Nine and Ten must be Mad as Hell

James McGrath
By James McGrath | 12 February 2015

It's becoming a familiar tune, but MKR once again dominated the schedule, and the return of Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell outrated both The Block and I'm a Celebrity.

My Kitchen Rules brought in more than 1.6 million metro viewers according to the latest overnight figures from OzTAM.

Rebecca Gibney series Winter suffered a drop-off in viewers week to week, shedding 200,000 viewers as fewer viewers stuck around after MKR.

Winter was still the second-most watched non-news program of the night with 918,000 viewers, as Seven ran out with a 10-point win on the evening.

One of the major talking points was the performance of Mad as Hell against its commercial competitors.

The Shaun Micallef vehicle brought in 768,000 viewers against The Block's 720,000 and I'm a Celebrity's 600,000.

It should be noted that the programs weren't competing directly, although there was some overlap with I'm a Celebrity running 11 minutes late, and the confirmed viewer figure sitting at 611,000.

Seven romped home with a 35.6% share against Nine's 25.6 point share.

Meanwhile, ABC put up a strong night with a 17.2% share, beating out Ten by one point.

Tonight's interest lies with the free-to-air premiere of the Australian version of Gogglebox on Ten.

It premiered on Foxtel last night, with the show the second-highest rating program for the night - a total of 146,000 subscribers tuned in.

You can check out the numbers for yourself below:


Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM. Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs.

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