Seven wins Thursday as My Kitchen Rules claims timeslot

Thursday offered some good news for Seven with My Kitchen Rules managing to win its timeslot.

As the only Reality show in its slot, the show drew 517,000 viewers. While that equalled its best audience so far, it’s not a particularly strong number for the timeslot.

But at least it was ahead of 7:30 (504,000), Ambulance Australia (485,000) and RBT (442,000). However it was Ambulance Australia that led demos in the slot.

Meanwhile the numbers left watching after 8:30pm were pretty dreadful. Law & Order: SVU (286,000 / 243,000), Would I Lie to You? (265,000 from 9pm), Modern Family (255,000 / 185,000 from 9pm) and Nine movie: Transformers: The Last Knight (231,000).

Seven network has its first nightly win of the 2020 ratings year with 29.3% then Nine 26.3%, 10 20.0%, ABC 16.2% and SBS 8.2%.

Seven News was #1 at 929,000 / 920,000. Home and Away was 587,000 then The Chase (507,000 / 295,000).

Nine News was 798,000 / 796,000 for Nine then A Current Affair (630,000). Hot Seat pulled 418,000 / 245,000.

The Project drew 433,000 / 274,000 for 10. 10 News First was 372,000 / 206,000.

ABC News won its slot with 681,000. Elsewhere it was QI (264,000), Doctor Who (212,000) and The Drum (166,000).

On SBS Britain’s Most Historic Towns  was best at 214,000 then SBS World News (123,000) and The Little Drummer Girl (103,000).

NCIS topped multichannels at 153,000.

The Morning Show: 144,000 / 87,000
Today Extra: 115,000 / 78,000
Studio 10: 43,000 / 41,000 / 38,000

OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 13 February 2020

16 Comments:

  1. Massive Transformers fan (who drives a Decepticon car and rides an Autobot motorbike…seriously!) here, but TF:TLK is one of the worst movies of the last 20 years. The only way to make it even worse was to add commercial breaks. I am so sorry to the 231,000 people who endured that.

      • David : Yeah, we’re Whovians and we iView it ASAP because the FTA showing is a whole couple of days later. (Loving the current season, incidentally). I wonder if the ratings would improve if ABC chucked it on FTA quickly like Nine do with Survivor…
        aesthetic : How very true. Just look at MAFS.

    • Don’t apologise to anyone who sat and watched that movie. Never underestimate the total crap people will sit, watch and really enjoy. And no doubt a lot of them would’ve!

  2. I enjoyed Survivor Winners at War, gonna be a ln interesting season. Wonder if Ten would ever consider a US v Aus season, possible as a first season in 2021 as can’t imagine another all stars season. That would be interesting. Or even Survivor: World War with contestants from all countries with a local version.

  3. Isn’t Survivor (American version) a reality show! No mention of it here but expect it would have attracted a good size audience, particularly those fans of both Survivor shows

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