Another drama-filled dinner party brings 1.058m metro viewers to MAFS

Nine’s Married at First Sight has again benefitted from a dramatic dinner party with 1.058m metro viewers tuning in on Wednesday night. Last week’s dinner party episode gave the reality format a 2020 ratings high of 1.178m.

1.443m national viewers tuned in to watch the episode and it topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s.

The show was the most-watched program of the night in both the metro and national markets, topping Seven News which took second play with 892,000 metro viewers and 1.379m nationally. Nine News drew 818,000 and 1.063m nationally. ABC News brought in 674,000 and 972,000.

The next most-watched entertainment program of the night was Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell on ABC which brought in 592,000 metro viewers, followed by Hard Quiz with 588,000. Mad As Hell drew 829,000 national viewers and Hard Quiz 837,000. Home and Away did better nationally with 883,000 viewers but dropped in metro audiences, bringing in 540,000.

Ten’s Australian Survivor: All Stars brought in 584,000 metro viewers and 747,000 nationally. Seven’s My Kitchen Rules dropped to 416,000 metro viewers – just above its season low of 402,000 – and 652,000 nationally.

At 9pm, Nine again won the slot with Doctor Doctor which brought in 540,000 metro viewers, followed by First Dates Australia on Seven with 290,000. Ten’s Bull brought in just 189,000.

Again the win for the night went to Nine with a 24.3% audience share as a main channel and 30.9% as a network. Seven delivered 16.6% and 24.4%, Ten 12.4% and 20.0% and ABC 12.3% and 16.7%. SBS brought in 4.9% and 8.0%. The most-watched multi-channel was 10 Bold with 5.1%.


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