Married at First Sight has drawn first blood in the 2019 reality TV ratings, winning its timeslot with a cool 1 million metro viewers.
It defeated the return of My Kitchen Rules at 816,000 viewers, despite the half hour jump at 7pm. It was the lowest ever launch for the series.
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here was third in its slot at 676,000 viewers.
MAFS won the battle in every city except Perth.
Seven News topped the night at 1.02m viewers.
Official ratings don’t resume until Sunday February 10, but it’s game on in the TV wars.
Nine led in primary channels but Seven won Monday thanks to its multichannels with 33.6% to Nine’s 30.1%. 10 drew 16.8%.
Full ratings wraps will resume with official survey.