The Voice finale attracts 1.306m up 24,000 viewers on last year

Nine’s finale of The Voice, which saw Judah Kelly take the winning title, attracted 1.306m metro viewers, making it the most watched program of the night.

According to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary ratings, the result was up 24,000 from last year’s 1.282m metro viewers.

In 2015, the show’s finale reported a metro audience of 1.552m.

Nationally, the show reached 1.911m viewers at the time Kelly was announced winner.

Overall, the program averaged 1.196m metro viewers across its two parts, up on last year’s 1.153m.

Its national average audience was 1.910m.

The Voice also dominated the key advertising demographics, with Kelly’s win the most watched across the 16-39s, 18-49s, 25-54s.

Nine’s show also dominated against other programs running at the same time, with House Rules capturing 1.009m metro viewers and 1.623m nationally, and Masterchef achieving 780,000 metro viewers and 1.013m national viewers in the 7:30pm time slot.

Competing for Australian viewers later on in the night, Seven’s Sunday Night reached 634,000 metro viewers while nationally, it had 1.023m.

Nine’s 60 Minutes had 786,000 metro viewers while Ten’s Bull, which aired at 9:10pm had a metro audience of 347,000.

Nationally, the shows captured 1.146m and 482,000 respectively.

While it was Nine that dominated in entertainment, it was Seven which won the night in news, pulling 1.291m metro viewers at 6pm ahead of Nine’s 1.215m.

However, in the average audience shares, it was an easy win for Channel Nine, which reported a 27.3% share ahead of Seven’s 18.8% and Ten’s 12.1%.

ABC reported a 9.3% and SBS’ was 5.9%.


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