Married at First Sight UK, produced by CPL Productions, returned to Channel 4’s E4 last night to stellar ratings on its season 7 launch.

Following on from the success of season 6, the premiere episode became the second-most watched show in its slot on free-to-air TV with a 5.5% market share – with the audience peaking at 840,000. The season 6 reunion special, Married at First Sight UK One Year On, which followed the season 7 launch, also performed well to become the most-watched show in its slot, with a 5% market share.

Married at First Sight is distributed worldwide by Red Arrow Studios International.