TV Ratings March 18: MAFS Leads Strong Night for Nine with ACA + Bad Mothers

• There were some appalling scores last night on My Kitchen Rules

• Nine in control Monday with ACA, MAFS and the Bad Mums
• Bad cooks make a mess of entrée and dessert on Seven’s MKR

• Seven News 998,000/989,000
• Nine News 937,000/912,000
• A Current Affair 891,000
• ABC News 724,000
• 7.30 600,000
• The Project 477,000/276,000
• 10 News First 413,000
• SBS World News 110,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 264,000
• Today 200,000


Home And Away started its week on 658,000 after a week 11 average of 576,000.

There were some appalling scores last night on My Kitchen Rules with the bubby and wife Mick & Jodie-Anne with the fab friends Lyn & Sal. Pete scored their entrée 1 out of 10 and the dessert 2 out of 10. Manu was a little more generous scoring those dishes 2 and then 2. The Monday audience was 714,000 after 761,000 last week, which was the best episode of week 11.

The brilliant doco Billy Connolly Made In Scotland: Part 1 then did what was a disappointing 335,000. 


A Current Affair featured Steve Marshall reporting on the Christchurch attack with 891,000 after a week 11 average 782,000.

Married At First Sight stood tall after 7.30pm again with 1.351m after last week’s 1.288m on Monday.

Bad Mothers was on 498,000, keeping its audience after 495,000 a week ago.


Discussion on The Project about Christchurch included the responsibility of the media. Conrad Sewell was also a guest on the show with 477,000 after 7pm following an average last week at 7pm of 409,000.

Dancing With The Stars had audiences of 568,000 for the elimination and then 495,000 for the remainder of the episode. Its week 11 numbers were 526,000 and 484,000.


7.30 focussed on the Christchurch attack and had 600,000 viewers after week its 11 average of 587,000.

Australian Story did 579,000 after 551,000 last week.

Four Corners looked at Uber and its operating strategies and future plans with 556,000 watching after 605,000 a week ago.

Media Watch looked at coverage of Friday’s terror attack with Sky News Australia one of those under the microscope for its audience of 603,000.

Q&A was then live in Townsville with questions about Queensland senator Fraser Anning. The episode did 360,000. 


The Kennedys continued at 7.30pm with 174,000.

The final of this short series of Michael Mosley: Trust Me I’m A Doctor did 180,000.

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