My Kitchen Rules lifts to 1.68m for Seven


Seven’s buoyant start to the year continued with a near-unbeatable Monday line-up.

My Kitchen Rules increased to its best performance this season at an impressive 1.68m viewers. It effectively doubled Australia’s Got Talent (851,000) and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (735,000).

Seven Network won with 35.4% then Nine 25.8%, ABC 17.65, TEN 16.4% and SBS 4.8%.

Following MKR for Seven was its Seven News: Anita Cobby special (1.11m), Seven News (1.03m / 1.00m), Home and Away (839,000), The Chase (595,000 / 412,000) and Air Crash Investigations (430,000). Earlier in the day the NFL Super Bowl drew 403,000.

Nine News (1.03m / 1.00m) was best for Nine while A Current Affair won its timeslot with 921,000 viewers. Australia’s Got Talent managed to improve on last Monday (851,000) then it was a marathon Farmer Wants a Wife (divided into 2 eps: 668,000 / 577,000) and Hot Seat (464,000).

ABC News (822,000) led for ABC followed by Australian Story (718,000), 7:30 (653,000), Media Watch (629,000), Four Corners (577,000) and Q&A (491,000 / 22,000).

The Irwin family helped I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here to lift on Sunday’s performance to 735,000, well ahead of TEN’s The Project (564,000 / 391,000), TEN Eyewitness News (520,000) and CSI Cyber (391,000). Elementary was just 135,000.

Tales of the Unexpected was best for SBS (192,000) then Trawlermen (158,000), SBS World News (148,000) and Bear Grylls: Mission Survive (135,000).

ABC2’s Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom topped multichannels with 278,000.

Today: 350,000
Sunrise: 327,000
ABC News Breakfast: 82,000 / 47,000

OzTAM Overnights: Monday 8 February 2016


  1. I think 7 wins for the most misleading promo evah, for last night’s MKR. Those waiting for that dreadful woman to get her comeuppance would have been sorely disappointed, it was just the opposite to what the promos indicated.

  2. love it or hate it Seven have awesome casting and smart soap opera story direction to appeal to the masses. I thought this year might eb a year too far but nope superb casting again and its tonking along.
    I do like Elementary but also watch on ITunes – nice to see an aussie, John Polson as show runner influencing such a huge show

  3. MKR and hence Seven are going to win for the foreseeable future. Until Masterchef and The Block return.

    CSI was struggling to get 400k on Sunday. It’s wasn’t ever going to do better at 9pm on Monday, the night were dramas go to die on Ten. The X-Files managed 556k on Sunday so Ten is doing a bit better out of the change.

    Elementary is not a bad drama, but it lost most of its audience last season and got moved to late at night. Rebranding it Sherlock: Elementary wasn’t ever going to lift its ratings at 10pm Monday. Limitless isn’t doing any better at 9:30pm Sunday.

    Ten will get under 500k or Modern Family and a bit better for Madam Secretary, but that’s all they can get from US shows these days.

  4. I’m loving the current season of Elementary, but I usually watch it through….other means…because the quality of Tenplay is appalling. Would happily use Tenplay all the time if it had Netflix/Stan quality video.

  5. Aussies don’t seem to watch USA shows like we use to. Maybe we see them way before they are aired here. Cyber interests me as it shows me how we are spied upon through electronic devices. None of us are immune to cyber crime.

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