TV Wrap: MAFS attracts close to 1m viewers on Sunday night; Nine takes the week

Married At First Sight (MAFS) on Nine aired to nearly one million metro viewers on Sunday night, the biggest crowd the show has drawn this season.

The reality show has dominated ratings since its launch at the end of January. It also topped all three key advertising demos on Sunday night.

MAFS last night saw drama unfolds during the Commitment Ceremony

Nine Network won the week ended 4 March with a 32.2% share, followed by Seven with 25.1%, ABC with 18.2% and Ten with 16.1%.

Meanwhile, the night also saw some positive figures for Ten’s Australian Survivor and Seven’s Australian Idol, both of which launched on the same night as MAFS.

While Survivor refreshed its best rating of the season with 534,000 metro viewers on Sunday, Idol reached the previously established audience record of 453,000 again last night.

However, following MAFS in entertainment were ABC’s Vera and Death in Paradise, pulling in 608,000 and 569,000 metro viewers respectively.

Nine Network won the Sunday overnight with a 33% share, followed by Seven with 21.7%, ABC with 20.8% and Ten with 16.9%.

The top-rated primary channel was Nine with a 27% share, but the top-rated multichannel was 10 Peach with 2.4%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Report for 26 February, Married at First Sight on Nine last Sunday was the #1 program nationally with 2.026 million Total TV viewers, including 649,000 on BVOD and the biggest uplift of 58%.

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Graphs provided by Nine. 


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