ABC News and 7TWO share top multichannel win as Nine’s MAFS strikes gold

Nine’s Married at First Sight won entertainment on Monday, with the network also celebrating an overall network share win.

The episode aired to a metro audience of 940,000, with the program also winning all three key advertising demos.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 21 February, Monday’s episode of MAFS was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.650 million viewers, including 419,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 47%.

However, it was SAS Australia’s launch on Seven, and Nine’s La Brea which had the biggest uplift of the week, both with an uplift of 49%.

Next in entertainment was an episode of ABC’s Australian Story which brought in 583,000 metro viewers, followed by Seven’s Home and Away which saw an average of 539,000 metro viewers tune in.

ABC’s Four Corners was next, pulling 509,000 metro viewers, while Media Watch on ABC had 508,000 metro viewers.

Ten’s Would I Lie To You? Australia had 482,000 metro viewers, followed by Australian Survivor Blood vs Water on Ten which saw an average of 463,000 metro viewers tune in.

Monday’s episode of SAS Australia on Seven brought in 372,000 metro viewers.

The #1 program on Monday was Seven News which aired to 1.098 million metro viewers, while Seven News at 6:30 had 1.023 million metro viewers. Nine News had 991,000, and Nine News at 6:30 brought in 980,000 metro viewers,

Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 30.2 over Seven’s 23.5%, while the ABC had a 20.4% share, and Ten had a 18.5% share.

Helping ABC’s overall network share was its multichannel ABC News which had a 3.6% share.

Nine won the primary channel share and the top-rating multi-channel on Monday was 7TWO and as previously mentioned, ABC News both with a share of 3.6%.

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