Married at First Sight helps Nine to Sunday ratings win

Married at First Sight claimed the top spot for Sunday night television, helping Nine to a win with an overall audience share of 21.3%.

Nine’s blind wedding show drew 1.170m metro viewers, according to OzTam’s overnight preliminary metro ratings. The program was the most watched show for the evening and across key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Seven’s rival reality TV program My Kitchen Rules rated 1.059m. In overall audience share Seven came in a close second to Nine with 19.9%. It was ahead of ABC’s 13.4%, Ten’s 11.1% and SBS’ 5.3%.

Tegan Martin was eliminated from the jungle in Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! The elimination averaged 712,000 while the rest of the show attracted 685,000 – the elimination episode finished eight minutes early giving an overall figure of 782,000 according to Ten.

ABC premiered its British crime television series Vera at 8:30pm averaging 828,000 – winning the timeslot ahead of Seven’s Sunday Night which pulled 733,000, Nine’s 60 Minutes which saw 688,000 tune inand Ten’s debut of its drama series Bull which managed 478,000.

In the 6pm news battle Nine News saw 1.051m tune in, beating Seven News’ 977,000.


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