Seven wins 1.279m for Roger Federer’s defeat of Andy Murray at Australian Open

Seven’s tennis won its biggest audience so far this year with 1.279m watching as Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray in four sets to reach his eleventh consecutive semi-final at the tournament.

The game came after defending champion Victoria Azarenka lost to Agnieszka Radwanska and Rafael Nadal defended his place in the tournament by fighting off Bulgaria’s Grigo Dimitrov and helped Seven secure more than 30 per cent of the audience share according to OzTam’s preliminary overnight ratings.

Meanwhile Ten’s T20 Big Bash League game 28 between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades averaged 432,000 for the first session from 7.30pm and 509,000 for the second session until 11pm, falling 16th and 19th in all programs.

Nine’s  new episode of CSI had 612,000 metro viewers from 8.30pm falling second in its timeslot after the tennis, and ABC1 was third with a repeat of Stephen Fry’s QI.

Ten’s audience share dropped to 9.8 per cent as Seven’s grew to 30.7 per cent and Nine held 17.1 per cent of the audience share.

Wednesday’s top 15 shows:

  1. Seven’s Tennis: 2014 Australian Open – Night 10 Seven 1.279m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.169m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.066m
  4. Nine News 6:30 Nine 1.033m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 9 970,000
  6. Today Tonight Seven 913,000
  7. ABC News ABC1 803,000
  8. Seven’s Tennis: 2014 Australian Open – Night 10 Late Seven 767,000
  9. RBT (Rpt) Nine 766,000
  10. Hot Seat Nine 636,000
  11. Ten Eyewitness News Ten 615,000
  12. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nine 612,000
  13. QI (Rpt) ABC1 549,000
  14. 7.30 Summer Edition ABC1 536,000
  15. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Rpt) Nine 513,000

Wednesday’s share:

  • Seven 30.7%
  • Nine 17.1%
  • Ten 9.8%
  • ABC1 9.5%
  • GO! 4.3%
  • 7TWO 4.2%
  • ELEVEN 3.9%
  • ABC2 3.8%
  • 7mate 3.5%
  • Gem 3.3%
  • SBS ONE 3.3%
  • ONE 3.0%
  • ABC3 1.2%
  • SBS 2 1.1%
  • ABC News 24 1.0%
  • NITV 0.2%

Data copyright of OzTAM Pty Limited 2013. 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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