TV ratings My kitchen rules
(Image: Seven)

Nine finished a distant second to Seven, which is finishing off My Kitchen Rules with the second semi final pulling in 1.29 million nationally — still short of the 1.3 million plus a couple of earlier episodes achieved. Seven returned Andrew Denton’s Interview from 9pm — 842,000. Ten’s Bachelor in Paradise averaged 647,000 nationally.

In regional areas Seven won again with the 6pm News averaging 547,000, Seven News/Today Tonight with 524,000, My Kitchen Rules with 470,000, Home and Away with 377,000 and the 5.30pm part of The Chase Australia on 357,000. 

Network channel share:
Seven (31.3%)
Nine (27.3%)
ABC (17.3%)
Ten (16.0%)
SBS (8.3%)

Network main channels:
Seven (23.0%)
Nine (19.2%)
Ten (11.9%)
ABC (11.7%)
SBS ONE (5.6%)

Top 5 digital channels:
7mate (3.7%)
Gem (3.4%)
10 Bold (3.3%)
GO (2.8%)
7TWO (2.6%)

Top 10 national programs:
Seven News — 1.63 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.58 million
My Kitchen Rules (Seven) — 1.29 million
Nine/NBN News 6.30 — 1.25 million
Nine/NBN News — 1.23 million
Home and Away (Seven) — 1.06 million
A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.04 million
7pm ABC News — 1.02 million
The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 954,000
7.30 (ABC) — 893,000

Top metro programs:
Seven News — 1.08 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.05 million

Top Metro News and Current Affairs
Seven News — 1.08 million
Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.05 million
Nine News 6.30 — 931,000
Nine News — 929,000
A Current Affair (Nine) — 753,000
7pm ABC News —692,000
7.30 (ABC) — 586,000
The Project 7pm (Ten) — 491,000
10 News First — 423,000
The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 271,000

Morning (National) TV:
Sunrise (Seven) — 427,000 (Metros: 274,000)
Today (Nine) — 292,000 (Metros: 196,000)
News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 246,000
The Morning Show (Seven) — 217,000
Today Extra (Nine) — 143,000
Studio 10 (Ten) — 84,000

Top five pay TV programs:
Game of Thrones (Fox Showcase) — 94,000
Paul Murray Live (Sky News) — 63,000
AFL: 360 (Fox Footy) — 57,000
The Bolt Report (Sky News) — 56,000
Jones & Co (Sky News) — 49,000

Peter Fray

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