Sunday night sees both The Voice and House Rules hit series highs

Both Nine’s The Voice and Seven’s House Rules hit series highs on Sunday night, delivering a competitive night in television.

While Nine took the primary channel audience share with 23.9% over Seven’s 21.7%, Seven edged on top in the network share, holding 31.7% over Nine’s 30.3%.

The Voice topped the entertainment ratings last night 

The Voice pulled 1.105m metro viewers on Sunday evening, making it the most-watched entertainment show and third most-watched overall behind Seven News which won the night with 1.194m and Nine News on 1.024m.

The eighth season of the show premiered two weeks ago to 1.01m metro viewers, its lowest premiere to date.

House Rules also saw a series high last night with 805,000 metro viewers tuning in. It premiered to 782,000 in April, airing after the finale of My Kitchen Rules and delivering a 29% jump from the 2018 premiere figure of 607,000.

ABC News saw 675,000 metro viewers, edging ahead of A Current Affair which brought in 673,000. Ten’s Masterchef served up 621,000.

Seven’s Sunday AFL coverage of Essendon v Carlton on Seven’s primary channel in Melbourne and 7Mate in Brisbane and Sydney, St Kilda v Port Adelaide on Seven in Adelaide, and West Coast v Western Bulldogs in Perth brought in 486,000 metro viewers overall and 656,000 when combined with regional figures.

Nine’s NRL which airs on the primary channel in Sydney and Brisbane saw 316,000 metro viewers tune in to see the Gold Coast Titans v North Queensland Cowboys.

In the key advertising demographics, Nine took the top spot in 25-54 year old metro audiences, holding 25.4% of the share on its primary channel. It was also the winner in 16-39s with 22.8% of the share.

In total people, Ten and ABC both held 11.2% of the audience, positioning them behind Nine and Seven, while the network shares saw Ten edge ahead with 16.3%. The ABC Network held 15.6%.

7Mate was the most-watched multi-channel on 5.1%.


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