Nine wins first week of 2020 ratings

Ratings: MAFS underpins a win for Nine, News Breakfast hits a record.

Nine has taken out the first week of 2020 ratings.

Married at First Sight underpinned Nine’s week at up to 1.18m viewers. It dominated the Reality TV battle, notably pushing My Kitchen Rules to record lows (the highest was on Thursday at 516,000).

But Seven did win the 6pm news battle with Seven News at up to 1.08m viewers on Sunday while Sunrise won at breakfast averaging 290,000 versus Today‘s 208,000. ABC’s News Breakfast also had a record number on Monday at 198,000 across two channels.

10 BOLD again topped multichannels.

Nine: 30.0
Seven: 26.6
10 / ABC: 17.7
SBS: 8.0

Primary channel:
Nine: 21.9
Seven: 17.4
ABC: 12.8
10: 11.4
SBS: 4.6

10 BOLD: 3.9
7mate: 3.4
7TWO: 3.3
9GEM: 3.1
9GO!: 2.9
ABC KIDS Comedy / 7flix: 2.5
10 Peach: 2.4
9Life: 2.1
ABC News: 1.7
SBS Food: 1.1
SBS World Movies: 0.8
ABC ME: 0.6
NITV: 0.2

Nine claimed the demos 16-39 and 25-54.

Nine won Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Seven won Thursday and Friday.

Nine led in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane. Seven won Adelaide & Perth.

Best brands last week were:

Nine: Married at First Sight (Wed: 1.18m), Nine News (Sun: 957,000), A Current Affair (691,000) and Paramedics (676,000).

Seven: Seven News (Sun: 1.08m), Home & Away (604,000), Bushfire Bash (559,000) and The Chase (511,000).

ABC: ABC News (Sun: 750,000), Doc Martin (673,000), Back Roads (634,000) and Grand Designs (599,000).

10: Australian Survivor (Tues: 612,000), Dancing with the Stars (585,000), Ambulance Australia (486,000) and The Project (7pm: 434,000).

SBS: Great Australian Railway Journeys (376,000), Inside Cadbury (238,000), Britain’s Most Historic Towns (219,000) and Great Wall of China: The Hidden Story (208,000).

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