Ratings: Nine wins another Wednesday while Ten’s shows win timeslots

The Nine Network won its sixth Wednesday in a row, this time without the help of State of Origin while Ten delivered the top entertainment programs for the night.

MasterChef was the number one 7.30 program with 904,000 metro viewers while Offspring that followed also won its timeslot with 724,000. Both shows were the most popular programs in the three younger demos.

Nine won with a 27.0% network share ahead of Seven with 26.4% and Ten on 21.8%. ABC scored a disappointing 16.1% as SBS had its best Wednesday result since November 2016 with 8.7%. Ten was a clear number one with younger audiences.

Nine News rated 1,020,000 at 6pm dropping to 981,000 at 6.30pm. A Current Affair at 7pm averaged 884,000 to win the 7pm spot while Britain’s Got Talent, that followed, was down from previous results to 621,000. Later, The Last Resort limped to a finish with just 261,000. Hot Seat saw 582,000 fans tune in at 5.30pm and 350,000 at 5pm.

Seven News was the night’s number one program with 1,086,000 and 1,020,000 with Home and Away that followed losing ground this week with 656,000 watching at 7pm. Border Security (609,000) and The Force (588,000) were next best for the network as Criminal Minds dropped to 451,000 for a new episode and 392,000 for the repeat that followed. Earlier, The Chase continued its good run in the afternoon with 640,000 and 402,000.

After MasterChef and Offspring, Ten’s next best was The Project with 612,000 and 395,000. Earlier, Ten Eyewitness News had 471,000 and Family Feud 410,000 while a Hawaii Five-0 repeat later managed 206,000.

ABC News (692,000) made the top ten, with Anh’s Brush with Fame next best for the public broadcaster on 623,000 just ahead of the second episode of Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell that improved to 622,000. 7.30 managed 564,000 while Ronny Chieng: International Student dropped to 351,000 this week as Adam Hills: The Last Leg had 277,000.

The second night of SBS’s Filthy Rich and Homeless averaged 355,000, equal with Tuesday’s premiere while Extreme Railway Journeys was next best with 307,000 followed by Fargo on 173,000.

Sunrise had a narrow win at breakfast rating 282,000 ahead of Today (280,000) and ABC Breakfast (110,000). In the afternoon, Seven News had 246,000 at 4.30 and 229,000 at 4pm while Nine’s Afternoon News had 189,000.

See Wednesday 28 June for a more detailed look at the ratings numbers in the Media Spy forums.

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