Over 2.4 million viewers across the nation last night tuned in to the premiere of Channel Nine’s new game show 1 vs 100.
A peak national audience of 2.403 million Australians were captivated by 1 vs 100, the new quiz show phenomenon sweeping the world, hosted by Eddie McGuire.
1 vs 100, a classic David and Goliath clash that pits one contestant against an audience of 100 people for a chance to win $1 million in prizemoney, was watched by an average of 1.958 million viewers Australia-wide.
In Sydney, 1 vs 100 was the night’s number one program with an average audience of 563,000 which peaked at 662,000 at 9.24pm.
In Melbourne, an average of 657,000 viewers tuned in to see the quiz show’s first contestant, Mike Toal, take on the mob and walk away with $134,500 in prize money, with coverage peaking at 773,000 viewers at 9.25pm.
In Brisbane, 1 vs 100 won its timeslot with an average of 320,000 viewers, peaking at 442,000 at 8.39pm.
In Adelaide, 196,000 viewers tuned in, with a peak of 250,000 at 9.33pm while in Perth, an average of 222,000 made 1 vs 100 their winning choice, with a peak of 276,000 at 9.37pm.
Nine’s premiere of Ocean’s Deadliest at 7.30pm also won its timeslot, attracting a peak national audience of 2.212 million, with an average of 1.647 million.
In Sydney, Steve Irwin’s final documentary was the night’s second most-watched show and first in its timeslot with an average of 559,000 viewers.
1 vs 100 continues next Monday, February 5 at 8.30pm on Nine, with Christie Kijurina, a 29 year-old car salesperson from Englorie Park, New South Wales, vying for a chance to take on the mob.