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Lego Masters helps Nine to Sunday night win

Nine’s family-friendly reality show Lego Masters has retained its strong audience, pulling 1.091m metro viewers last night and topping all three key advertising demographics.

The show was the most watched across 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54 year olds and landed as the second most watched show overall across the evening, despite a drop from the 1.377m it premiered to a week ago.

Lego Masters has proven to be a hit with viewers

Its success also helped Nine to an audience share win, with the channel holding 23.2% and 29.9% at a network level.

Nine News was the third most watched program for the night with 1.006m metro viewers, falling behind Seven News’ 1.095m, which made it the most watched show. Seven News took second place in the first two key advertising demographics, while Nine News took second in the 25 – 54 year olds.

Vera again proved to be a strong performer for ABC with 735,000 metro viewers, followed by 708,000 for ABC News rounding out the top five most watched.

In the primetime 7pm slot, Seven’s House Rules brought in 684,000 viewers, while Ten’s Masterchef, which airs at 7.30pm, pulled 638,000. ABC’s Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders saw 602,000 metro viewers tune in in the same slot.

Seven’s AFL which saw Geelong vs Essendon on the main channel in Melbourne and 7mate in Sydney and Brisbane, and Adelaide vs Fremantle on the main channel in Adelaide and Perth brought in 580,000 metro viewers overall, with that figure rising to 779,000 when combined with regional.

On Nine the NRL match between St George Illawarra and Parramatta, which aired in Sydney and Brisbane, brought in 302,000 metro viewers.

The same match was the most watched program on Foxtel, with 261,000 viewers tuning in. It was followed by the New Zealand vs Newcastle game which saw 184,000 viewers.

Seven also held second place in the audience share, 17.4% as a channel and 27.0% as a network. ABC took the third spot with 15.0% as a channel and 20.0% as a network, while Ten held 11.7% as a channel and 15.9% as a network.

In the secondary channels, the AFL helped 7mate to a win on 4.7%, followed by 7TWO on 2.7%.

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