TV Ratings April 1: News and Current Affairs dominate Wednesday night

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Wednesday news bulletins
Seven News 1,285,000/1,162,00
Nine News 1,171,000/1,147,000
ABC News 981,000
7.30 859,000
A Current Affair 837,000
The Latest 541,000
Nine News special COVID-19 524,000
The Project 394,000/581,000
10 News First 523,000/310,000
Sunrise 354,000
Seven News at 4 287,000/294,000
Nine’s Afternoon News 271,000
Today 251,000
News Breakfast 246,000
The Drum 263,000
The Morning Show 221,000
SBS World News 201,000
ABC Late News 167,000
Today Extra 167,000

Nine: With no Married at First Sight, Nine’s share dropped 9.1 to 18.6%, although that was still enough to rank #1. Paramedics took the 7.30pm slot with 663,000 watching. Despite Eddie McGuire’s blow-up earlier in the night on Nine News Melbourne, Footy Classified did 138,000 with 108,000 in Melbourne.

Seven: The channel’s most-watched non-news show was Highway Patrol Special with 462,000. The Front Bar did 389,000 with 213,000 in Melbourne. Andy Lee returned from isolation and Fitzy was at home reporting on his isolation period. “Don’t fear it, embrace it,” said the Nova Sydney breakfast host and former star footballer.

10: The Project and 10 News were the channel’s most-watched yesterday. Bondi Rescue did 408,000 with a second episode on 332,000.

ABC: The channel had the most-watched non-news shows with Hard Quiz on 821,000 and Mad As Hell on 752,000.

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