Ratings: Hard Quiz and Mad As Hell top entertainment shows on Wednesday

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ABC’s Hard Quiz (698,000) and Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell (622,000) were the top entertainment programs in the the Wednesday overnight ratings.

However, the Nine Network won the night, up two points from the previous week as Seven lost ground. It was Nine’s best Wednesday result for a month while Seven posted its lowest Wednesday result since March.

In a familiar pattern, Nine won the east coast with Seven winning Adelaide and Perth.

In the 25-54 demo Nine was first with 28.1%, 10 second with 26.4% ahead of Seven (21.1%), ABC (16.1%) and SBS (8.2%).

In 16-39, 10 won with 28.5% leading from Nine (26.7%), Seven (19.8%), ABC (16.8%) and SBS (8.3%).

10 Bold with 5.3% posted its highest overnight share of the 2020 survey.

While ABC’s shows were number one in total people The Bachelor topped the three demographic groups despite dropping 90,000 from the previous Wednesday.

Rosehaven finished its season with 500,00 – its second highest result of the year. Emergency on Nine and Highway Patrol on Seven were both down slightly from the previous week.

Over on Foxtel, Gogglebox (202,000) was up on the equivalent season of 2019 that had 184,000.

Shows outside the top 20 included:

Program Ntwk 5-cities
THE PROJECT 6.30PM 10 338,000
PLANET AMERICA-LE ABC 319,000
HOT SEAT -5PM Nine 287,000
HIGHWAY PATROL-EP.2 Seven 285,000
BOTCHED Nine 278,000
TONY ROBINSON: BRITAIN’S ANCIENT TRACKS RPT SBS 262,000
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT Seven 254,000
THE SALISBURY POISONINGS SBS 244,000
10 NEWS FIRST 6PM 10 236,000
TOMMY 10 223,000
THE DRUM ABC 190,000
NINE NEWS: LATE EDITION -WED Nine 188,000
SBS WORLD NEWS SBS 188,000
QI ABC 178,000
THE LATEST: SEVEN NEWS Seven 154,000
BULL RPT 10 152,000
MASTERMIND RPT SBS 107,000
HUNGRY GHOSTS SBS 68,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 257,000
Today 225,000
News Breakfast 212,000

Continue discussion Wednesday 26 August 2020

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