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The Voice and Tricky Business slide for Nine

Nine’s US version of song contest The Voice has slid in the ratings again after its third episode.

The two-hour singing competition, which aired from 7-9pm, took 584,000 total viewers – its lowest yet, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam.

The show claimed 635,000 on Tuesday and 669,000 on Monday.

Nine’s Tricky Business also sunk to a new low. The  drama, which has been bounced around the schedule in recent few weeks as ratings have fallen, aired at 10pm last night, taking 311,000.

Ten’s MasterChef, on in prime time between 7pm-8.30pm, won the night with 1.331m in total viewers and across the key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Offspring, which followed it on Ten at 8.30pm, took 1.086m to be fifth overall but second in the key advertising demos.

Seven was second in the 7pm time slot with Home & Away, on 946,000, while Australia’s Got Talent claimed 918,000 in the following slot.

SBS’s highest-rating show was Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, with 399,000, followed by the Tour de France which claimed 348,000 viewers.

Seven’s Sunrise beat Nine’s Today soundly again, the former claiming 305,000 while Today rated with 262,000.

In the battle for breakfast TV, Seven’s Sunrise took 305,000 and Nine’s Today on 262,000 while Ten’s Breakfast took 32,000.

Seven won the night in channel share, just edging out Ten, 21% to 20.2%. Nine was third on 13.9% followed by The ABC on 10.1% and SBS fifth on 8.6%.

Wednesday’s top 15 programs

  1. Masterchef – Ten 1.331m
  2. Seven News – Seven 1.283m
  3. Nine News – Nine 1.149m
  4. Mrs Brown’s Boys – Seven 1.106m
  5. Offspring – Ten 1.086m
  6. Today Tonight – Seven 1.073m
  7. A Current Affair – Nine 0.982m
  8. Home and Away – Seven 0.946m
  9. ABC News – ABC 0.942m
  10. Australia’s Got Talent – Seven 0.918m
  11. Ten News – Ten 0.698m
  12. The Project – 6:30 – Ten 0.694m
  13. Hot Seat – Nine 0.657m
  14. 7:30 – ABC 0.642m
  15. Deal or No Deal – Seven 0.597m

Wednesday’s channel share

  1. Seven: 21.0%
  2. Ten: 20.2%
  3. Nine: 13.9%
  4. ABC1: 10.1%
  5. SBS1: 8.6%
  6. 7mate: 4.6%
  7. 7TWO: 3.8%
  8. Eleven: 3.8%
  9. GO!: 3.5%
  10. ABC2: 3.4%
  11. Gem: 2.5%
  12. One: 2.1%
  13. ABC3: 1.0%
  14. SBS2: 0.8%
  15. ABC News 24: 0.7%

 

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