TV Ratings March 23: Nine wins Tuesday thanks to MAFS’ nude drawings and lingerie cooking


• Amazing Race has over 500k, as contestants arrive in the Harbour City

Primetime News
Nine News 1,046,000/1,006,000
Seven News 1,004,000/958,000
ABC News 700,000
10 News First 369,000 (5:00 pm)/ 230,000 (6:00 pm)
SBS World News 188,000/151,000

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 752,000
7.30 610,000
The Project 282,000 (6:30 pm)/ 439,000 (7 pm)
The Drum 207,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 274,000
Today 232,000
News Breakfast 208,000

Late News
The Latest 133,000
ABC Late News 88,000
Nine News Late 42,000
SBS World News late 42,000


Nine has continued to benefit from the dominant run that Married at First Sight is having in the TV ratings, having lost only one night this year that the show has aired. Last night was no different with the broadcaster having the top primary share (24.7%) and Network share (32.3%) after MAFS brought in a strong 1.04m viewers last night. 

MAFS was #1 in all key demos and was also up on last Tuesday’s episode which had brought in 1.026m.

Botched followed MAFS with 354,000 down from the 371,000 that it had last week.


Seven filled the 7:30 pm slot last night with Britain’s Got Talent- Best and Worst which had 321,000 viewers.

This was followed by The Good Doctor (308,000) and The Resident (178,000).

The broadcasters top rating show last night was Home and Away with 568,000.


On 10, The Amazing Race Australia had 503,000 which was up on last weeks 480,000 as the race took its contestants to Sydney. In the penultimate episode, The Cowboys cemented their place as the team to beat, landing on the Pit Stop first, leaving The Super Sikhs and The Gold Coast Girls to duke it out in the rap challenge, luckily for them no one went home as it was a non-elimination leg.

This was followed by a double of NCIS which had 282,000 and 202,000 tune in.

The Project had 282,000 and 439,000 viewers as the show brought four people back onto the desk, one year on from the first day of lockdown.


On the ABC, Foreign Correspondent had 434,000 which was slightly down on the 447,000 that it had last week. The program covered how Spain is handling the Covid-19 pandemic.

This was followed by the second episode of Caro Meldrum-Hanna’s doco Exposed: The Ghost Train Fire which had 399,000 which was an improvement on the first episode’s ratings which brought in 376,000.


The top rating show on SBS last night was a repeat of Great Australian Railway Journeys with 242,000.

This was followed by the SBS current affairs lineup: Insight (150,000), Dateline (98,000), and The Feed (59,000).

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