Married At First Sight hits a new high with final episode, bringing in 1.9m viewers

The final episode of Married At First Sight aired last night to the biggest ratings across all six seasons. 1.968m metro viewers tuned in, with that figure jumping to 2.611m when combined with regional watchers.

Nine News and A Current Affair also got a boost from the show, hitting 1.068m and 1.019m respectively, which gave A Current Affair its highest rating episode in two years.

Married At First Sight has ended with the highest ratings ever

Even with the boost, however, Nine wasn’t able to topple Seven again in the news ratings, with Seven News bringing in 1.112m metro viewers and 1.661m combined.

My Kitchen Rules struggled against Married At First Sight, dropping to 710,000 metro viewers, making it the ninth most watched show for the night.

Nine held the top four shows across all key demographics, with Married At First Sight sitting in the top position for each. Seven edged in to 25 – 54 and 18 – 49 with Seven News in fifth place, while My Kitchen Rules rounded out the top five for 16 – 39s.

The most-watched program on ABC was the ABC News with 789,000, followed by Australian Story on 715,000. Ten’s most-watched offering was The Project’s second half hour at 7pm, with 496,000.

Dancing With The Stars aired its third last episode to 437,000 metro viewers.

Nine was unbeatable in the shares, although it couldn’t hit the heights it saw on Sunday night. At a channel level it held 32%, down from 37% yesterday. Seven held 18.9%, ABC 13.1% and Ten 8.7%.

In network shares, Nine sat on 40.1%, Seven held 25.4%, ABC 13.1% and Ten 13.4%.

SBS held 4.9% at a network level and 3.4% for the channel.


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