Married at First Sight records highest ever audience

Nine’s reality TV show Married at First Sight has recorded its highest audience ever with 1.379m metro viewers.

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The penultimate episode of the season was the most watched program across all-people plus the key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings.

1.905m viewers tuned in nationally – including metro and regional affiliates

Nine finished in second spot for Sunday with an overall audience share of 23%.

Nine News was the second most watched show for the channel with 1.216m tuning in, while 60 Minutes rated 830,000 ahead of Nine’s NRL coverage which pulled 332,000 metro viewers. The NRL averaged 534,000 nationally.

Just beating Nine in overall audience share, Seven won Sunday night TV with 24.7%, with My Kitchen Rules taking second spot on the ratings ladder with 1.379m metro viewers. MKR saw 1.828m tune in nationally.

Seven News averaged 1.224m viewers ahead of current affairs program Sunday Night, which rated 764,000.

Seven’s AFL match between Melbourne and Carlton averaged 518,000 metro viewers with 248,000 of those in Melbourne and 132,000 in Adelaide. Nationally Carlton’s defeat saw 593,000.

ABC averaged a share of 11% with ABC News the channel’s most watched program seeing 703,000 tune in. Grand Designs came in second for ABC grabbing 574,000 ahead of its airing of the Melbourne Comedy Festival which saw 447,000 metro viewers.

7.5% was Ten’s overall share with its most watched program Modern Family which pulled 431,000 and 410,000 for its two episodes

Ten’s Bull averaged 373,000 metro viewers and 540,000 nationally, ahead of Bondi Rescue’s 335,000 metro viewers and 506,000 national viewers.

SBS came in fifth place with a 6% metro share. That Sugar Film, just made its way into the top 20 with 288,000.

Unusually, SBS beat Ten into fifth place – by 6.5% to 6.3% in Brisbane last night.


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