The crowning of Casey Donovan as Queen of the Jungle drew 1.1 million capital city viewers to the final of Ten’s I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here.
Earlier, the bulk of the final averaged one million viewers an increase of 38% on the previous year’s final. Also doing well was Nine with Married at First Sight’s rating of 1,060,000 driving the network’s main channel to the number one spot.
However, with the addition of multichannels, Seven came out on top with a network share of 30.1%. This was its lowest result for a Monday so far but still well clear of Nine on 27.0%, Ten with its best Monday result of 19.9%, ABC on 17.2% and SBS with 5.8%.
Seven’s best number came from Seven News that won the 6pm half hour with 1,021,000 but slipped to 982,000 and second place at 6.30pm. Home and Away managed 727,000 at 7pm while My Kitchen Rules ended third at 7.30 with 968,000. Later, Seven won the 9pm timeslot with Bride & Prejudice finishing its inaugural season on 708,000 while Ramsay’s Hotel Hell had 320,000. The afternoon game show The Chase had 593,000 and 396,000.
Married at First Sight continued its strong run with 1,060,000 after Nine News had 998,000 and 1,035,000. Also on Nine, A Current Affair was number one at 7pm up to 868,000 last night while, later, House Husbands had 599,000 in preliminary numbers and Adele Live in New York averaged 342,000. Earlier, Hot Seat managed 497,000 and 278,000.
This season of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here is up 9% on last season with Ten also reporting an improved social media response and use of the network’s website. Next best last night for Ten was The Project with 679,000 and 370,000. Earlier, Ten Eyewitness News won its timeslot with 502,000 and Family Feud had 346,000. Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia later had 545,000 and 153,000 in preliminary numbers.
ABC News just made the top ten, while 7:30 (623,000), Media Watch (612,000) and Four Corners (566,000) were steady this week. Australian Story (521,000), however, was down 145,000 week-on-week and Q&A dropped to just 341,000.
Over on SBS Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (247,000) and SBS World News (168,000) delivered the best results.
Results for breakfast programs were lower than usual with Sunrise on 273,000 and Today with 268,000.
The results for Saturday night’s WA election coverage included:
SEVEN NEWS - SAT 173,000
NINE NEWS SATURDAY 81,000
ABC1 WA VOTES: ELECTION RESULTS LIVE-EV 75,000
SEVEN 2017 WA STATE ELECTION 74,000
ABC1 WA VOTES: ELECTION NIGHT LIVE-EV 71,000
TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS SAT 63,000
Nine ELECTION 2017 - WA DECIDES 59,000
ABC24 WA VOTES: ELECTION RESULTS LIVE-EV 46,000
ABC24 WA VOTES: ELECTION NIGHT LIVE-EV 39,000
See Monday 13 March 2017 for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.
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