Another day, another Reality TV face-off as Married at First Sight tops My Kitchen Rules by a cool 180,000 viewers.
MAFS won with 1.3 over MKR‘s 1.12m and again topped the demos. That left I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in fourth place on 534,000 as the Oldfields entered the jungle.
The Winter Olympics averaged 755,000 viewers, down from 922,000 last Monday but enough to defeat Travel Guides, Four Corners and Law & Order: SVU.
Speech of the night went to actor Shareena Clanton making an impassioned “close the gap” plea on Q&A for the Indigenous inclusiveness in decision-making. The show drew 397,000 viewers, exactly the same as last week.
A Current Affair drew is best figure so far this year at 989,000 viewers, well ahead of Home & Away and The Project while Seven News won the 6pm battle.
Seven network won Monday with 34.6% then Nine (28.4%), ABC (15.8%), TEN (15.2%) and SBS (6.0%).
My Kitchen Rules led for Seven with 1.21m then Seven News (1.02m / 1.01m), Winter Olympics (755,000 / 361,000), Home and Away (704,000) and The Chase (550,000 / 368,000).
Married at First Sight (1.3m) was #1 for Nine then A Current Affair (989,000), Nine News (958,000 / 946,000), Travel Guides (627,000) and Hot Seat (513,000 / 303,000). Better Late Than Never was 218,000.
ABC News (700,000) led for ABC then 7:30 (647,000), Australian Story (583,000), Media Watch (523,000), Four Corners (500,000), Q&A (397,000) and Think Tank (164,000).
The Project (561,000 / 347,000) was best for TEN followed by I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (534,000), TEN Eyewitness News (457,000), Family Feud (317,000), Law & Order: SVU (281,000 / 183,000).
On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m a Doctor (229,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (194,000), River Cottage Australia (160,000) and SBS World News (130,000).
Winter Olympics topped multichannels at 208,000.
News Breakfast: 95,000 / 53,000
OzTAM Overnights: Monday 19 February 2018