Cricket boosts Ten, Nine's Sherlock loses 8.30

Cricket boosts Ten, Nine's Sherlock loses 8.30

Cricket fans gave Ten’s ratings a boost last night as Seven’s My Kitchen Rules continues to dominate.

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MKR pulled in 1.668 million viewers to Seven last night and was Wednesday night’s most watched show, according to OzTam’s preliminary metro ratings.

Seven won the night overall with a 32.1% share of all free-to-air viewers with 25.9% for its main channel.

Ten’s ratings were lifted by the cricket with 761,000 people watching the post-game broadcast.

The first half of the T20 Big Bash League match pulled in 697,000 with 666,000 watching the second half.

Ten’s share reached a total 20.9% with 14.7% for the network’s primary channel.

The Block: Fans v Faves sat below the million mark last night with 975,000 viewers.

Sherlock won just 459,000 viewers for Nine on its return to four out of the five metro markets last night. Having already aired in Perth the show came in fourth place at 8.30 behind the cricket, the ABC's Spicks and Specks and Seven's MKR/MR Deeds.

Nine won a total combined share of 25.2% with 18.9% for the network’s main channel.

The ABC came fourth with a total 16.9% and 11.5% for ABC1. SBS sat on 5% with 3.7% going to SBS ONE.