Ratings: MKR ratings reheated as Biggest Loser hits new low

After suffering a mid-season slump, Seven’s My Kitchen Rules lifted to be Tuesday’s number one show as Ten’s The Biggest Loser slipped to fifth in its timeslot to its lowest number so far for this season.

Earlier, continuing coverage from Queensland of the progress of Cyclone Debbie saw Sunrise make a rare appearance in the top twenty.

Overall, Seven’s network share of 31.7% won the night, equal with its previous Tuesday as Nine slipped to 29.5%. Ten was steady with 17.0% as ABC edged up to 15.5% and SBS had 6.3%.

My Kitchen Rules lifted 121,000 from the previous Tuesday to 1,236,000 to be Tuesday’s top show. Seven News was the number one news program with 1,138,000 and 1,035,000 but Home and Away that followed was third at 7pm. Later, Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares managed 483,000 and Bones 193,000. The afternoon’s The Chase had 522,000 and 331,000 in four markets.

Married at First Sight slipped to its lowest Tuesday number in seven weeks ranking in fifth place for the night with 1,034,000. Earlier, Nine News had 1,046,000 and 989,000 while A Current Affair was the number one 7pm show with 836,000. Travel Guides was steady with 671,000 in preliminary numbers and Schwarzenegger The Celebrity Apprentice had 189,000 in four markets. Hot Seat rated 417,000 and 238,000 in four markets in the afternoon.

Ten managed third place with The Project the best performer on 522,000 and 349,000 after Ten Eyewitness News lifted in the afternoon to 502,000. Family Feud had 327,000 at 6pm while NCIS and NCIS Los: Angeles both rated 407,000 in adjusted times, the latter winning its timeslot. At 7.30pm The Biggest Loser: Transformed was down to 275,000.

In the top ten for Tuesday was ABC News with 789,000 while 7.30 was the public broadcaster’s only other top twenty entry with 390,000 (not shown in Brisbane). The next best for ABC were The Indian Dream Hotel On Tour (320,000), Todd Sampson’s Life on the Line (281,000) and Foreign Correspondent (228,000).

Meanwhile, for SBS, Great Continental Railway Journeys continued its good run with 333,000 and Insight had 210,000.

At breakfast, Sunrise averaged 378,000 from 7am to 9am well ahead of Today (304,000) and ABC News Breakfast (130,000 and 68,000). Other numbers for Cyclone coverage include

Early Sunrise 237,000
Sunrise Extended 9am 277,000
Seven News Special 1pm 285,000

Early Today 210,000
Today Cyclone Special Coverage 9am 172,000
Today Cyclone Extended Special Coverage 11:30am 172,000
Nine News Special 1pm 187,000

Studio 10 50,000

More numbers will be added if available.

See Tuesday 28 March 2017 for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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