• Home and Away, BGT & Wonder Woman keep Seven #1
• MasterChef’s week in the burbs continues to deliver for 10
• Doctor Doctor and Paramedics lift Nine to second spot
Wednesday news highlights
Seven News 1,193,000/1,134,000
Nine News 1,106,000/1,037,000
ABC News 876,000
Current Affair 754,000
The Project 409,000/646,000
10 News 450,000/339,000
The Drum 248,000
News Breakfast 240,000
The Latest 235,000
SBS World News 207,000
Nine: After ranking #3 all people on Tuesday, Nine ranked #2 Wednesday with Doctor Doctor on 488,000 and then Paramedics on 455,000.
Seven: The channel’s most-watched after 7pm was again Home and Away with 655,000.
Britain’s Got Talent isn’t winning it slot, but its audience of 530,000 was part of a ratings-winning line-up. Seven offered two episodes last night with the second with a timeslot-winning 444,000.
10: MasterChef kept the lead in the timeslot and was again #1 entertainment and #1 in key demos as it stayed in the burbs. The themed week has been another clever move by producers this season with 984,000 watching the fight for immunity this week. Th second part of that challenge will play out tonight as Amina, Emelia and Tracy prepare plates for a sushi train.
The third episode of Lingo Pictures’ brilliant drama The Secrets She Keeps followed with 388,000. Last week’s overnight audience of 399,000 added 65,000 in Consolidated7 and grew to 809,000 with BVOD and TV encores.
ABC: Specialist subjects on Hard Quiz included Gossip Girl, Jack the Ripper, Tiger Woods, and the ultimate winner, Branwell, who knew a lot about Julia Gillard! The episode did 708,000 after 710,000 a week ago.
Hard Quiz host Tom Gleeson was back then at 8.30pm with his first appearance on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering with a new look Yard Chat segment. The episode did 591,000 after 606,000 last week.
SBS: Durham Cathedral was the destination for Tony Robinson on Britain’s Cathedrals with 286,000 watching.