Ten’s Sunday Night Takeaway drops to 218,000 viewers

Ten’s Chris and Julia’s Sunday Night Takeaway has dropped to its lowest rating to date, dipping to 218,000 viewers.

The show failed to keep up with Married At First Sight, which again took the lead with 1.485m metro viewers, and My Kitchen Rules with 800,000.

Sunday Night Takeaway premiered to 383,000 viewers in February

Ten’s most watched program for the night was The Project at 7pm, which landed 293,000 metro viewers.

Seven saw 428,000 metro viewers tune in for the AFL, rising to 602,000 when combined with regional figures. The women’s AFL grand final between the Adelaide Crows and Carlton brought 321,000 metro viewers and 409,000 combined – up 71% from last year’s figures.

In the news, Seven took the title again, with 1,109,000 metro viewers tuning in, compared to 971,000 for Nine. 60 Minutes also had a strong night, landing 842,000 metro viewers.

A strong night for ABC helped boost them in the daily share. Restoration Australia and the Melbourne Comedy Festival both joined ABC News in the top ten most watched for the night, pushing the channel to an 11.4% share.

Nine took the top share on 29.2%, followed by Seven on 19.5%, with Ten landing in on 6.7%.

At a network level, Married At First Sight carried Nine to a victory, giving them a hefty 39.0%. Seven took 28.4%, the ABC Network came in on 15.6% and Ten managed 10.1%.

9GO! took the top of the multi-channels with 4.1%, narrowly above 7mate on 10.0%. SBS pulled a 4.3% share.


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