Please Marry My Boy wins Wednesday ratings for Seven

The first night in weeks without the looming presence of My Kitchen Rules on the TV schedule saw the series finale of Seven’s Please Marry My Boy take on the mantle of the most watched non-news show on television.

The Seven program, which was up against The Mentalist on Nine, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation on Ten and on Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight on ABC1 in the 8.30pm time slot, took just over 1m.

It was also the top show in the 18-49 and 16-39 demographics, followed by a challenge episode of The Biggest Loser on Ten, according to Oztam overnight metro ratings.

The top rating show of the night was Seven News, which took 1.26m, followed by Today Tonight on the same channel.

The second episode of Agony Uncles, on at 9.30pm on ABC1, saw its audience settle from 408,000 on its debut last week to 371,000 last night.

Seven breakfast show Sunrise took a higher audience than Agony Uncles, with 388,000, beating Nine  rival Today, which took 349,000.

Wednesday’s top 15 shows:

1. Seven News Seven 1.266m
2. Today Tonight Seven 1.115m
3. Please Marry My Boy Seven 1.089m
4. ABC News ABC 1.013m
5. Nine News Nine 0.998m
6. Home and Away Seven 0.965m
7. The Biggest Loser Ten 0.934m
8. A Current Affair Nine 0.877m
9. Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation Ten 0.820m
10. The Big Bang Theory – 7:30pm Nine 0.797m
11. The Big Bang Theory – 7:00pm Nine 0.765m
12. Ten News Ten 0.684m
13. The Mentalist Nine 0.623m
14. 7:30 ABC 0.615m
15. Better Homes and Gardens Seven 0.581m

Wednesday’s channel share:

Seven: 23.0%
Nine: 18.2%
Ten: 15.7%
ABC1: 10.8%
SBS1: 5.1%
7mate: 4.8%
7TWO: 4.5%
Eleven: 4.4%
ABC2: 3.1%
GO!: 3.1%
Gem: 2.9%
One: 1.6%
SBS2: 1.3%
ABC News 24: 0.8%
ABC3: 0.6%


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