Nine wins 35% overall network share as MAFS tops entertainment

Nine won a 35% overall network share as Married at First Sight won entertainment on Wednesday night.

The episode aired to a metropolitan audience of 967,000, with the show also winning all three major publicity demos.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for February 23, Wednesday’s episode of MAFS was the No. 1 program nationally on the shelf, with 1.9 million viewers, including 509,000 on BVOD and an increase of 51 %.

It was Wednesday’s episode of Seven’s SAS Australia which had the highest increase of the week at 54%.


As mentioned, Nine won the night with their 35% to Seven’s 23.5%, while ABC had a 19.2% share and Ten had a 14.8% share.

ABC’s overall network share was helped by its ABC News multichannel which had a 4.1% share, ABC’s highest share for a year-round and overnight multichannel.

The next entertainment was an episode of ABC’s Hard Quiz which drew 637,000 Subway viewers, followed by Seven’s Home and Away which saw an average of 552,000 Subway viewers tune in.

The Chase Australia on Seven had 512,000 Tube viewers, followed by Shan Micallef’s Mad As Hell on ABC which saw an average of 485,000 Tube viewers.

Wednesday’s No. 1 program was Seven News which aired to 1.027 million subway viewers, while Seven News at 6:30 a.m. had 1.011 million subway viewers. Nine News had 997,000 and Nine News at 6:30 a.m. had 981,000 viewers on the subway.

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