Wednesday TV Wrap: Tokyo Back On Top With 1.7 Million Viewers

Wednesday TV Wrap: Tokyo Back On Top With 1.7 Million Viewers

Last night’s night games (try saying that three times quickly) peaked at 1,791,000 viewers – just shy of the 1.8 million mark, but impressive none the less.

The Wednesday games had some big moves for Australia: Peter Bol, our first contestant in the men’s 800m in 50 years, had an incredible run (literally), nabbing fourth, while in the men’s sailing Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan won gold. Nice one, lads.

Seven News was in second with 1,308,000 viewers while Nine News had 1,039,000.

The rest of the Olympics coverage saw the evening score 1,238,000 viewers, the late night win 964,000, the afternoon score 677,000, the late afternoon net 629,000, and the morning nab 468,000 viewers – according to OzTAM’s metro data. The evening feed had 480,000 viewers.

The Chase once again topped entertainment with 662,000 biewers.

For Nine, A Current Affair had 668,000 viewers whlie a repear of Travel Guides had 491,000 and Hot Seat had 496,000.

The ABC had 632,000 viewers for ABC News, 506,000 for 7.30 and 415,000 for Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell.

Finally for 10, The Project had 400,000 viewers and 10 News First had 394,000.

The Seven Network held an impressive 53.7 per cent of the daily share, while the Nine Network had 18.8 per cent, Network 10 had 11.8 per cent, the ABC TV Network had 10.7 per cen and the SBS Network had a flat 5.0 per cent.

Featured Image: YouTube/ABC News




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