The Socceroos ended their FIFA World Cup run last night when they lost a match to Peru, which is ultimately bad news for SBS as well as fans.
The late game which stretched on past 1am pulled 842,000 viewers, around half who had watched previous matches. The game was unique for Tim Cahill’s salute as the first Socceroos player to compete in 4 FIFA World Cup events scoring 5 of our 13 goals.
At an impressive 938,000 MasterChef Australia finished well ahead of House Rules on 756,000 while Buying Blind continues to trail on 519,000.
Shark Tank also won for TEN at 610,000 ahead of Interview and Back in Time for Dinner.
Seven News, ACA and The Chase won earlier slots.
Seven network won Wednesday with 29.5% then Nine 24.5%, TEN 20.7%, ABC 14.0% and SBS 11.2%.
Seven News was #1 with 1.11m / 1.09m for Seven then Home and Away (766,000), House Rules (756,000), The Chase (644,000 / 408,000) and Interview (522,000). Swipe Right for Murder was 207,000.
Nine News (955,000 / 980,000) led for Nine then A Current Affair (847,000), Hot Seat (580,000 / 347,000), Buying Blind (519,000) and Movie: Ocean’s Twelve (254,000).
MasterChef Australia won its slot with 938,000 then The Project (631,000 / 370,000), Shark Tank (610,000), TEN Eyewitness News (445,000) and Family Feud (334,000). NCIS: LA was 217,000.
ABC News (666,000), Back in Time for Dinner (488,000), 7:30 (460,000), Making Child Prodigies (309,000), Think Tank (243,000) and Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary (198,000).
FIFA World Cup Aus v Peru pulled 842,000 for SBS followed by Who Do You Think You Are? (263,000 in 4 cities), Insight (252,000), Dateline 172,000 and SBS World News (140,000).
Outback Truckers topped multichannels with 229,000. Love Island was 185,000.
The Morning Show: 140,000 / 97,000
Today Extra: 103,000 / 56,000
Studio 10: 53,000 / 51,000 / 43,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 26 June 2018.