Jamie Oliver drags down TEN, Seven tops Thursday.
Ratings: Jamie Oliver is beaten by Pie in the Sky on 7TWO on a difficult night for TEN.
Turning to Jamie Oliver is no solution for TEN’s early evening timeslot, with Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club ranking just 262,000. Not only was it dwarfed by MKR‘s 1.38m, it was beaten by Pie in the Sky on 7TWO at 266,000. TEN could not even bring itself to mention it in its morning ratings wrap to media today.
But things were not ideal for ABC either, with local drama Hiding at a near-low of 332,000.
Seven network won the night with a 34.0% share then Nine 27.4%, TEN 16.6%, ABC 15.8% and SBS 6.3%.
My Kitchen Rules was 1.38m for Seven then Seven News (973,000 / 882,000), Home and Away (797,000), Million Dollar Minute (540,000). State of Affairs was 349,000 / 263,000.
Nine News (964,000 / 875,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (789,000), The Footy Show (636,000), Hot Seat (507,000), Open House (coded separately as 370,000 in 3 markets / 288,000 in 2 markets), and Cops Uncut (273,000).
It was a tough night on TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 492,000, The Project was 485,000 / 364,000. Gogglebox was 376,000, Law and Order: SVU was 287,000. Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club stalled at 262,000 -well behind The Bold & The Beautiful’s (372,000).
ABC News (806,000) won its timeslot, then 7:30 (639,000), Outback ER (540,000), but Hiding was 332,000, Antiques Roadshow was 307,000 and How We Got to Now just 260,000.
A double episode of Vikings average 252,000 across two hours on SBS ONE then Gourmet Farmer Afloat (243,000) and SBS World News (130,000).
7TWO’s Lewis topped multichannels at 330,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 19 March 2015