News dominates total TV viewing while Nine takes Wednesday

Seven News topped overall TV viewing on Wednesday, however, it was Nine which celebrated an overall network share win.

The news program aired to an average metro audience of 916,000, followed by its 6:30pm program which aired to 891,000 metro viewers. It had 1.53 million viewers nationally. 

Next in overall TV viewing was Nine News which brought in 823,000 metro viewers, 1.121 million viewers nationally, followed by its 6:30pm session which saw 813,000 metro viewers tune in.

Nine’s A Current Affair pulled in 624,000 metro viewers, while ABC’s News had 590,000 metro viewers.

Topping Wednesday’s entertainment, Ten’s MasterChef led the way with a metro audience of 559,000, also winning key advertising demo, 16-39.

ABC’s Gruen saw 524,000 metro viewers, while The Chase Australia had 518,000 metro viewers. Australian Ninja Warrior on Nine brought in an average metro audience of 455,000.

Big Brother on Seven was watched by 320,000 metro viewers.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 22 June, Seven News topped with 1.528 million total TV viewers, including 30,000 viewers on BVOD with an uplift of 3%. The program with the highest uplift was an episode of Big Brother with an uplift of 49% and watched by 724,000 total TV viewers and 159,000 on BVOD.

As mentioned, Nine had the largest network share with 29.9%, followed by Seven with 25.2%, Ten with a share of 19.1%, and the ABC finished up with a 17.6% share.

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