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Amazing Grace wins slot, The Cube drops in second outing.

Ratings: MAFS + Amazing Grace prove a winning combo for Nine. Not enough viewers return to The Cube.

Wednesday was another winning night for Nine, importantly as it launched a new local drama.

Married at First Sight was again #1 at 932,000, up on last Wednesday.

Interest in politics saw 7:30 at 607,000 then Hard Quiz (579,000), Billy Connolly: It’s Been a Pleasure (433,000) and The Cube at 351,000 – down considerably on its 567,000 launch.

Nine’s new Amazing Grace launched to 504,000 winning its slot, ahead of The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (459,000),  The Pembrokeshire Murders (319,000 / 255,000) and Aftertaste (258,000).

Nine network won Wednesday with 32.0% then Seven 26.9%, 10 17.9%, ABC 16.9% and SBS 7.0%.

Nine News drew 824,000 / 815,000 while ACA again led its slot at 686,000. Hot Seat pulled 377,000 / 226,000. New Amsterdam was 180,000.

Seven News also won its slot at 906,000 / 900,000. Home and Away (525,000) and The Chase (460,000 / 290,000) followed.

ABC News was 685,000. The Drum was 191,000, while Adam Hills: The Last Leg managed 106,000 then Why Are You Like This (93,000).

The Project pulled 403,000 / 259,000 for 10. 10 News First was 308,000 / 198,000 then Bull repeats soft at 184,000 / 159,000.

On SBS it was Britain’s Most Historic Towns (178,000), Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime (169,000), SBS World News (143,000 / 133,000), the last ever Vikings (103,000) and Mastermind (59,000).

Bluey still led multichannels even at 159,000.

Sunrise: 255,000
News Breakfast: 118,000 / 79,000
Today: 186,000

OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 3 March 2021

26 Responses

  1. I could told you that Amazing Grace would win the timeslot . It’s a new show and people would be curious about it . However I can’t stand [Edit: Kate Jenkinson] and her acting . She’s bad in Wentworth and she hasn’t improved .

  2. I only watched Amazing Grace to see Alex Dimitriades who wasn’t in the episode. Agree with the review on this site that the soundtrack was quite out of place. I definitely don’t think I am the demographic for this show, so most likely will not return.

    1. I actually thought of your comment when I saw the numbers ! Seems to me that the TV powers that be should pay more attention to the comments posted on here. A lot of knowledgeable people.

  3. Pembrokeshire and Amazing Grace were both very good, watched AG on broadcast and then caught-up on Pem on 7Plus (didn’t realise two eps had already aired though?) Top work by producers on both. I’d had Pembroke recommended to me beforehand also.

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