TV Wrap: Farmer Wants A Wife finale tops Sunday entertainment, Seven wins the week again

The second instalment of the Farmer Wants A Wife finale on Seven won Sunday night entertainment, while Ten’s MasterChef Australia sat in equal second with the ABC’s children’s program Bluey.

The finale brought in 737,000 metro viewers for Seven, while MasterChef and Bluey both aired to 492,000 metro viewers on Sunday night. Nine’s The Summit aired to 441,000 metro viewers.

Farmer Wants A Wife finale. Source: TV Tonight

Seven Network won the week ended 20 May with a 30.5% overall share, followed by Nine with 27.4%, Ten with 17.1% and the ABC with 15.3%. SBS had just 9.7% overall share.

Seven was also the top rated primary channel, at 21.5%, followed closely by Nine at 19.4%.

Back to overnights, and Seven News on Sunday was the number one metro program, with 1,041,000 metro viewers, topping the 18-49 and 25-54 advertising demos. Nine News Sunday followed with 831,000 metro viewers, topping the 16-39 advertising demo.

Nine’s The Summit had 441,000 metro viewers, while The ABC’s Grand Designs saw 417,000.  Ten’s The Sunday Project saw just 193,000 metro viewers.

In the latest Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Report for 14 May, the first episode of the Farmer Wants a Wife finale was the #1 program with 1,351,000 Total TV viewers, and 205,000 on national BVOD. It had a 27% uplift on overnight.

The ABC’s Kangaroo Beach Family Day Special was the program with the biggest uplift of 141%, with 253,000 Total TV viewers and 103,000 on BVOD.

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Graphs provided by Nine. 


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