2m tune in for Seven’s Ben Cousins doco

Seven’s documentary Such Is Life on fallen AFL star Ben Cousins was the top rating show for Wednesday and indeed the week to date, pulling in an average audience of 1.996m.

The show, which has a second part tonight, was one of four Seven programs in the top four slots for the night.

Seven News reached 1.562m, Today Tonight 1.486m and World’s Strictest Parents 1.404m, according to preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTam.

The ABC’s Gruen Transfer was next with 1.358, down slightly on the Gruen Nation election specials. The Chaser’s Yes We Canberra rated 1.189m.

Nine’s top rating show for the night was Nine news with 1.342m, while Ten had a poor night. Its best performer was The 7PM project, 17th for the night with 951,000.

For Nine, The Farmer wants A Wife dropped out of the top 15, 16th with 1.020m

Wednesday’s top 15:

  1. Such is Life: The Troubled Times of Ben Cousins Seven 1.996m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.562m
  3. Today Tonight Seven 1.486m
  4. World’s Strictest Parents Seven 1.404m
  5. The Gruen Transfer ABC 1.358m
  6. Nine News Nine 1.342m
  7. Spicks and Specks ABC 1.313m
  8. A Current Affair Nine 1.242m
  9. Yes We Canberra! ABC 1.189m
  10. Hot Property Seven 1.142m
  11. Two and a Half Men – 7:30pm Nine 1.093m
  12. ABC News ABC 1.090m
  13. Two and a Half Men – 7:00pm Nine 1.066m
  14. The 7:30 Report ABC 1.032m
  15. Home and Away Seven 1.031m

Wednesday’s share:

  • Seven: 30.3%
  • Nine: 22.7%
  • ABC1: 18.6%
  • Ten: 15.3%
  • SBS1: 3.3%
  • GO!: 3.0%
  • 7TWO: 2.6%
  • ABC2: 1.9%
  • ABC3: 0.6%
  • ABC News 24: 0.6%
  • SBS2: 0.6%
  • One: 0.5%

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