Proving Summer Bay can still pull a crowd after 31 years, Home And Away was the most watched entertainment show of Wednesday night.
Seven’s stalwart soapie pulled 684,000 viewers last night according to OzTAM metro numbers.
Wednesday’s most watched programs were all news, with Seven’s 6pm bulletin (1.020 million) seeing off Nine’s (977,000) and the ABC’s (717,000).
The third and final ScoMo-Shorten debate on the ABC attracted 600,000 interested viewers.
When it came to the commercial network’s evening entertainment, MasterChef (664,000) won bragging rights over Nine’s Talkin’ About Your Generation (628,000) and Seven’s House Rules (586,000).
Seven sneaked home for a Wednesday night win with 27.8 per cent audience share. Nine was a whisker behind with 27.6 per cent, the ABC did 19.3 per cent, 10 had 18.8 per cent and SBS did 6.5 per cent.
In the battle for breakfast, Sunrise (279,000) toasted Today (191,000).
Seven’s other highlights included The Chase (569,000) and The Bay (397,000).
For Nine, it did well with ACA (768,000), Hot Seat (533,000) and Decades (459,000).
10’s standouts were The Project (457,000),10 News First (393,000)and Bull (241,000).
Over at the ABC, its night went thus: 7pm news (717,000), Leader’s debate (600,000), The Weekly With Charlie Pickering (589,000) and You Can’t Ask That (410,000).
SBS’ best was Going Places With Ernie Dingo that didn’t go too far, posting 192,000.