The oven door has been opened and Seven’s ratings glory has started to ebb as Nine’s The Voice steals the show from My Kitchen Rules.
MKR has sat comfortably at the top of the ratings until now, with challenger The Voicetaking number one with 1.874 million viewers on its second night.
But The Voice is well down on last year’s second night result of more than 2.5 million viewers.
Seven’s cook-off is still going strong with 1.586 million people tuning in to see MKR last night, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.
Nine took a 28.1% share of all free-to-air viewers ahead of Seven’s main channel share of 25.3%.
The series return of Nine’s logie-winning drama House Husbands sat in seventh place with an audience of 1.135 million.
House Husbands beat Seven’s drama import Revenge with Monday evening’s first episode of the vengeful program winning over 971,000 viewers while the second episode pulled 840,000.
The top 10 programs were all dominated by Seven and Nine with Ten’s The Biggest Loser pushed down to 20th place with 552,000 viewers.
Ten’s best performing show was Ten News at Five with 758,000 viewers.
Nine News pulled in 1.306 million while Seven News claimed 1.261 million and ABC News had 905,000 viewers.
Ten’s share of viewers last night was 8.9% behind the ABC’s 13.8%.
SBS One sat on 2.4%.