Ratings: The Voice tops night but drops; MasterChef rises

Last night’s episode of Nine’s The Voice was Tuesday’s top ranked program despite slipping to a season low of 1.2 million viewers while Ten’s MasterChef, was up 80,000 from last week to score an audience of 1.03 million according to OzTAM overnight ratings.

Network shares were steady with Nine on 28.6%, just ahead of Seven’s 27.2%, Ten with 21.4%, ABC with 16.6% and SBS on 6.2%.

Also on Nine, Nine News drew 1,108,000 and 1,052,000 across its one hour broadcast with A Current Affair 7pm’s top show with 955,000. Later, Lip Synch Battle dropped to 492,000 and 396,000 and the afternoon’s Hot Seat had 635,000.

After Seven News (1,108,000 and 1,102,000), Seven Year Switch was its network’s next best performer on 829,000 followed by Home and Away that saw 786,000 tune in. House Rules was steady on 729,000 with The Chase earlier on 665,000 and 420,000. Later, Best Bits had 315,000 fans this week.

MasterChef grabbed number one spot in the 18-49 and 16-30 for Ten with NCIS that followed steady on 643,000 while NCIS: Los Angeles had 488,000 and 226,000. Earlier, The Project rated 622,000 and 503,000, Family Feud had 582,000 and Ten Eyewitness News 516,000.

Best results for ABC came from ABC News (772,000) and 7:30 (585,000) with The Indian Dream Hotel debuting to 580,000 and Catalyst (539,000) also making the top twenty. Foreign Correspondent later had 353,000.

Great Continental Railway Journeys did well for SBS with 363,000 while Insight managed 227,000.

At breakfast, it was another big win for Today with 355,000 viewers ahead of Sunrise’s audience of 289,000. Later, Seven’s The Morning Show had 140,000, Today Extra on Nine had 132,000 and Studio 10 78,000.

See [Tuesday 10 May 2016] (Tuesday 10 May 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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