Married At First Sight delivers Nine massive 37% share as Ten hits new low

A record-breaking performance from Married At First Sight has helped the Nine network secure a 37% daily ratings share for its primary channel on Sunday, while Ten dropped to a new lowest share.

The finale dinner party episode of Nine’s reality juggernaut brought in 1,858,000 metro viewers, jumping to 2,448,000 when combined with regional viewers, giving the show a new high across all six season.

Married At First Sight helped Nine to a huge share win

Nine News and 60 Minutes also had a strong night, pulling 1,104,000 and 1,083,000 metro viewers respectively.

The three shows were also the most watched across all key advertising demographics, giving Nine a solid win across all markets.

Ten saw its lowest daily share since January 2014, with 5.6% for the channel and 8.9% at a network level. Ten’s most watched show for the night was The Sunday Project at 6.30pm which saw 262,000 metro viewers.

The penultimate episode of Chris and Julia’s Sunday Night Takeaway slumped to a new low of just 161,000 metro viewers.

Seven was unable to topple Nine, with My Kitchen Rules averaging 784,000 metro viewers and 1,096,000 for Seven News.

It was a solid day for ABC – it had the most-watched morning show with Insiders bringing in 290,000 metro viewers and 446,000 nationally, edging out Weekend Sunrise which secured 280,000 metro viewers.

In the daily channel share, Nine’s 37% saw it easily take the win, over Seven on 17.5% and ABC on 10.4%.

Ten’s loss in the channel share also saw it place fourth at a network level, taking just 8.9%. Nine was top with 45.5%, while Seven landed in second on 25.8% and ABC was third with 14.2%. SBS pulled 5.6% share at a network level, landing just behind Ten.

Seven had the top multi-channel, with 7mate averaging 3.9%, above 9GO! on 3.4%.


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