Bernard Tomic units tongues wagging for Ten, however Seven’s MKR begins the TV yr with a bang
CHANNEL 7’s MKR received the battle for eyeballs this week, however Bernard Tomic made I’m a Movie star … Get Me Out of Right here! essentially the most talked-about present as networks launched their largest actuality choices for 2018 forward of the scores season.
Tennis star Tomic proved his price as a headline magnet when he bailed on Ten’s South African jungle-based collection after solely three nights.
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Issues for his psychological well being, flak from fellow sportsmen and criticism of the present’s producers dominated the information this week.
Because the Australian Open completed, Seven cashed in on an viewers which had endured weeks price of promoting for scores juggernaut My Kitchen R ulesgoing head-to-head with 9’s Married at First Sight on Monday night time.
MKR got here out on high every night time, with over a million viewers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The robust efficiency was consolidated with a very good outcome for hit US medical drama The Good Physician on Monday and Tuesday.
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Seven’s director of programming Angus Ross stated: “It’s a good place to start and we are really excited by what’s to come.”
MAFS had 900,000-plus viewers every night time, and received the night time on Thursday — when MKR wasn’t on.
The official scores interval hasn’t began however make no mistake; the networks are watching numbers intently.
Final yr, a retooled and supersized MAFS posed the primary critical risk that MKR had confronted in years. Initially MKR dominated the scores however MAFS slowly caught up and at occasions, the 2 reveals raced neck-and-neck.
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STILL TO COME THIS YEAR:
Underbelly Recordsdata: Chopper9, a two-part miniseries starring Aaron Jeffery, Sunday February 11 and Monday February 12.
Ninja Warrior9, which was the community’s largest success story final yr.
Australian SpartanSeven, a brand new collection to compete with Ninja Warriorhosted by Edwina Bartholemew.
Olivia: Hopelessly Devoted To YouSeven, a long-awaited biopic about Aussie singer Olivia Newton John, starring Delta Goodrem.