The Voice climbs back over 1m metro viewers

The Voice has delivered another win for Nine, with 1.028m metro viewers tuning in, making it the highest-rated Tuesday episode of the season.

Now in its eighth season, the show premiered to 1.01m at the end of May before dipping below the 1m mark for the next few episodes. It’s since been on the climb, peaking at 1.105m on Sunday June 3.

The Voice regularly delivers over 1m metro viewers

Elsewhere in the primetime slot, Seven replaced the struggling The Super Switch with a House Rules special. Last Tuesday, The Super Switch premiered to a disappointing 308,000 metro viewers, seeing it swiftly dropped to one night a week.

The House Rules special featuring host Jamie Durie counting down some of the top reveals drew 468,000 metro viewers last night. Ten’s primetime offering of Masterchef served up a consistent 648,000.

Masterchef and The Voice went head-to-head in the key advertising demographics, with Masterchef the most-watched in the 16-39s, and The Voice taking the 18-49s and 25-54s. Both shows switched positions for the second spot in the respective demographics.

Nine was the most-watched channel with metro audiences in the 25-54 demographic, holding an audience share of 26.8%. The channel also took the highest share in the 16-39 metro audiences on 23.5%.

Ten’s scripted comedy Mr Black which stars Stephen Curry brought in 318,000 metro viewers, compared to 319,000 last week. The show premiered to 471,000 earlier in the year.

The most-watched show overall was again the first half of Seven News with 1.075m. The second half, which airs as Today Tonight in some cities, brought in 1.016m. Nine News drew 951,000.

Home and Away was the most-watched entertainment program for Seven with 668,000 metro viewers. Andrew Denton’s Interview, which saw Denton interview pop diva Madonna in London, and Australian drag queens Felicia Foxx and Lasey Dunaman brought in 407,000. His interview with actor Michael Caine drew 459,000 last week.

ABC’s most-watched show overall was ABC News on 662,000, followed by 7.30 with 483,000.

Nine took the highest primary channel share on 24.6%, followed by Seven’s 18.2%, Ten’s 12.8% and ABC’s 8.8%. In the network share it was again Nine on top with 33.1%, then Seven on 27.2%, Ten with 18.9% and ABC on 13.2%.

7Mate was the most-watched multi-channel with 4.2%, followed by 10 Bold on 4.1%.


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