Sunday Night in trouble as MAFS hits season high
Ratings: 1.69m are hooked on a cheating scandal as Nine storms the night. Sunday Night sinks for Seven.
Married at First hit a new season high last night as the show’s experts juggled with a new “ethical” dilemma of whether to allow cheating partners to remain on the show. As if.
1.69m viewers were drawn to the scandal, easily topping the demos. That was even the highest “regular” episode across all six seasons.
It was more than double its nearest competition, My Kitchen Rules at 774,000 viewers.
Restoration Australia, from 7:40pm, was in third in the slot at 539,000 leaving Sunday Night Takeaway at a new low of just 246,000 viewers.
But Seven’s Sunday Night also struggled with just 342,000 viewers, easily beaten by 60 Minutes on 811,000 and ABC’s Vera at 659,000 (the latter hit the front from 9:40pm).
Nine network won Sunday with a whopping 39.4% then Seven 25.2%, ABC 18.4%, 10 10.4% and SBS 6.6%.
Nine News drew 1.01m, while Australian Crime Stories was 346,000 for Nine.
Seven News won its slot with 1.03m viewers. A Manhunt replay was 166,000.
ABC News was best for ABC at 679,000. The Indian Dream Hotel was 162,000.
The Sunday Project drew 309,000 / 221,000 for 10. 10 News First was 240,000, Hughesy We Have a Problem was 236,000 and NCIS was just 109,000.
SBS had a low night with The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer (153,000), SBS World News (145,000), Diana: In Her Own Words (142,000).
9GO! movie Casino Royale topped multichannels at 160,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 24 March 2019