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Three Wins the Week

Three Wins the Week, Married at First Sight Australia Remains Highest Rating Reality Drama of 2018

Three has won the week for the second week in a row. Last week, Three was the most-watched channel amongst 25-54s with an average weekly audience share of 21.6%, winning Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday nights.

Married At First Sight Australia recorded a 31.9% audience share in the key 25-54 demographic on Sunday, cementing its status as the highest rating reality drama of 2018 in this demographic. Last week, Married At First Sight Australia had a weekly average rating of 8.0 and a weekly average audience share of 28.9% amongst 25-54s, winning each of the four nights it screened on Three.

Friday nights are continuing to rate well. Three won the night with The Graham Norton Show and 7 Days* both winning their timeslots. The Graham Norton Show had a 6.2 rating with 26% audience share amongst 25-54s, followed by 7 Days* which rated a 6.7 with 24.6% audience share in the same demographic.

It was also a strong week for Newshub with Newshub Nation* winning its timeslot in the key 25-54 demographic (10.6% audience share). Newshub Live at 4pm won its timeslot from Monday to Friday last week with an average weekly audience share of 15%.

Kiwi audiences are heading to Three for their movie fix. Hercules, starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, won its timeslot with a 4.5 rating and 22.1% share of audience in the 25-54 demographic. This week’s Thursday Action Movie is R.I.P.D starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds.

RadioLIVE’s Mark Sainsbury concludes his ‘The Mo on the Road’ tour this week. Sainso is wrapping the tour up in Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill in his 1967 MGB Roadster. Be listening for your last chance to win the Roadster - the winner will be announced next Monday.

Last Friday, Josh Thomson announced that he is stepping back from his co-host role on the 7pm programme to spend more time with his family and to focus on other projects. 7 Days* host Jeremy Corbett will replace Josh as co-host alongside Jesse Mulligan and Kanoa Lloyd from April.


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