TV Ratings January 31, 2023: More MAFS weddings bring drama and viewers


Double act of brothers on Australian Idol

• Villains head back to Tribal Council on Survivor

Total TV Ratings, January 24

Seven’s Home and Away brought 961,000 to Summer Bay, lifting 27%. 

The quarter finals of the Australian Open kicked off on Nine, with Jessica Pegula taking on Victoria Azarenka. 657,000 watched as Azarenka came out on top, advancing to the semi finals, up 9%. Afterwards, Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Jiri Lehecka in front of 651,000, up 12%.

610,000 watched as The Bachelors brought in a sexologist and relationship coach to meet with the mansion’s residents, lifting 49%.

Better Date Than Never made its debut by introducing 511,000 to the first batch of hopefuls looking for love, up 34%

Overnight TV Ratings, January 31

Primetime News
Seven News 846,000 (6:00pm)/ 865,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 772,000 (6:00pm)/ 776,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 555,000
10 News First 256,000 (5:00pm)/ 149,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 134,000 (6:30pm)/ 101,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 660,000
7.30 442,000
The Project 164,000 (6:30pm)/ 274,000 (7pm)

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 223,000
Today 201,000
News Breakfast 151,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 26.3% and a network share of 33.9%. 7Two has won the night for multichannels with a 3.3% share. 

Nine’s A Current Affair looked at the fallout of two dream homes that were built only 40 centimetres apart, and interviewed the daughter of the QLD cop shooters for 660,000 viewers. Married At First Sight continued with a new set of weddings, and a new set of drama. 796,000 watched on as Dan and Sandy said their vows, whilst Claire and Jesse got off on the wrong foot.

MAFS five city metro ratings:
Mon: 840,000
Tue: 796,000

492,000 started their night with Seven’s Home and Away, before the second episode of Australian Idol. 434,000 watched Gold Coast-based brothers Angus and Bobby Holmes audition separately, but after learning the pair are related, the judges asked them to perform together. 

Australian Idol five city metro ratings:
Mon: 413,000
Tue: 434,000

On 10, The Project (164,000 6:30pm / 274,000 7pm) crossed to Hamish Macdonald in Alice Springs after a community meeting to tackle crime in the town ended in chaos, and interviewed American comedian Iliza Shlesinger. Australian Survivor saw the Villains sent back to Tribal Council for the second time in a row, with 410,000 watching as Michael was the second castaway to be kicked off the island. 

Survivor five city metro ratings:
Mon: 447,000
Tue: 410,000

ABC’s 7.30 looked at how the death of Tyre Nichols has affected the US, and interviewed treasurer Jim Chalmers for 442,000. The second episode of Better Date Than Never then followed up on Olivia’s first date and introduced Dianne to 257,000. Australia’s Wild Odyssey followed rainfall from the Pacific Ocean to central Australia alongside 182,000 viewers. 

The highest rating show on SBS was Who Do You Think You Are USA? with 136,000 tuning in.

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