Nine wins another night as Nine News and ACA hit 2020 highs

Nine notched up another TV ratings win on Monday night as A Current Affair and Nine News both found new highs for 2020.

Nine News leapt to a metro audience of 1.066m viewers while A Current Affair drew 848,000. Nationally, 1.378m watching Nine News and 1.162m A Current Affair.

A Current Affair found a 2020 high on Monday night

Married At First Sight also delivered a good audience of 1.046m metro viewers and 1.388m nationally.

But Seven still managed to take the title for most-watched program overall with 1.098m metro and 1.681m national viewers.

Seven’s attempts weren’t enough to topple Nine though. The Nine Network held a 29.2% network share and 22.4% for its primary channel. Seven secured 23.2% and 16.0% for the night, ABC 22.1% and 16.8%, and Ten 19.4% and 13.6%. SBS held a network audience share of 6.0% and a primary channel share of 3.5%. Ten had the most-watched multi-channel with 10 Bold on 3.4%.

In the 7.30pm timeslot, Ten’s Australian Survivor: All Stars delivered 700,000 against MAFS, while Seven’s My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals brought 476,000. Nationally, Survivor brought in 922,000 and MKR delivered 756,000. Survivor’s current season-high is 701,000 metro viewers which it hit at the beginning of March.

In the key advertising demographics of 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s it was MAFS in the top spot across the board, followed by Survivor. Nine News took the third spot.

7.30 was the most-watched for ABC with 888,000 metro viewers, followed by ABC News with 856,000. Australian Story brought in 713,000 and Media Watch 579,000.

The Q&A special on coronavirus (COVID-19) had 517,000 in the cities and 732,000 in total.

In the evening, Nine’s news special on coronavirus delivered 632,000 metro viewers, Seven’s The Latest: Seven News brought in 340,000 and Ten’s Hughesy, We Have A Problem delivered 293,000.


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