Ratings: Twenty to One off to slow start as Kiss Bang Love slides

Twenty to One, Nine’s latest attempt to grab a share of the prime time TV audience got off to a slow start last night scoring a metropolitan audience of 715,000 to finish third at 7.30pm.

It was worse news for Seven’s Kiss Bang Love, that was fourth in its timeslot with its second episode drawing 446,000 viewers after debuting to an audience of 513,000 last week.

MasterChef was the only non-news program over one million viewers as last night’s immunity challenge helped Ten to its highest prime time audience of the 2016 survey in total people and younger demographics.

Ten’s main channel was number one while Seven had the highest network share with 26.5%, edging out Nine on 25.7%, Ten with 24.7% plus ABC (16.5%) and SBS (6.7%). Ten was the most popular network with younger viewers.

Seven’s news bulletin at 6pm grabbed the number spot for the night with 1,146,000 but the 6.30 pm portion dropped to fifth with 1,059,000. House Rules improved to 865,000 while Home and Away slipped to 737,000. The afternoon’s The Chase continued its good form with 735,000 and 459,000 while Best Bits later had 259,000. The best results came in Sydney (53,000) and Melbourne (41,000) with just 15,000 in Brisbane, 14,000 in Adelaide and 6,000 over in Perth.

Nine News (1,085,000 and 1,076,000) and A Current Affair (940,00) did well for Nine while Britain’s Got Talent improved on its lead in, up slightly to 759,000 last night. Later, 2 Broke Girls managed 314,000 and 214,000 with Hot Seat attracting 636,000 fans in the afternoon. The first episode of NRL Rookie had 128,000 on 9Go!, placing it 38th for the night in multichannel programs.

MasterChef dominated with younger audiences while The Project (716,000 and 499,000) also did well. NCIS was steady with 695,000 and NCIS Los Angeles had 465,000 and 267,000. Earlier, Ten Eyewitness News rated 559,000 with Family Feud on 593,000.

ABC News (870,000),7:30 (713,000) and Catalyst (514,000) made the top twenty for their network. The premiere of Revolution School averaged 492,000, down from previous timeslot holder The Indian Dream Hotel. Also in the line-up for the night were Antiques Roadshow (380,000) and Foreign Correspondent (328,000).

For SBS, Great Continental Railway Journeys (318,000) and Insight (248,000) were best.

Sunrise (324,000) was the favourite breakfast show for the second morning this week with Today dropping to 303,000. Following, The Morning Show saw 160,000 tune in on Seven with Nine’s Today Extra managing 139,000 with Studio 10 doing well with 98,000.

See [Tuesday 31 May 2016] (Tuesday 31 May 2016) for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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