Against T20 cricket, Seven wins Sunday.
Ratings: Seven wins Sunday with a lift for MKR but Hoges still disappoints as event drama.
With Nine playing Cricket coverage last night several shows enjoyed a lift in numbers, with My Kitchen Rules topping the night with 1.24m viewers, up from 1.08m last week.
TEN’s I’m a Celebrity also rose from 696,000 to 866,000 for the bulk of its show (and slightly higher for the elimination of Jay Laga’aia.
But Hoges, which drew 837,000 last week, only drew an extra 2,000 to average 839,000 viewers. Despite the disappointing return, Seven notes today it won its timeslot.
For ABC Midsomer Murders was down but Grand Designs was up.
Seven network won with 33.2% then Nine 26.4%, ABC 17.7%, TEN 15.5% and SBS 7.2%.
My Kitchen Rules was #1 for Seven with 1.23m then Seven News (1.21m), and Hoges (839,000). A Murder Uncovered replay was 191,000.
Nine News (1.02m) led for Nine. The T20 Australia v Sri Lanka cricket match drew 703,000 / 695,000 / 575,000 for its various stages. Lethal Weapon averaged 363,000 viewers.
Midsomer Murders (805,000), Grand Designs (757,000) and ABC News (780,000) comprised ABC’s night.
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here attracted 879,000 elimination / 866,000 for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 358,000, Bondi Rescue was 322,000, 24: Legacy was 294,000 and Homeland was just 129,000.
On SBS it was The Silk Road (264,000), Trump’s Divided States of America (242,000), SBS World News (151,000) and Robin Williams Remembered (118,000).
ABC’s Floogals topped multichannels with 201,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 19 February 2017.