Switch managed a metro audience of 627,000 for its second episode. Nationally, the program managed 936,000.

The 6pm newsbattle for the evening saw Seven News pull in an audience of 1.112m while Nine News grabbed 992,000.

At 6.30pm, Seven News/Today Tonight had an average of 1.050m tune in while Nine News grabbed 969,000.

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