Seven is top dog on a night without flagship reality TV

On a Wednesday night without any of the networks’ flagship reality programs, Seven was able to dominate the TV ratings, holding a 21.4% audience share for its primary channel and 29.6% as a network.

Seven News was the most-watched program of the night with 1.155m metro viewers and 1.813m nationally, sitting above Nine News which brought in 1.109m metro and 1.427m nationally.

Seven’s America’s Got Talent helped it to a Wednesday night win

Seven aired America’s Got Talent in the 7:30pm timeslot, bringing in 573,000 metro viewers against ABC’s 7.30 with 678,000 and Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery with 531,000. On Ten, Bondi Rescue delivered 461,000 and Nine’s Kath and Kim brought in 373,000.

Nine held an audience share of 16.0% for its primary channel and 24.8% as a network. ABC slipped into third place with 13.6% for its primary channel and 18.6% as a network, while Ten delivered 9.9% for its primary channel and 17.4% as a network.

Nine News took the top two spots in all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by Seven News in the two older demos and The Project in the 16-39s. The Project delivered 544,000 metro viewers overall at 7pm.

Ten did secure the most-watched multi-channel of the night in 10 Bold which held a 4.9% audience share.


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