It took just 1,000 viewers, but Nine’s Married at First Sight has finally beaten Seven’s hit show My Kitchen Rules.
MAFS took 1.024m viewers while MKR secured 1.023m in a neck and neck battle on Valentine’s Day. It’s believed to be the first time in nearly 3 years Seven’s show has been toppled by a competitor. It also topped the Demos.
TEN’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here was 756,000, up from last Tuesday’s 737,000.
Other timeslot wins went to Seven News, A Current Affair, Travel Guides and The Chase.
Nine won the primary channels by just 0.1% but Seven network still won Tuesday thanks to its multichannels, with 30.4% then Nine 30.0%, TEN 18.6%, ABC 14.8% and SBS 6.1%.
My Kitchen Rules was best for Seven with 1.02m viewers then Seven News (1.00m), Home and Away (722,000), 800 Words (647,000) and The Chase ( 576,000 / 380,000). Bones was 227,000.
Married at First Sight (1.02m) led for Nine then Nine News (956,000 / 939,000 , A Current Affair (813,000), Travel Guides (650,000) and Hot Seat (458,000 / 276,000). Schwarzenegger The Celebrity Apprentice (179,000).
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here drew 756,000 for TEN. The Project was 552,000 / 321,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 455,000, NCIS was 428,000 and NCIS: LA drew 311,000.
ABC News (727,000) led for ABC followed by 7:30 (514,000), Ice Wars (399,000), Outback ER (384,000), and a repeat of Human Universe with Brian Cox (252,000).
On SBS it was Paul Merton’s Secret Stations (253,000), Insight (240,000), Dateline (146,000) and World News Australia (141,000),
Shaun the Sheep topped multichannels again with 231,000 viewers.
Today Extra: 130,000 / 105,000
The Morning Show: 124,000 / 76,000
Studio 10: 109,000 / 71,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 14 February 2017