Slideshow premiere tops the night with 1.3m

SlideshowThe premiere of Channel Seven’s new entertainment program Slideshow topped the TV ratings last night with an audience of 1.3m viewers.

Ten also performed strongly boosted by an audience of 1.05m viewers who tuned in for a dramatic episode of Offspring which saw the death of character Patrick Reid, the partner of the show’s star Nina Proudman (played by Asher Keddie).

According to the OzTam overnight ratings, the performance of Offspring and also Masterchef, which had an audience of 933,000 viewers, helped Ten’s main channel narrowly overtake Nine with an audience share of 17.7 per cent compared with 17.6 per cent. Seven remained on top with an audience share of 20.9 per cent on its main channel.

Nine reality show Big Brother continued its ratings slide pulling just 754,000 viewers last night. The show is down on last year’s ratings where it drew in audiences of closer to one million viewers.

Wednesday’s Top 15 shows
1. SlideShow Seven 1.307m
2. Nine News Nine 1.276m
3. Seven News Seven 1.220m
4. Offspring Ten 1.057m
5. Today Tonight Seven 1.052m
6. A Current Affair Nine 1.033m
7. ABC News ABC 940,000
8. Masterchef Ten 933,000
9. Home and Away Seven 904,000
10. Criminal Minds Seven 812,000
11. QI ABC 800,000
12. 7:30 ABC 797,000
13. Big Brother Nine 754,000
14. Hot Seat Nine 695,000
15. Ten News Ten 673,000

Wednesday’s share
Seven 20.9%
Ten 17.7%
Nine 17.6%
ABC1 12.3%
SBS 4.6%
7mate 4.3%
ABC2 3.8%
Gem 3.7%
Eleven 3.3%
GO! 3.3%
7TWO 3.0%
One 2.4%
ABC News 24 1.4%
ABC3 0.9%
SBS 2 0.6%
NITV 0.1%

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