Wednesday Ratings | Further success for THE VOICE AUSTRALIA


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All the reality programs are down mid-week.

Seven take another win, starting with second placed Home & Away (484,000). The Voice Australia (652,000) wins the slot though slips to its (new) second-lowest number for the season. The later and late night are filled with forgettable eps of Britain’s Got Talent (241,000) and Outrageous Weddings (47,000).
Seven first in both primary (22.9%) and network (31.4%) rankings.

A Current Affair (586,000) again lands as Nine’s best, with Travel Guides (578,000) dropping in nearly 40k down on last week. A double final of The Thing About Pam (248,000; 169,000) does a little later in the night but not much. Of note later in the night is Footy Classified (68,000 MEL/ADL/PER).
Nine second in both primary (18.4%) and network (27.6%) rankings.

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7:30 (485,000) and Hard Quiz (505,000) pull together and land another solid third place for the ABC. The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (441,000) slips a little on last week, and Tomorrow Tonight (278,000) dives under 300k. QI (198,000) and a repeat of Would I Lie To You? (179,000) finish out the night.
ABC third in both primary (12.7%) and network (17.1%) rankings.

The Project (200,000 6:30pm; 332,000 7pm) continues to slide for poor old 10, and even MasterChef Australia (399,000) can’t seem to buy a bucket. First Dates Australia (240,000) delivers limited audience later in the night, before the turn to US dramas Bull (131,000) and This Is Us (57,000).
10 fourth in both primary (10.4%) and network (16.2%) rankings.

SBS on Wednesday delivers Tony Robinson’s Coast to Coast (145,000), MH370: The Lost Flight (146,000), and Cobra (71,000).
SBS fifth in both primary (4.4%) and network (7.8%) rankings.


16-39: MasterChef Australia (95,000) beats out Nine News 6pm/6:30pm, The Voice Australia, and Seven News 6pm.

18-49: Seven News 6pm (179,000) takes the win from Seven News 6:30pm, Nine News 6:30pm, The Voice Australia, and Travel Guides.

25-54: Seven News 6pm (240,000) is followed by Seven News 6:30pm, Nine News 6:30pm, Travel Guides, and Nine News 6pm.


The Coroner (113,000) takes a multi-channel win for 7TWO.


Sunrise (234,000)
ABC Breakfast (192,000 (116,000 ABC; 76,000 ABC News))
The Today Show (170,000)


No changes to the previous week’s primetime line-up after the Total TV figures were added: The Voice Australia (Seven) lifted 28% to 1,357,000; Travel Guides (Nine) lifted 23% to 1,044,000; and MasterChef Australia (10) lifted 26% to 578,000.

The BVOD best were The Voice Australia (176,000), Home and Away (121,000), Travel Guides (121,000), The Thing About Pam ep 1 (103,000) and The Thing About Pam ep 2 (102,000).

Here’s the five shows that lifted the most from their overnight figures:

ProgramNetworkTotal TV% lift
The Thing About Pam ep 2Nine538,00074
The Thing About Pam ep 1Nine600,00058
The Voice Australia Seven1,357,00028
MasterChef Australia10578,00026
Travel GuidesNine1,044,00023

Primary Channels, Multi-Channels, Shares, Subscription TV, Key Demos, Brekky Battle: All figures Total People, Five City Metro (5CM); overnights only.

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV: All figures Total People, Consolidated 7 day Five City Metro (5CM) + Regional (Reg) + BVOD (Broadcast Video on Demand); % lift compared to overnight figures.

Top 20 Overnight Metro

Top 20 Multi-Channel Shows

Overnight Network Share

Top 20 Foxtel Shows

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Program Rankings

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2022. The data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.

Note: Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs. Programs with the same name on one or more primary or multichannel, are aggregated into one network figure.

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Steve Molk
Steve Molk
Steve Molk is sharply focused on the business of TV in Australia across all its formats - FTA broadcast, commercial, subscription, catch up & BVOD. Based on the Central Coast of NSW he's a passionate advocate for Australian-made programming, particularly drama and comedy. He loves podcasting, gaming & watching too much TV. For all media enquiries please call or text 0401-709-405



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