TV Ratings March 2: Nine #1 thanks to MAFS and Britney Spears

married at first sight

• Confession week on MAFS starts with over 900K

Primetime News
Seven News 918,000 (6 pm)/901,000 (6:30 pm)
Nine News is 864,000 (6 pm)/853,000 (6:30 pm)
ABC News 681,000
10 News First 305,000(5 pm)/209,000 (6pm)
SBS World News 148,000 (6:30 pm)/108,000 (7 pm)

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 704,000
7:30 578,000
The Project 240,000 (6:30 pm)/431,000 (7 pm)
The Drum 174,000 

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 258,000
Today 190,000
News Breakfast 189,000

Late Night News
Nine News Late Edition 223,000
The Latest 119,000
ABC Late News 70,000
World News Late 50,000

Married at First Sight kicked off its confessions week with 944,000 viewers which helped Nine win its 23rd primary share in a row with 26.7% and to also be the #1 network with a 33.6% share.

The episode was down on last Tuesday’s 992,000 but was  #1 in all key demos last night as the couples had to rank the attractiveness of the other couples in the experiment, as well as write letters to each other saying something they have never told anyone before.

Following MAFS was the anticipated release of the New York Times documentary Framing Britney Spears which had 484,000 tune in.

On Seven, the top-rated non-news show was Home and Away with 543,000 which was followed at 7:30 by Highway Patrol with 310,000.

The Good Doctor had 327,000 which was up on last weeks 294,000, which was followed by The Resident with 181,000.

On 10, The Amazing Race Australia had 479,000 viewers as the teams travelled from the Sunny Coast to Brisbane, where The Bodybuilders were eliminated from the Race. This was up on last Tuesday’s 459,000.

The Project had 240,000 and 431,000 as the show covered the NSW police dropping the investigation into the Canberra sexual assault claims, and spoke to Australian musician G Flip.

On The ABC, 7:30 had 578,000 which was followed by Foreign Correspondant with 437,000 and then 268,000 tuned in for Catalyst

On SBS, the top rating show last was a repeat of Great Australian Railway Journey‘s which had 233,000 viewers along for the ride.

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