Married at First Sight beats My Kitchen Rules on Monday

Married at First Sight has beaten My Kitchen Rules for the second night in a row.

But while they were split on Sunday with just 1,000 viewers, the gap widened somewhat last night with MAFS at 1.16m viewers and MKR at 1.01m. Nine’s show also led in the demos and for the first time won the national battle.

That left I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in third place with 621,000 viewers, down on last Monday’s 712,000 viewers. Two new celebs entered the jungle in the form of Brits Paul Burrell & Vicky Pattinson. Meanwhile, it may take viewers some time to notice SVU has switched nights, languishing on 259,000.

Part 2 of Nine’s Chopper drama fell from 903,000 to 696,000 but will lift presumably in Timeshifted.

ABC was caught in the reality crossfire with several shows hovering around the 500,000 mark.

Rolling coverage of the Olympics ensured Seven network still won Monday with 38.5% then Nine 27.2%, TEN 15.0%, ABC 14.3% and SBS 5.0%.

My Kitchen Rules was best for Seven with 1.01m viewers then Seven News (1.04m), Winter Olympics (922,000 / 507,000), Home and Away (707,000) and The Chase (581,000 / 439,000). 7mate coverage from PyeongChang topped multichannels with 348,000.

Married at First Sight was #1 with 1.16m viewers, it’s biggest audience so far. Nine followed with Nine News (960,000 / 932,000), A Current Affair (877,000), Underbelly Files: Chopper (696,000), Hot Seat (477,000 / 271,000) and Chopper: In His Own Words (310,000).

I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (621,000) led for TEN then The Project (544,000 / 358,000), TEN Eyewitness News (456,000), Family Feud (294,000) and Law & Order: SVU (259,000).

ABC News (768,000), 7:30 (599,000), Four Corners (511,000), Australian Story (501,000), Media Watch (500,000) and Q&A (397,000) comprised ABC’s night.

On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m a Doctor (197,000), River Cottage Australia (179,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (178,000) and SBS World News (129,000).

Sunrise: 297,000
Today: 269,000
News Breakfast: 103,000 / 52,000

OzTAM Overnights: Monday 12 February 2018


  1. I’m always forgetting SVU is on Mondays after years of being on Thursday’s
    Such a shame too, because TEN don’t offer any form of catch up either.

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