After a tough week in the ratings race, Seven has its first win of the week -despite not winning any timeslots until 9:30pm with Criminal Minds.
While it trailed Nine in primary share, Seven got over the line thanks again to its multichannels. While Nine won the early evening timeslots it dropped a bucketload when The Mysteries of Laura followed Hot Plate -Nine has already bumped the show to a later time next week.
TEN’s Bachelor won the Demos, but dropped slightly on its premiere while both ABC and SBS had some good results.
Seven Network won the night with 26.9% then Nine 26.6%, TEN 18.9%, ABC 18.7%, SBS 8.9%.
Seven News (1.01m / 909,000) was best for Seven then Home and Away (773,000), Border Security (753,000), Criminal Minds (615,000 / 482,000) and Million Dollar Minute (484,000).
Nine News (1.11m / 1.07m) topped Nine’s night followed by A Current Affair (945,000), The Hot Plate (913,000), Hot Seat (612,000), The Mysteries of Laura (395,000 / 293,000).
The Bachelor (805,000) was best for TEN. The Project was 745,000 / 514,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 599,000, Madam Secretary was 482,000 and Elementary was 189,000.
ABC News was strong at 805,000. 7:30 followed with 713,000 then The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (665,000), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (556,000), How Not to Behave (524,000) and Adam Hills: The Last Leg (459,000).
SBS had a good night with Birth of Empire: The East India Company (414,000), 24 Hours in Police Custody (341,000), Bosch (204,000) and SBS World News (146,000).
ABC2’s Curious George topped multichannels with 295,000
ABC News Breakfast: 90,000 / 45,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 5 August 2015