MAFS tops first night of ratings year
Ratings: Nine takes first survey night. Dancing with the Stars beats out MKR.
The first official day of the 2020 ratings year proved a winner for Nine, but ABC also did good business.
Married at First Sight 1.09m viewers topped the night and the demos for Nine.
Grand Designs on 599,00 and Dancing with the Stars at 593,000 -both from around 7:30pm- landed ahead of My Kitchen Rules on 476,000 from 7pm.
Later 60 Minutes won its slot at 688,000 ahead of Midsomer Murders (572,000) and Seven movie: The Greatest Showman (228,000).
Nine Network won Sunday with 32.1% then Seven 24.8%, ABC 18.9%, 10 18.3% and SBS 5.9%.
Nine News drew 959,000 and Weinstein: Hollywood’s Reckoning was 366,000 for Nine.
Seven News won its slot at 1.08m viewers. During the day a Bushfire Bash cricket match pulled 576,000.
ABC News was high at 750,000. Earlier there were replays of Back Roads (190,000) and Hard Quiz (137,000).
The Sunday Project drew 378,000 / 227,000 for 10. 10 News First (358,000) and a Graham Norton repeat (299,000) followed. Bondi Rescue was 159,000.
On SBS it was Australia in Colour (170,000), SBS World News (168,000) and Guy Martin’s Great Escape (91,000).
9GO! movie Minions topped multichannels at 156,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 9 February 2020