TV Ratings April 3, 2023: Nine on top as MAFS comes to an end for 2023


Survivor finale tops 1m in total TV

• Creepy crawlies abound on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Total TV Ratings, March 27

It was the second night of Final Vows on Married At First Sight (MAFS), with two of the three couples calling it quits. It wouldn’t be MAFS without a dramatic walk out, and 1,825,000 watched as Cameron fulfilled the brief perfectly after being rejected by Lyndall, lifting 48%.

The return of RPA took 725,000 behind the scenes of Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, lifting 22%.

It was grand finale night on Australian Survivor, with the final four facing an Immunity Challenge which consisted of standing on some tricky poles and having spikes pushed into their back. After voting George off, 1,010,000 (up 32%) watched as the final three made their pitches to the jury, with 1,094,000 (up 29%) watching as Liz was crowned the winner. 

Overnight TV Ratings, April 3

Primetime News
Seven News 992,000 (6:00pm) / 989,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 773,000 (6:00pm) / 807,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 594,000
10 News First 227,000 (5:00pm)/ 195,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 136,000 (6:30pm)/ 121,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 741,000
7.30 508,000
The Project 201,000 6:30pm / 301,000 7pm

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 221,000
Today 198,000
News Breakfast 144,000

Nine has won Monday night with a primary share of 30.1% and a network share of 36.5%. 7Two has topped multichanels with a 3.3% share.

Nine’s A Current Affair looked at the Hillsong church’s spending, and told 741,000 about a video that was made for a principal’s farewell, which featured a section where young boys – some with learning challenges – were mocked. The second part of the Married At First Sight (MAFS) reunion was just as dramatic as the first, with the Reunion Commitment Ceremony taking 1,066,000 viewers to the couch. Tayla put her foot in her mouth by revealing that she and Cam were potentially more than just friends, whilst there was hope for Claire and Jesse despite the cheating scandal. 

Felicity and Tane’s honeymoon was over on Home and Away, with Seven bringing 486,000 to Summer Bay. Two episodes of Highway Patrol then sped the night up for 266,000 and 243,000 respectively. It was movie night for 131,000, with Crazy Rich Asians following. 

The ABC’s 7.30 covered the fallout of the Aston by-election, and told 508,000 about how the anti-vax group My Place is pushing to take ‘control of council decisions’. Australian Story told 416,000 about Mahboba Rawi and Sourosh Cina, who have been evacuating children and staff from their Afghan orphanages following the Taliban’s return to power in 2021. Four Corners looked into how the classification rules for the Paralympics are regularly bent and broken for 329,000. 

On 10, The Project (201,000 6:30pm / 301,000 7pm) spoke to Senator Andrew Bragg about the future of the Liberal Party, and covered the ‘make under’ beauty trend. I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! checked in with the celebrities roughing it in the jungle, with 465,000 watching participants sticking their hands in boxes full of creepy crawlies. Would I Lie To You? followed with 258,000.

The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Britain by Beach with 93,000.

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