Sunrise by a whisker as Nine wins Wednesday
Sunrise pips Today by 1000 viewers. Nine leads entertainment on a night when it had to revamp the schedule.
There’s a battle going on at breakfast of late with Today having narrowed the gap and grabbing the odd win in metro viewers.
Yesterday was incredibly close again, with the incumbent Sunrise winning by just 1000 metro viewers.
News Breakfast: 121,000 / 73,000
In primetime almost everything went Nine’s way with Seven and 10 avoiding reality franchises, on a night which the network had to reschedule after delays to Love Island.
The Block had another easy timeslot win at 894,000, well in front of Hard Quiz (623,000), 7:30 (535,000), Highway Patrol (373,000), The Graham Norton Show (293,000) and Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland (207,000).
Later Paramedics led at 529,000 then Question Everything (440,000), Frayed (240,000), Movie: Unstoppable (220,000), Botched (219,000) and Lost for Words (210,000).
Nine network won Wednesday with 31.8% then Seven 25.1%, ABC 17.6%, 10 16.4% and SBS 9.1%.
Nine News was best for Nine at 948,000 / 925,000. A Current Affair won it slot at 724,000 then Hot Seat (411,000 / 262,000).
Seven News was #1 at 984,000 / 934,000 for Seven. Home & Away was 590,000 then The Chase (481,000 / 285,000).
ABC News pulled 663,000 for ABC. The Drum (176,000) and Would I Lie To You? (173,000) followed.
The Project drew 439,000 / 280,000 for 10. 10 News First was 295,000 / 201,000. A triple play of Bull managed 173,000 / 144,000 / 96,000.
On SBS it was SBS World News (143,000 / 127,000). War of the Worlds was just 83,000.
The Coroner on 7TWO led multichannels at 155,000.
In Total TV lifts last Wednesday were:
SAS Australia: 1.21m
The Block: 1.51m
Home & Away: 1.16m
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 6 October 2021