Nine wins first week of 2019 ratings -just.

Nine has won the first week of ratings for the first time in a decade.

Married at First Sight has underpinned Nine’s win, although the Big Bash League helped Seven to close the gap later in the week. All 4 episodes nabbed #1, #2, #3 and #4 for Nine.

ABC landed ahead of 10, who took a hit with the underperforming Changing Rooms.

In the end just 0.5% split Nine and Seven in Total People, which is too close for Timeshifted

Nine: 30.9
Seven: 30.4
ABC: 17.1
10: 15.5
SBS: 6.1

Primary channel:
Nine: 22.8
Seven: 21.4
ABC: 12.6
10: 9.8
SBS: 6.1

9GO!: 3.8
10 BOLD: 3.5
7TWO: 3.1
7mate: 3.0
ABC KIDS Comedy: 2.7
7flix / 9GEM: 2.3
10 Peach: 2.2
9Life: 2.0
ABC News: 1.3
SBS Food: 1.0
7food: 0.6
ABC ME: 0.5
NITV: 0.1

Nine led in the demos 25-54 and 16-39.

Best brands last week were:

Nine: Married at First Sight (Mon: 1.3m), Nine News (938,000), 60 Minutes (788,000) and A Current Affair (696,000).

Seven: My Kitchen Rules (Sun: 1.05m), Seven News (Sun: 951,000), The Good Doctor (579,000) and Big Bash League (SF1: 552,000).

ABC: Death in Paradise (658,000), ABC News (Sun: 645,000), Hard Quiz (607,000) and Back Roads (581,000).

10: I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (Sun Elim: 649,000), Gogglebox (566,000), 10 News First (361,000) and The Project (7pm: 348,000).

SBS: Secrets of the Manor House (233,000), Michael Portillo’s Abandoned Britain (222,000), McMafia (173,000) and Spying on the Royals (172,000).

Nine won on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Seven scored Thursday and Friday. ABC bettered 10 on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.

Nine claimed victory in Sydney, Melbourne & Brissy. Seven won Adelaide & Perth.


  1. Wow go Channel 9 in the Ratings Victory, in primary channel they even won by 1.4%. Very well done, it’s been a long time coming. Hey David the 7Food Network isn’t in the channels list here.!

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