Seven wins the night with over two million tuning in for MKR

My Kitchen Rules continues to bolster its audience following the Easter break, with 2.008m metro viewers tuning in at 7.30pm for the reality series, preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam show.

Seven’s Resurrection, which followed MKR, continues to shed viewers with a metro audience of 1.330m, down from an audience of 1.388m when it last aired before Easter.

However, both shows ensured Seven won the night with a 30 per cent share of the audience, with its closest rival Nine only managing a share of 18 per cent.

Nine News at 6pm was Nine’s most watched program delivering the network a metro audience of 1.227m which dropped away to 1.160m in the second half away. It managed to beat Seven News which had an audience of 1.173m for its first half hour, dropping away to 1.092m in the second half hour at 6.30pm.

Repeats of The Big Bang Theory continue to do well for Nine, with 825,000 metro viewers tuning in for the first episode at 7.30pm, with the audience climbing to 865,000 at 8pm for the second episode.

Ten Eyewitness News, which airs at 5pm, was Ten’s most watched program delivering the network an audience of 676,000 metro viewers. A new episode of NCIS at 8.30pm was watched by  630,000 metro viewers however it was beaten by a repeat of New Tricks on ABC1 which managed to attract a metro audience of 699,000.

ABC1 beat Ten’s share for the evening, managing a share of 12.6 per cent while Ten only had a share of 10.7 per cent.

ABC News, which airs at 7pm, was the networks most watched show with a metro audience of 957,000, however it was beaten by Seven’s Home and Away which attracted a metro audience of 1.005m. The audience dropped away for ABC1, with 708,000 tuning in for 7.30, and 584,000 tuning in for Foreign Correspondent at 8pm.

Tuesday’s top 15:

  1. My Kitchen Rules Seven 2.008m
  2. Resurrection Seven 1.330m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.227m
  4. Seven News Seven 1.173m
  5. Nine News 6.30 Nine 1.160
  6. Seven News/Today Tonight Seven 1.092m
  7. Home and Away 1.005m
  8. ABC News ABC1 957,000
  9. A Current Affair Nine 925,000
  10. The Big Bang Theory RPT Ep2 Nine 865,000
  11. The Big Bang Theory RPT Nine 825,000
  12. 7.30 ABC1 708,000
  13. New Tricks RPT ABC1 699,000
  14. Hot Seat Nine 692,000
  15. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 676,000

Tuesday’s share:

  • Seven 30.0%
  • Nine 18.0%
  • ABC1 12.6%
  • TEN 10.7%
  • GO! 4.8%
  • 7TWO 4.0%
  • SBS ONE 3.7%
  • ABC2 3.0%
  • ELEVEN 3.0%
  • Gem 2.7%
  •  7mate 2.7%
  • ONE 2.0%
  • ABC3 1.0%
  • ABC News 24 1.1%
  • SBS 2 0.7%
  • NITV 0.1%

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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