MAFS, MKR and Survivor all increase audiences on Tuesday night, but the win still goes to Nine

All three flagship reality formats across the commercial networks were up on Tuesday night, but it was still Married At First Sight which took the win. The program rose from 1.067m metro viewers a week prior to 1.109m, just shy of its premiere of 1.154m two weeks ago.

Ten’s Australian Survivor also saw a jump with 612,000 metro viewers tuning in, up from 562,000 the week prior, and Seven’s My Kitchen Rules also got a bump, up to 455,000 from its series low of 402,000 last week.

Married At First Sight grew week on week on Tuesday night

The jump gave Seven fourth spot in the timeslot, up from fifth last week, with 7.30 on ABC delivering 478,000 metro viewers, but SBS’ Great Australian Railway Journeys dropping back from 404,000 metro viewers to 376,000.

Nationally, 1.474m tuned in to MAFS, 775,000 to Australian Survivor, 729,000 to 7.30 and 726,000 to MKR. Great Railway Journeys delivered 549,000 nationally.

MAFS also took the top spot in all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by Australian Survivor. Paramedics, which aired at 9pm on Nine, took the third spot. It drew 678,000 metro viewers overall and 927,000 nationally.

Seven News was the most-watched of the news offerings, delivering 988,000 metro viewers and 1.536m nationally. Nine News brought in 845,000 metro and 1.104m nationally, ABC News 657,000 and 958,000.

Nine won the night in the audience shares with a network share of 32.0% above Seven’s 24.3%, Ten’s 19.3% and ABC’s 15.5%. SBS Network held 8.8%. As a channel, Nine secured 25.0%, Seven 17.0%, Ten 13.5% and ABC 10.7%. SBS secured 5.4% and the most-watched multi-channel was 10 Bold with 3.5%.


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