The Block wins Reality face-off but Seven takes out Wednesday
Ratings: Nine's renovation series was ahead of TEN's cook-off and Seven's talent quest, but Seven won Wednesday night.
For thirty minutes last night three Reality TV shows squared off against one another: The Block, MasterChef and Australia’s Got Talent.
And that’s the way they finished up in the rankings, with Nine’s renovation series again #1 for the night on 1.33m, with TEN’s cook-off at 1.09m and Seven’s talent quest at 1.02m.
Seven took out the night thanks also to Seven News (1.32m), Today Tonight (1.19m) both of which beat Nine’s offerings, but Home and Away was again in fourth on 888,000. The Amazing Race Australia premiered with 886,000 at 9pm. Deal or No Deal was 648,000 but The Price is Right was just 339,000.
Nine’s other shows were Nine News (1.2m), ACA (1.08m), Big Bang (878,000), The Mentalist (737,000), Hot Seat (621,000), RPA (599,000) and Embarrassing Bodies (344,000).
TEN’s other shows included Offspring (867,000), TEN News (762,000), The Good Wife (517,000) and The Project 6pm (480,000).
ABC continued its underperforming Wednesdays with ABC News (983,000), 7:30 (647,000), Wild Life at the Zoo (515,000), Randling (488,000), Agony Aunts (309,000), At the Movies (232,000) and Laid languished behind on a dismal 228,000.
Extreme Frontiers Canada was 294,000 for SBS ONE with Predators in Your Backyard on 249,000. Letters and Numbers was 174,000.
All New Simpsons topped multichannels with 348,000.
The Morning Show: 169,000
The Circle: 52,000