Seven’s My Kitchen Rules climbs to 517,000 metro viewers without competition from MAFS

Seven’s My Kitchen Rules has found its way to a series high, drawing 517,000 metro viewers on Thursday night, a tie with its second episode which drew the same figure. It’s only the second time the show has pushed above half a million viewers in 2020. The episode’s equivalent in 2019 drew 906,000 metro viewers.

In the same timeslot, ABC’s 7.30 brought in 504,000 metro viewers, Ten’s Ambulance Australia 485,000 and Nine’s RBT 442,000.

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Nationally, MKR brought in 786,000 viewers last night. ABC’s 7.30 delivered 748,000 national viewers, Ambulance Australia 707,000 and RBT 661,000.

Ambulance Australia also managed to top two of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s and 18-49s, while Seven News sat on the top of the 25-54s.

Nine’s ratings juggernaut Married At First Sight was not on last night.

Overall, Seven News was the most-watched for the night with 929,000 metro viewers tuning in at 6.30pm. 1.409m national viewers watched the program, while Nine News brought in 796,000 metro viewers at the same time and 1.086m nationally.

The most-watched entertainment program of the night was Home and Away with 587,000 metro viewers and 945,000 nationally.

Seven also secured a win for the night overall, holding a network audience share of 29.3% and a channel share of 18.5%. Nine held 26.3% as a network and 17.8% as a channel, while Ten secured 20.0% and 13.0%. ABC held 16.2% and 10.3%, and SBS 8.2% and 4.5%.


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