Masterchef wins night as Wimbledon delivers 7Two share of 7.2 per cent

MasterchefIn the absence of The Voice and House Rules, Ten’s cooking reality show Masterchef claimed an audience of 1.173m to be the most-watched show of Wednesday evening.

While Masterchef was slightly lower than last week’s audience of 1.221m, the show was the most-watched across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54) and helped Ten secure an audience share of 16.3 per cent.

In the 7.30pm timeslot, Masterchef easily out-rated Seven’s Highway Patrol which grabbed an audience of 735,000 while Nine’s RBT was watched by 615,000.

7Two’s broadcast of day three of Wimbledon at 8.30pm saw 325,000 metro viewers tune in to see Bernard Tomic beat Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert. The late broadcast of Wimbledon on 7Two saw 266,000 metro viewers tune in with nick Kyrgios beating Juan Monaco and Sam Stosur also making it through to round three.

Wimbledon handed 7Two an audience share of 7.2 per cent while Nine won the night with an audience share of 19.4 per cent.  Seven had a share of 17 per cent with the ABC settling for a share of 12.4 per cent.
However in Adelaide and Perth Seven won the night with shares of 16.7 per cent and 20.2 per cent respectively. In Perth Ten claimed second place with a share of 15.6 per cent while Nine settled for a share of 15.1 per cent.

And when secondary channels are accounted for Seven won the night with a total audience share of 27.9 per cent ahead of Nine’s total share of 26.8 per cent.

In the 8.30pm timeslot, Seven’s Criminal Minds was watched by 619,000 while Nine’s The Footy Show claimed an audience of 405,000 in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. In Sydney and Brisbane Casino Royale grabbed 195,000 viewers.

On the ABC, 7.30 was watched by 711,000, QI (8pm) pulled in 551,000, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (8.30pm) grabbed 608,000 and Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (9pm) had an audience of 565,000.

In news, Nine News at 6pm was watched by 1.141m, dipping to 1.107m at 6.30pm while Seven News at 6pm pulled in 938,000 viewers, sliding to 914,000 from 6.30pm.

Top 15 Shows:

2 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,141,000
3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,107,000
4 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 1,006,000
5 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 938,000
6 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 914,000
7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 816,000
8 HIGHWAY PATROL Network 7 735,000
10 7.30-EV Network ABC 711,000
11 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 711,000
12 HOT SEAT Network 9 646,000
13 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 641,000
14 CRIMINAL MINDS Network 7 619,000
15 RBT Network 9 615,000

Audience Share:

Network 9 19.4%
Network 7 17.0%
Network TEN 16.3%
Network ABC 12.4%
Network 7TWO 7.2%
Network SBS ONE 4.9%
Network GO! 4.3%
Network 7mate 3.7%
Network Gem 3.1%
Network ABC2 3.1%
Network ELEVEN 2.8%
Network ONE 2.0%
Network SBS 2 1.6%
Network ABC News 24 1.2%
Network ABC3 0.6%
Network NITV 0.3%

Total Audience Share: 

Network 7 TTL 27.9%
Network 9 TTL 26.8%
Network TEN TTL 21.1%
Network ABC TTL 17.3%
Network SBS TTL 6.8%

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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