MAFS tops Sunday TV as program helps Nine win the week

Married at First Sight has topped the overall ratings and entertainment on Sunday, as the show won the ratings week for Nine.

The episode aired to a metro audience of 1.113 million metro viewers, with the program also winning all three key advertising demos, and surpassed both Seven and Nine News.

Nine took the week ending 26 March with a network share of 30.3% over Seven’s 29.3%, while Ten finished the week on 16% and the ABC with a 15.9% share.

Nine also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 22.6% share ahead of Seven’s 19.6%, and the top multi-channel for the week was 7Mate on 4.2%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 20 March, Sunday’s episode of MAFS was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 2.064 million viewers, including 522,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 41%. This was also the program with the highest uplift from the week.

Looking at Sunday’s ratings, and next in entertainment was Nine’s 60 Minutes which aired to an average metro audience of 542,000 viewers.

Seven’s Dancing with the Stars: All Stars saw an average of 501,000 metro viewers tune in.

Ten’s Survivor Blood vs Water saw 440,000 metro viewers tune in, followed by ABC’s Grand Designs New Zealand, which had 372,000 metro viewers.

Meanwhile, as previously mentioned MAFS was the #1 metro program on Sunday followed by Seven News on Sunday with 983,000 metro viewers, while Nine News on Sunday saw 872,000 metro viewers tune in.

Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 36.3% over Seven’s 26%, while Ten took a 16.7% share and the ABC had 12.7%.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 7Mate with a share of 3.7%.

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