TV Ratings March 14: MAFS Drunken Antics Push Crowd to 1.4m

• MKR & Hard Quiz under 700k

Wednesday: Week 11 2019

• Nine’s dinner party delivers: Drunken antics push crowd to 1.4m
• Next best entertainment audiences under 700,000: MKR & Hard Quiz

• Seven News 950,000/875,000
• Nine News 930,000/911,000
• A Current Affair 808,000
• ABC News 685,000
• 7.30 592,000
• The Project 253,000/397,000
• 10 News First 372,000
• SBS World News 139,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 270,000
• Today 178,000


After audiences so far this week of 636,000 and 617,000, the 7pm soap Home And Away did 628,000 last night.

On My Kitchen Rules, leaderboard regulars Andy & Ruby and Lisa & John served near-perfect prawns, but when their paella didn’t pay off they were unable to match the score of 136 from Ibby & Romel and Victor & G. The last episode of the MKR week did 662,000 after 732,000 a week ago. Last night could well be a ratings record MKR didn’t want.

A repeat screening of the feature doco Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy then did 277,000 after premiering with 730,000 last year.


A Current Affair has long followed the Karen Ritevski disappearance and reporter Martin King was leading the program last night when it covered the manslaughter plea of Karen’s husband Borce. The episode did 806,000 after 927,000 and then 778,000 earlier in the week.

More amazing Married At First Sight scenes as some of the couples go even further off the rails in their love experiment. The dinner party pulled 1.407m last night after 1.299m on Wednesday last week.

New Amsterdam then did 460,000 after 437,000 a week ago.


Wil Anderson was the star attraction on The Project talking about his new show and how he is still fine tuning the content without having given it much of a test run with audiences yet. Comedy Festival crowds should be in for a treat when it opens in two weeks. The 7pm segment of the show did 397,000, which was its first night under 400,000 this week.

Ejecting a spitter from the beach started off an episode of Bondi Rescue with 370,000 watching. A repeat ep was then on 328,000.

Two Law & Order: SVU episodes then did 153,000 and 168,000.


Hard Quiz was on 627,000 after 696,000 a week ago.

Rosehaven featured a town boycott of the real estate business and did 454,000 after 477,000 last week.

Get Krackin’ introduced a new co-host with 213,000 tuning in after 221,000 last week.


The Gourmet Farmer repeat was on 104,000 before the audience lifted to 165,000 for a Great British Railway Journeys episode from Blackburn to Manchester.

The second episode of Australia In Colour then did 339,000 after launching with 340,000 a week ago.

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