Long Lost Family modestly grows audience but out-rated by Big Bang Theory, 7.30 and MKR

Long Lost FamilyTen’s family reunion show Long Lost Family increased its audience modestly by 11,000 metro viewers last night, growing to 502,000, up on last week’s audience of 491,000.

The show, hosted by Anh Do and Chrissie Swan, was out-rated in the competitive 7:30pm time slot by Nine’s repeat of The Big Bang Theory which was watched by 609,000.

Both shows were beaten by the ABC’s 7.30 which pulled in 625,000 metro viewers.

The winner of the 7.30pm time slot, and of the night, was Seven’s My Kitchen Rules which was watched by metro audience of 1.277m. It was also the most-watched program across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54).

Seven easily won Wednesday evening with an audience share of 24.1%, ahead of Nine’s share of 16.%. The ABC just beat Ten with a share of 12.3% while Ten settled for a share of 12.2%.

When secondary channels are accounted for the Ten Network was in at third place with a total share of 17.6%, ahead of the ABC’s total share of 17.4%.

At 8:00pm, a second repeat of US sitcom The Big Bang Theory was watched by 544,000 on Nine.

On the ABC, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (8:00pm) pulled in 581,000 metro viewers and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (8:30pm) grabbed 594,000.

Seven News at 6:00pm won the news fight, with a metro audience of 1.034m, which slid to 971,000 from 6:30pm. Nine News at 6:00pm had an audience of 963,000, dipping to 905,000 at 6:30pm.


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