330,000 metro viewers tune in for Family Feud on Sunday night

Ten’s revamped Family Feud drew 330,000 metro viewers on Sunday night, up against Seven’s Farmer Wants a Wife which brought in 853,000 metro viewers and Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior State of Origin special which delivered 877,000.

Nationally, 1.368m watched Farmer Wants a Wife, 1.187m Ninja Warrior and 458,000 Family Feud.

It was announced earlier this year that Family Feud would be returning to screens, following its cancellation in 2018. The show previously occupied Ten’s troubled 6pm timeslot, but will become a 7.30pm staple in its latest iteration.

Seven also aired a news investigation, The Lindy Tapes, with 574,000 metro viewers tuning in, while Nine’s 60 Minutes brought in 486,000. FBI on Ten delivered 157,000.

Nine also aired the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canterbury Bulldogs which brought in 277,000 metro viewers, airing on Nine in Sydney and Brisbane and 9Gem in the other states. Seven’s AFL coverage of the Essendon Bombers vs the St Kilda Saints delivered 466,000, airing on Seven in Melbourne and Adelaide alone.

Seven also took a narrow win for the night, holding a 29.6% network audience share above Nine’s 27.9% and ABC’s 19.0%. Ten slipped to just 13.7% for Sunday.

In the channel audience shares it was Nine that had the edge, holding 21.1%. Seven delivered 21.0%, ABC 14.8% and Ten 7.9%. The most-watched multi-channel was 7mate with 4.6%.


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