MAFS hits over 1 million metro viewers as Nine wins the week

Nine’s Married at First Sight for the first time this season reached over 1 million metro viewers on Sunday, while the show also won all three key advertising demos.

The reality episode aired to a metro audience of 1.007 million metro viewers, with Nine winning the night, and the week.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 20 February, Sunday’s episode of MAFS was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.831 million viewers, including 457,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 46%. This program also had the biggest uplift.

Next in entertainment was Nine’s 60 Minutes which pulled in a metro audience of 611,000.

Seven’s Dancing with the Stars: All Stars saw an average of 605,000 metro viewers tune in.

ABC’s Grand Designs New Zealand brought in 444,000 metro viewers, followed by an episode of the network’s Troppo which aired to 353,000 metro viewers.

The Women’s NRL premiership – Game 3 on Nine saw 268,000 metro viewers tune in. 

Meanwhile, the #1 metro program on Sunday was Nine News on Sunday with 1.105 million metro viewers, while Seven News on Sunday saw 1.068 million metro viewers tune in. 

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 34.5% over Seven’s 26.8%, while the ABC and Ten both took a 16% share. took a 16% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 7TWO and 10 Bold both with a share of 2.8%.

It was Nine that took the week ending 26 February with a network share of 30.3% over Seven’s 26.7%, while ABC took a 18.6% share and Ten took 15.8%.

Nine also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 22.2% share ahead of Seven’s 19.2%. The top multi-channel for the week was ABC News on 3.4 followed by 7TWO on 3.3%.

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