TV ratings August 19: The Bachelor continues to romance key demos

• Seven and Nine share #1 primary, Seven #1 network

• Hard Quiz again over 799k, #1 non-news show
• Gleeson, Micallef and Sales help ABC to Big Wednesday

Seven News 1,125,000/1,090,000
Nine News 1,012,000/958,000
ABC News 776,000
A Current Affair 687,000
7.30 667,000
The Project 332,000/571,000
10 News 415,000/286,000
Sunrise 252,000
Today 230,000
News Breakfast 221,000
SBS World News 217,000
The Drum 195,000
Nine News Late Edition 114,000
The Latest 90,000

Tuesday TV

Seven: Although Seven and Nine tied on primary share, Seven managed to rank #1 in combined channel share.
Home and Away had a third night above 600,000 with 622,000.
An hour of Highway Patrol then did 372,000.
The 2017 movie Wonder Woman then ran until after 11pm with xxx. 

Nine: A Current Affair dipped below 700,000 and after audiences of 777,000 and 780,000 to start the week.
Nine’s police patrolling our highways on RBT did 427,000.
An episode of Emergency followed on 513,000.

10: The channel’s best was the third episode of The Bachelor. The episode won its key demos and easily ranked #1 in all demos in the commercial timeslot. After launching with 681,000 a week ago, last night the audience nearly all returned with 672,000.
Earlier in the night kept its momentum with another 550,000+ audience.

 ABC: Hard Quiz was the superstar in the schedule again last night, only being outrated by the news bulletins on Seven, Nine and the ABC. The quiz show was on 737,000 after 733,000 a week ago.
Together with Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell (649,000) and Leigh Sales hosting 7.30 (667,000) the channel posted its best Wednesday share since April.
Rosehaven was also a contributor too with 473,000.

SBS: Tony time again with his regular midweek outing, currently hosting a repeat of Britain’s Ancient Tracks was on xxx.
The second episode of Sydney’s Super Tunnel was on xxx after launching with xxx a week ago.

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