The new ratings war is shaping up as fistfight between Seven’s champion MKR and the contender Married at First Sight.
My Kitchen Rules came out on top for the second time this week with 1.15m viewers, but it took more than a few punches from MAFS on 1.11m. While Seven won the round in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth, Nine claimed victory in Melbourne and Brissy. Nine’s show also topped the Demos, begging the question: is it only a matter of time before the inevitable?
Meanwhile I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here was 685,000, down compared to last Monday’s (749,000).
Other timeslot wins went to Seven News, House Husbands, ABC News and The Chase.
Seven network won Monday with 31.2% then Nine 28.6%, ABC 18.9%, TEN 16.1% and SBS 5.2%.
My Kitchen Rules was #1 for Seven with 1.15m then Seven News (1.07m / 1.03m), Home and Away (776,000), Bride and Prejudice (636,000) and The Chase (551,000 / 335,000). Ramsay’s Hotel Hell was 300,000.
Married at First Sight (1.11m) led for Nine then Nine News (1.02m / 997,000), A Current Affair (748,000), House Husbands (669,000) and Hot Seat (494,000 / 287,000). Botched was 271,000.
ABC News (801,000) led for ABC followed by Media Watch (654,000), Four Corners (648,000), 7:30 (647,000), Australian Story (605,000) and Q&A (544,000).
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here drew 685,000 for TEN. The Project was 588,000 / 342,000, TEN Eyewitness News was (479,000), Whose Line is it Anyway? Australia was 316,000 and Life in Pieces managed just 136,000.
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m a Doctor (224,000), World News Australia (178,000), Simon Reeve’s Sacred Rivers (167,000) and Undressed (60,000).
ABC2’s Shaun the Sheep kicks off the ratings year atop multichannels with 215,000 viewers.
ABC News Breakfast: 110,000 / 57,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 13 February 2017