ABC News wins 7pm timeslot
Ratings: Without The Voice to contend with, audiences are leaning towards News over lighter fare.
Wednesday night proved to be a close tussle between Seven and Nine, but Nine fell over the line.
Nine network share was 30.6% then Seven 29.9%, ABC 17.1%, TEN 16.7% and SBS 5.6%.
The Big Bang Theory (1.29m / 1.24m / 869,000) was best for Nine then Nine News (1.28m), Arrow (1.1m), ACA (1.06m), Hot Seat (703,000) and The Following (492,000).
Seven News (1.32m) was #1 for the night. Seven’s next performers were The Force (1.12m), Today Tonight (1.00m), Highway Patrol (988,000), Home and Away (945,000), Criminal Minds (762,000 / 601,000), Deal or No Deal (559,000). Hannibal was 185,000.
ABC News (970,000) topped ABC1 then 7:30 (722,000), Qi (719,000), Mad as Hell (671,000), Tractor Monkeys (405,000), Grand Designs Revisited (353,000) and The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting (257,000).
TEN News was best for TEN on 722,000. Modern Family was 536,000 / 518,000, The Project was 528,000, Mr & Mrs Murder was 523,000, The Good Wife was 401,000 and The Simpsons was 337,000.
Wildest India (315,000) led SBS ONE then Extreme Frontiers: Canada (209,000), World News Australia (189,000) and Borgen (135,000).
Neighbours topped multichannels with 329,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 54,000 / 40,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 8 May 2013