Seven’s My Kitchen Rules pulls ahead of Nine’s The Voice on Tuesday night

Seven’s My Kitchen Rules has pulled ahead of Nine’s The Voice yet again, after the gap between the two began to shrink towards the end of last week.

A difference of 221,000 metro viewers separated the two, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary ratings, with both shows cracking the million metro viewers mark.

My Kitchen Rules’ semi final decider, which featured a cheating scandal, achieved an audience of 1.229m in its 7.30pm time slot. The Voice’s 1.008m was the highest rated Tuesday episode of the series so far.

The same pattern emerged in key advertising demographics 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54, with My Kitchen Rules topping each group, and The Voice achieving the second place slot.

In the news battle, Seven emerged victorious with 1.080m metro viewers compared to Nine’s 951,000.

The most-watched drama program was Seven’s Home and Away, with 764,000 metro viewers.

Nine’s Diana to Meghan: Royal Wedding Secrets won its 9pm time slot with 524,000 viewers.

Ten’s highest-rated show was The Project at 7pm with 560,000 viewers, which managed the third most-watched slot in key advertising demographic 16-39.

The ABC’s top rated show was its news program with 740,000. SBS did not make it into the top 20.

Seven’s success helped the channel to a 24.0% main channel share, which was followed closely by Nine’s 22.8%. Ten narrowly beat the ABC with a 10.7% main channel share, compared to the ABC’s 10.6%. SBS clocked a 5.3% share after none of its programs appeared in the top 20.


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