Married at First Sight still helps Nine to a win

James McGrath
By James McGrath | 25 May 2015

Executives at Nine may be breathing a touch easier today, as Married at First Sight still managed to draw above one million viewers, while MasterChef continued to dominate the 7.30pm reality shootout.

The premiere of the controversial show drew 1.34 million eyeballs last week, with Nine executives immediately moving to order a second series on the back of the strong debut.

While the show did suffer a drop-off week-to-week, it wasn't as bad as it could have been.

The second episode of the series drew in 1.1 million people, but it wasn't enough to knock off MasterChef, as it did last week.

The cooking juggernaut pulled in 1.11 million viewers, placing it just ahead of Nine's marriage social experiment, but still well up on Seven's House Rules and Nine's Reno Rumble.

Meanwhile Home and Away continues to bring in consistent numbers for Seven, pulling in 828,000 on the overnight preliminary estimates from OzTAM.

As with last week, Married at First Sight delivered Nine a win for the night with a 28.9% on a network basis.

Network Seven came in at second with a 26% share ahead of Ten with 21.2%.

The ABC's strong current affairs line up delivered it a 17.9%.

You can take a look at the numbers for yourself below:


Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM. Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs.

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