Seven’s dating show First Dates remained relatively steady last night, after shedding 250,000 viewers last week, pulling in 731,000 metro viewers at 9:00pm, down on last week’s audience of 735,000.
The dating show was the second-most watched show across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54) while Seven’s My Kitchen Rules was the most-watched.
MKR also won the night after pulling in a metro audience of 1.372m at 7.30pm.
The two shows handed Seven a winning audience share of 25.3%, ahead of Nine’s share of 19.2%. Ten claimed third place with a share of 12.6%.
Also in the 7:30pm time slot, Ten’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! was watched by 637,000 while Nine’s The Big Bang Theory had a metro audience of 784,000.
A second episode of the US sitcom was watched by 653,000.
In the news battleground, Nine News at 6:00pm grabbed 934,000 metro viewers, dipping to 891,000 from 6:30pm. Seven News at 6:00pm was watched by 919,000, sliding to 832,000 at 6.30pm.
On the ABC, 7.30 Report was watched by 646,000, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (8:00pm), pulled in 528,000 and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (8:30pm) had a metro audience of 481,000.