Somewhat surprising results today indicate that not all the audience for Seven Year Switch has segued into Kiss Bang Love.
The boldly-titled show drew 513,000 last night, fourth in its slot behind ABC’s Indian Dream Hotel and outside the Top 20.
On social media some viewers were cynical about the concept after single Lisa choose a guy she knew already. While the show lacked the generous MKR lead-in afforded to previous dating shows, it’s not a good start. Sydney viewers were warmer on the show than other cities.
But it was good news for MasterChef winning its slot with 1.11m viewers and topping all the demos. It was also a slight rise on last week.
Nine News topped Nine’s evening and Britain’s Got Talent also rose. Nine won in primary channels but Seven’s multichannels got them over the line.
Seven network won Tuesday with 26.7% then Nine 26.1%, TEN 23.25, ABC 16.7% and SBS 7.4%.
Seven News was 1.12m / 955,000 for Seven then Home and Away (799,000), House Rules (746,000), The Chase (719,000 / 417,000) and Kiss Bang Love (513,000). Best Bits drew 256,000.
Nine News was #1 with 1.17m / 1.12m for Nine then A Current Affair (956,000), The Big Bang Theory (868,000 / 765,000), Britain’s Got Talent (738,000) and Hot Seat (655,000). 2 Broke Girls was 278,000 / 180,000.
MasterChef Australia won for TEN with 1.11m. NCIS was 719,000, The Project was 702,000 / 516,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 594,000 and NCIS: LA was 439,000 / 230,000.
ABC News (826,000) was best for ABC followed by 7:30 (600,000), The Indian Dream Hotel (587,000), Catalyst (526,000), Foreign Correspondent (397,000) and Antiques Roadshow (318,000).
On SBS it was Great Continental Railway Journeys (378,000), Insight (290,000), SBS World News (174,000) and Dateline (153,000).
Shaun the Sheep shot to the top of multichannels with 275,000.
The Morning Show: 150,000 / 122,000
Today Extra: 137,000 / 113,000
Studio 10: 65,000 / 42,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 24 May 2016