Nine wins final week of summer as Seven takes Sunday

Nine’s Married at First Sight won entertainment on Sunday, while the program also won all three key advertising demos.

The reality episode aired to a metro audience of 825,000, with Nine winning the night and the week.

Next in entertainment was Nine’s My Name is Cleo exclusive special which pulled in a metro audience of 750,000.

Nine director of news & current affairs Darren Wick, told Mumbrella: “We are honoured that the family of Cleo Smith chose to tell their story to Nine. From a 60 Minutes story to other opportunities across Nine, we will continue to support Cleo and her family as they go through the court process, and we take our legal obligations around reporting on Cleo’s story extremely seriously.”

ABC’s Vera was next, pulling in a metro audience of 560,000, followed by an episode of the network’s new series Muster Dogs, which brought in 549,000 metro viewers.

The #1 program on Sunday was Seven News which aired to 1.095 million metro viewers, while Nine News on Sunday had 827,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, Seven won the night, taking an overall network share of 32.3 over Nine’s 29.9%, while the ABC took a 17.1% share, and Ten took a 14.1% share.

Seven also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 7Mate with a share of 2.4%.

It was Nine, however, that took the week ending 5 February with a network share of 34.9% over Seven’s 27.4%, while Ten took 15.1%, just pipping ABC’s 15% share.

Nine also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 27.4% share ahead of Seven’s 20.2. The top multi-channel for the week was 7Mate on 3%

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 30 January, The Australian Open 2022 men’s final was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 2.344 million viewers, including 238,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 12%.

The program with the biggest uplift however was the launch of ABC’s Muster Dogs with an uplift of 60% and had a total of 1.13 million viewers overall, and BVOD audience of 219,000 nationally.

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