Nine had the edge in primary channels but Seven’s multichannels helped it to match its rival in network share.
Nine and Seven both tied on 30.8% then TEN 17.1%, ABC 16.5% and SBS 4.7%.
The Block still topped the night, continuing its unbeatable run, at 1.19m viewers. Nine News was next at 1.14m / 1.11m followed by A Current Affair (996,000) and Hot Seat (637,000) and Big Brother (618,000). The Big Bang Theory was 290,000 / 245,000.
Seven just scraped the magic million with Seven News (1.01m / 970,000), The Force (972,000), Home and Away (893,000), Border Security (876,000), Criminal Minds (868,000 / 566,000) and Million Dollar Minute (485,000).
The Bachelor (640,000) was best for TEN then The Project (589,000 / 417,000), and TEN Eyewitness News (588,000). Wonderland has slipped to 418,000 -its lowest figure this season. What was surely the last-ever Extant fell to Earth with just 137,000.
ABC News (762,000) was best for ABC then 7:30 (667,000), the return of Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell (643,000), Utopia (620,000) and Reality Check also hitting a new low at 390,000. A replay of The Code was just 186,000.
A timely episode of Living with the Enemy was 237,000 for SBS ONE then Wild Britain (151,000), Borgen (136,000) and SBS World News (118,000).
ABC2’s Peppa Pig topped multichannels at 308,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 99,000 / 54,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 24 September 2014