Wednesday proved to be a difficult night for Nine, unable to clear the 800,000 mark for any of its shows.
Nine News did win in Sydney and Melbourne markets but in total numbers it trailed Seven. The Block is still underperforming, but managed second in the Demos.
Elsewhere, TEN’s Attenborough special failed to fire and ABC scored some good numbers, including Judith Lucy winning her timeslot.
Seven network won the night by a mile with a 36.4% share then Nine 23.9%, ABC 17.4%, TEN 16.2% and SBS 6.1%.
My Kitchen Rules eliminated Queenslanders Sheri and Emilie to the tune of 1.6m viewers. Next for Seven were Seven News (966,000 / 909,000), Home and Away (863,000), Million Dollar Minute (496,000) and the movie Fast Five (480,000).
A Current Affair (798,000) actually topped Nine News (795,000 / 792,000), The Block (756,000), Forever (509,000 / 380,000) and Hot Seat (483,000).
ABC News was strong at 844,000 then Mad as Hell (735,000), 7:30 (670,000), Judith Lucy is All Woman (599,000), QI (597,000) and Would I Lie to You? (395,000).
TEN Eyewitness News was best for TEN on 528,000. The Project was 496,000 / 405,000, Wonderland was 401,000, a David Attenborough special struggled on 362,000 and The Good Wife was just 267,000.
Walking Through History (331,000) led SBS ONE followed by The Missing Evidence (303,000) well ahead of SBS World News (123,000) and Witnesses (91,000).
7TWO’s Inspector Morse (281,000) pipped Neighbours (280,000) on their 30th anniversary.
ABC News Breakfast: 95,000 / 41,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 18 March 2015