Ratings: My Kitchen Rules serves up Thursday night ratings win

Last night’s First Semi-final of My Kitchen Rules and the show’s first and only Thursday episode of the season scored 1.36 million metro viewers to top the ratings and give Seven an overall win.

Seven’s 33.5% was the network’s biggest Thursday share of the survey so far. In second place Nine scored 25.1% without any NRL game with ABC on 17.8%, Ten on 17.5% and SBS with 6.1%.

Seven News rated 1,026,000 at 6pm dropping to 945,000 at 6.30 with Home and Away on 750,000 at 7pm while The Chase Australia had 615,000 and 419,000 in the afternoon. The later movie Captain America the Winter Soldier rated 348,000. On 7Flix the new drama line-up saw Criminal Minds grab the best result with 89,000.

Nine News (916,000 and 916,000) plus A Current Affair (823,000) got Nine off to a good start with RBT averaging 605,000 at 7.30pm. The afternoon’s Hot Seat managed 589,000 while a split schedule later saw The AFL Footy Show on 385,000 in three markets and the movie Gravity on 143,000 in NRL territory.

Meanwhile, The Project topped Ten’s night on 553,000 and 419,000 with Gogglebox next best with 557,000 (time adjusted) and Family Feud with 551,000. Modern Family dropped this week scoring 393,000 and 330,000 for two episodes while later, Law and Order:SVU had 393,000.

ABC News (774,000) scored its network’s best result with The Checkout (679,000) and 7.30 (642,000) also making the top ten. Janet King was next best with 595,000 with Antiques Roadshow rating 313,000 and a Utopia repeat on just 268,000.

Cooking also featured on SBS with Inside Heston’s World (199,000), Destination Flavour: Scandinavia (176,000) and Gourmet Farmer (162,000).

At breakfast, Nine’s Today averaged 332,000 to lead Seven’s Sunrise on 324,000 after Early Today drew an audience of 206,000 against Early Sunrise with 173,000. Later, The Morning Show averaged 157,000 and Today Extra had 134,000.

See [Thursday 21 April 2016] (Thursday 21 April 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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