Seven dominates Wednesday viewing

Seven dominated viewing last night, unbeaten from 7:30pm with Nine’s only win at 7pm -but will the back half of the week be enough for Seven to overtake Nine’s incredible start?

My Kitchen Rules won its slot with 885,000 viewers with Hard Quiz at 728,000, 7:30 on 631,000 and Bachelor in Paradise on 539,000. While 10 nabbed the younger demos, Seven topped older demos.

5 city totals saw The Front Bar smash The Footy Show again with 399,000 for Seven (including on 7mate) and just 146,000 for Nine’s revamped show.

Seven network won Wednesday with 32.1% then Nine 24.2%, 10 18.7%, ABC 18.3% and SBS 6.6%.

Seven News was #1 with 1.05m / 1.02m for Seven. Home and Away drew 723,000 then The Chase (575,000 / 353,000).  Modern Family was 273,000 / 190,000.

Nine News (901,000 / 897,000) led for Nine. A Current Affair was 739,000, Hot Seat (471,000 / 298,000). Meanwhile RBT was 243,000 in 3 cities and in 2 cities were Paramedics (271,000),  New Amsterdam (164,000 / 126,000) and Lethal Weapon (44,000).

ABC News (670,000), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (661,000),  You Can’t Ask That (479,000), QI (289,000), The Drum (223,000) and Mum (141,000) comprised ABC’s night.

Elsewhere on 10 were The Project (477,000 / 262,000) 10 News First (410,000), Bull (208,000) and Pointless (202,000). Hawaii Five-0 was just 82,000 leaving Sports Tonight, albeit after 11pm, with a calamitous 30,000.

On SBS it was Great British Railway Journeys (189,000), Going Places with Ernie Dingo (177,000), Christians Like Us (136,000), SBS World News (134,000) and 24 Hours in Emergency (125,000).

Hit series Bluey continues to surge for ABC KIDS at 257,000.

Sunrise: 273,000
Today: 186,000
News Breakfast: 123,000 /

OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 10 April 2019

6 Comments:

  1. Maev....Sydney

    Sports Tonight….weird time….Wed. night….and they move the starting times around..
    Much the same as 7 and 9 do with drama series…eg New Amsterdam …. they are moved around…times change…. I personally cannot keep up.

  2. Low ratings for Sunday Night Takeaway and Dancing with the Stars were blamed largely on the dominance of MAFS. With no MAFS, how come the ratings for Bachelor in Paradise are so poor.

  3. Will 9 bite the bullet and pull The Footy Show with those numbers, or will it be allowed to limp across the finishing line in September I wonder? Repeats of MAFS would probably outrate The Front Bar at this stage.

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