Nine’s midweek primary share crept above 25% last night and was 8.0 ahead of its nearest competitor. Driving the audience to the channel was the first dinner party for Married At First Sight 2020. And what a wild and wicked gathering it was too with indications there could be plenty of unravelling of some couples still to come. The audience of 1,178,000 was the biggest so far this season, overtaking the launch night audience of 1,154,000.
Also performing well for Nine was A Current Affair on 755,000 and Doctor Doctor on 559,000.
Seven was kept in the game early in the night with Seven News close to 950,000 across the hour before Home and Away took over with the numbers down to 600,000.
My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals was on 422,000 some way back in fourth place after 7.30pm.
First Dates Australia then did 373,000.
Australian Survivor: All Stars took second place in the key demos behind MAFS with 572,000 last night.
The Project 7pm did 440,000 with Georgie Tunney on the desk and comedians Iliza Shlesinger and Jan Fran guesting.
Later in the night Bull did 208,000.
Comedy night on the ABC with Hard Quiz on 597,000, this week narrowly ahead of Mad As Hell on 570,000.
Black Comedy then did 211,000 with The Last Leg on 155,000.
Tony Robinson and drones then had an encore screening audience with 199,000 on SBS.
The doco Inside Cadbury then did a sweeter 238,000.