You probably didn’t get the memo but the last ever Lewis episode played out on 7TWO last night. At 319,000 viewers it topped multichannels.
While it was the end of 9 seasons for Lewis, it was some 30 years ago that Kevin Whately first appeared as Robbie Lewis in Inspector Morse. 7TWO may never be the same without him.
Meanwhile MasterChef won its slot for TEN ahead of House Rules and The Hunt. TEN did particularly well in the Demos, with Shark Tank nabbing second.
Mad as Hell lifted from last week, but Bleak was down on Eddie Perfect’s pilot a week ago.
Seven network won Wednesday with 29.3% then Nine 24.8%, TEN 22.9%, ABC 17.2% and SBS 5.8%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.14m / 1.06m for Seven followed by House Rules (834,000), Home and Away (770,000), The Chase (679,000 / 477,000) and Criminal Minds (590,000 / 393,000).
Nine News (1.02m / 966,000) led for Nine then A Current Affair (850,000), David Attenborough’s The Hunt (633,000) and Hot Seat (627,000). NRL Footy Show (231,000 in 2 cities) while movie: Four Weddings and a Funeral was just 184,000 in 3 cities.
MasterChef Australia topped TEN’s night with 948,000. The Project was 682,000 / 515,000, Shark Tank drew 636,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 538,000 but Madam Secretary bowed out on just 229,000.
ABC News (858,000) was best on ABC then 7:30 (665,000), Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell (664,000), QI (517,000), Bleak (380,000), Antiques Roadshow (340,000) and Would I Lie to You? (312,000).
On SBS it was 24 Hours in Emergency (261,000), Armada: 12 Days to Save England (223,000), SBS World News (130,000) and Bosch (105,000).
ABC News Breakfast: 99,000 / 56,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 25 May 2016