Channel 7’s The Front Bar has won the ratings war against Nine’s revamped Footy Show in the premier edition of both shows on Wednesday night.
The Footy Show had a a major boost in ratings compared last year’s efforts, but were still convincingly beaten in viewer ship by their Channel 7 counterpart.
Figures released this morning have revealed that The Front Bar averaged 278,000 viewers, compared to The Footy Show’s 193,000.
TV ratings are in…
The Footy Show coming off the #MAFS lead in.
— Damian Tardio (@damiantardio) March 20, 2019
The early signs are worrying for the Footy Show, considering it’s revamped debut had the lead in of the popular Married at First Sight.
On a national scale, the Front Bar also won the ratings battle, averaging 511,000 to 343,000.