TV Ratings February 26: MAFS clear winner with 1.26m

• Ambulance Australia returns for 10

Tuesday: Week 9 2019

• Confrontation on MAFS with show clear fave on 1.26m
• Complete strangers separated again as they depart MKR
• Ambulance Australia returns for 10, Insight best at SBS

•FTA TV news/current affairs
• Seven News 918,000/881,000
• Nine News 867,000/905,000
• A Current Affair 765,000
• ABC News 712,000
• 7.30 610,000
• The Project 256,000/457,000
• 10 News First 371,000
• SBS World News 135,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 283,000
• Today 200,000


Home And Away moved to 605,000 last night after 642,000 on Monday.

My Kitchen Rules saw Milly and Karolina separated again just one night after they met as they were eliminated from the talented group two. The Tuesday episode was on 861,000 after 774,000 a week ago.

The Good Doctor managed 543,000 after 518,000 a week ago.


A Current Affair featured two reporters in the spotlight last night – Martin King confronted George Pell outside court while later in the episode things were more relaxed when Sylvia Jeffreys interviewed Hugh Jackman. The episode did 765,000 after 883,000 on Monday.

A producer intervened last night to keep Martha and Cyrell apart last night on Married At First Sight. Episode 19 and tensions exploded more than normal with 1.261m watching the action ringside. That is down a little from the 1.34m watching on Tuesday last week.

Travel Guides saw the jetsetters in Argentina with all groups scoring the experience 4 out of 5. The episode did 745,000 after 729,000 a week ago.


Lots happening on The Project with Waleed Aly in Vietnam and Dilruk Jayasinha in the studio. Hamish Macdonald reported on George Pell and the show interviewed Guardian reporter Melissa Davey. The episode was on 457,000 after 448,000 on Monday.

The return of Ambulance Australia then did 379,000, well under the 582,000 metro overnight number the series launched with last year.

An episode of NCIS then did 301,000.


7.30 devoted the episode to reporting on the George Pell conviction with reporter Louise Milligan the first guest and the show also previewed a Four Corners episode Milligan will present next Monday. The episode later spoke with reporters Joanne McCarthy and David Marr about the case. The episode did 610,000 after 579,000 on Monday.

Foreign Correspondent followed on 468,000 and then the final episode of Catalyst for this season did 334,000.


Michael Portillo’s Abandoned Britain had an audience of 210,000 at 7.30pm after 212,000 a week ago.

A new episode of Insight attracted the biggest SBS audience of the night on 214,000.

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