Lego Masters bursts into final week with 1.126m metro viewers

Lego Masters has entered the last of its three-week run by picking up another 30,000 viewers, pulling 1.126m metro viewers last night, a jump from 1.091m last Sunday night.

The show, which has just been renewed for a second season, was the most-watched program on TV and delivered Nine an audience share win of 24.2%. It also topped the three key advertising demographics – 16 – 39, 18 – 49 and 25 – 54.

Lego Masters’ Hamish Blake

Nine News took the second spot in all three and was the third most-watched program of the night with 1.001m metro viewers tuning in.

Seven News took the second spot in total people, pulling 1.028m metro viewers. Seven’s House Rules also had a slight jump – it took 704,000, up from 684,000 last Sunday.

The AFL brought in 366,000 metro viewers for the channel. Viewers in Melbourne and Adelaide saw Hawthorn take on Greater Western Sydney on Seven’s primary channel, while Sydney and Brisbane saw the same match on 7Mate. Perth viewers saw Fremantle vs Richmond on the main channel.

On Foxtel, the Hawthorn vs GWS match brought in 119,000 viewers, while Fremantle vs Richmond took 185,000. The subscription TV provider also showed North Melbourne vs Geelong which saw 181,000 viewers tune in.

Nine showed the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the North Queensland Cowboys on its primary channel in Sydney and Brisbane for a combined metro viewership of 290,000. The same match brought in 276,000 viewers on Foxtel, while the Sydney Roosters vs Canberra Raiders game took 200,000 viewers.

While Seven couldn’t topple Nine’s Lego success, it did deliver an audience share of 20.3%, ahead of ABC’s 11.6% and Ten’s 10.9%.

Ten’s most-watched program for the evening was Masterchef which took 573,000 metro viewers, a dip from 638,000 last week. In the same slot, ABC’s Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders brought in 485,000 viewers.

Ten’s The Sunday Project took 378,000 viewers at 7pm, but the earlier portion of the show only brought in 218,000.

In the network audience share, Nine held onto the top spot with 31.2%, followed by Seven on 30.2%, ABC on 16.2% and Ten on 15.7%.


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