My Kitchen Rules was watched by a lot of people, but Home and Away had a middling audience. Seven News did OK, the swimming titles had another solid night — end of story, end of ratings last night. Seven won by a mile or three. MKR had 1.981 million national viewers and 1.349 million in the metros.

Seven won dominantly, Nine and Ten didn’t really put up any resistance. The ABC battled manfully.

In regional markets MKR again topped the most watched list with 633,000; Home and Away was next with 513,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm had 419,000, Nine News, 391,000 and The Big Bang Theory was 5th with 389,000. In the morning Today had its highest metro audience of 364,000, and beat Sunrise with 342,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (34.4%)
  2. Nine (24.2%)
  3. ABC (16,8%)
  4. Ten (16.1%)
  5. SBS (8.5%)

Network main channels:

  1. Seven (25.4%)
  2. Nine (17.1%)
  3. ABC (11.3%)
  4.  Ten (10.2%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.5%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7TWO (4.7%)
  2. Gem (3.3%)
  3. ONE (3.1%)
  4. ABC 2 (3.0%)
  5. 7mate (2.9%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. MKR (Seven) — 1.981 million
  2. Nine News — 1.407 million
  3. Seven News — 1.375million
  4. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.289 million
  5. The Big Bang Theory (Nine) — 1.261 million
  6. ABC News — 1.222 million
  7. The Big Bang Theory repeat (Nine) — 1.132 million
  8. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.083 million
  9. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.081 milli
  10. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.051 million

Top metro programs:

  1. MKR (Seven) — 1.349 million
  2. Seven News — 1.084 million
  3. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.022 million
  4. Nine News — 1.016 million

Losers: Nine and TenMetro news and current affairs:

  1.  Seven News — 1.084 million
  2.  Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.022 million
  3.  Nine News — 1.016 million
  4. Nine News (6.30pm) — 964,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) – 919,000
  6. 7pm ABC News – 843,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 603,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 547,000
  9. Ten Eyewitness News — 448,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 410,000

Morning TV:

  1. Today (Nine) – 364,000
  2. Sunrise (Seven) – 342,000
  3. The Morning Show (Seven) — 162,000
  4. News Breakfast (ABC,  87,000 +66,000 on News 24) — 153,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 145,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 90,000

Top five pay TV channels:

  1. LifeStyle  (3.2%)
  2. TVHITS  (2.3%)
  3. Fox 8  (2.0%)
  4. 111 HITS (1.7%)
  5. Nick Jr (1.6%)

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Gogglebox Australia (LifeStyle) — 164,000
  2. Selling Houses Australia (LifeStyle) — 133,000
  3. AFL: 360 (FoxFooty) — 83,000
  4. The Simpsons (Fox8) – 69,000
  5. The Simpsons (Fox8) – 67,000

*Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2016. The data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM. (All shares on the basis of combined overnight 6pm to midnight all people.) and network reports.

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