Seven & Nine manage the unthinkable -a whole night without Reality TV.
Ratings: And yet the sky did not come crashing down....
Both Seven and Nine ran schedules without Reality television shows last night -and still managed to come first and second in the Ratings.
Seven’s line-up consisted of Observationals and Drama whilst Nine had a staggered schedule due to sport, but ran Observationals and Docos elsewhere. For Nine it was the second night in a row without Reality (after winning Tuesday without it).
But Reality did top the night for TEN with more good numbers for MasterChef on 1.22m viewers.
Seven network won with 26.8% then Nine 26.1%, TEN 23.9%, ABC 18.0% and SBS 5.3%
Seven News was 1.00m / 926,000 for Seven then Highway Patrol (833,000), Border Security (794,000), Home and Away (742,000), Criminal Minds (670,000 / 499,000) and Million Dollar Minute (549,000).
Nine News (1.12m / 1.01m) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (954,000) and Hot Seat (682,000). The Footy Show was 372,000 in 3 cities, RBT was 297,000 in 2 cities, Top Gear was 287,000 in 3 cities and Walking the Nile was 187,000 in 2 cities.
MasterChef Australia (1.22m) ruled for TEN. The Project was 697,000 / 555,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 598,000, Madam Secretary was 575,000 and Elementary was 248,000 / 119,000.
ABC News (819,000) was best for ABC then 7:30 (694,000), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (659,000), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (647,000), QI (540,000) and Would I Lie to You? (406,000).
24 Hours in Emergency (227,000), The Quest for Bannockburn (166,000) and SBS World News (157,000) ranked for SBS. The Legacy ended with 112,000.
ABC2’s Peter Rabbit again led multichannels at 273,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 76,000 / 42,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 24 June 2015