TV Ratings: Wednesday nights in 2017

The three Origin clashes deliver the biggest-rating Wednesdays of every year

The biggest-rating Wednesdays of every year are when Nine screens its three State Of Origin clashes. Those matches screened in May, June and July with respective primary channel shares of 38.3% twice and 40.5% for the third game.

My Kitchen Rules delivered some big Wednesday shares for Seven with a high in March of 28.2%.

TEN’s midweek peak came much later in the year when The Bachelorette was key to delivering a primary channel share of 20.5% on the penultimate night.

Sunrise v Today

Monday: In the metro markets Sunrise pushed above 300,000 to 312,000 for the first of its birthday week shows from Sydney Harbour. Today was back on 259,000.

Tuesday: Day 2 of the Sunrise birthday week saw the team transplanted from Sydney Harbour to Palm Cove in Queensland. Sunrise continues to hold the edge over its rival with Seven’s Tuesday audience of 301,000 compared to Nine’s 270,000. Nationally Sunrise won too with 543,000 to Today’s 405,000.

Wednesday: Day three on the trip saw Sam, Kochie and the Sunrise team at Sea World on the Gold Coast. The numbers were 298,000 for Seven and 255,000 for Nine’s Today.

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