MAFS tops night with 932,000 metro viewers, The Cube falls to 351,000

Married at First Sight was the most-watched show last night with 932,000 metro viewers, topping the key advertising demographics and securing a winning 32% network share for Nine.

Meanwhile, the second episode of Ten’s new Andy Lee-fronted game show, The Cube, dropped to 351,000 capital city viewers after premiering to 567,000 last week.

The Cube premiered last week

That left Ten with a 9.4% channel share and 16.2% network share (helped by 10 Bold’s 3.4% multi-channel win), behind the ABC’s respective 12.3% and 17.9%. The Seven Network finished on 26.9%, and SBS 7%.

Seven pitted Billy Connolly: It’s Been a Pleasure up during prime-time, against MAFS and The Cube. It landed between Nine and Ten’s shows on 433,000 metro viewers, but Seven News was once again on top of the news pile, with 906,000 at 6:30pm and 900,000 for the 6pm time slot. That put both half hours ahead of Nine’s counterparts, which drew 824,000 (at 6:30pm) and 815,000 (at 6pm).

MAFS topped the night last night

Nationally, MAFS landed in third place with 1.242 million viewers, behind Seven News (1.409 million) and Seven News at 6:30 (1.395 million). After MAFS, Nine aired the first episode of new drama Amazing Grace, which attracted 504,000 metro viewers from 9pm-10pm.

A Current Affair had 686,000, ABC News 685,000, and 7:30 607,000. The rest of the ABC’s evening programming was led by Hard Quiz on 579,000 and The Weekly With Charlie Pickering on 459,000.


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