TV Ratings Australia for Wednesday 18 August

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Last night’s tv ratings data and audience measurement for free to air and subscription TV channels for Wednesday 18 August 2021 using Oztam data.

Top 20 TV ratings for Free To Air programs

The top four continues to be dominated by Seven News, Nine News and their own 6.30 programs. Farmer Wants a Wife maintains being on top ten, placing at number five with 932,000 viewers. A Current Affair follows at number six with 876,000 viewers. At number ten, Travel Guides makes it thanks to 646,000 viewers.

Rank#Description (grouped)Channel\NetworkConsolidated 28Consolidated 7Overnight000s Increase on Consolidated 7000s Increase on Overnight
11SEVEN NEWSSeven Network1,263,0001,263,0001,260,00004,000
22NINE NEWSNine Network1,220,0001,220,0001,220,00000
33SEVEN NEWS AT 6.30Seven Network1,190,0001,189,0001,188,00002,000
44NINE NEWS 6:30Nine Network1,116,0001,116,0001,116,00000
55FARMER WANTS A WIFE – FINALESeven Network932,000922,000853,00010,00079,000
66A CURRENT AFFAIRNine Network876,000873,000859,0003,00017,000
77ABC NEWS-EVABC TV822,000822,000816,00006,000
88HOME AND AWAYSeven Network680,000675,000647,0006,00034,000
997.30-EVABC TV676,000675,000673,0001,0002,000
1010TRAVEL GUIDES -RPTNine Network646,000631,000592,00015,00054,000
1111TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES: DAY -2 – NIGHTSeven Network641,000641,000635,00006,000
1212HOT SEATNine Network604,000603,000603,0001,0001,000
1313SHAUN MICALLEF’S MAD AS HELL S13-EVABC TV603,000591,000536,00012,00067,000
1414THE BACHELOR AUSTRALIA – LAUNCHNetwork 10541,000528,000482,00013,00059,000
1515THE PROJECT 7PMNetwork 10536,000535,000533,0001,0003,000
1616TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES: DAY -2 – LATE NIGHTSeven Network534,000534,000526,00008,000
1717HARD QUIZ KIDS SPECIAL RPTABC TV524,000524,000503,000021,000
1818THE CHASE AUSTRALIASeven Network513,000513,000511,00003,000
1919BLUEY-AMABC Kids/ABC TV Plus447,000329,000173,000117,000274,000
2020BLUEY-EVABC Kids/ABC TV Plus429,000301,000144,000129,000286,000

Top 20 TV ratings for Subscription TV programs

Credlin becomes number one again for subscription channels with 73,000 subscribers. Mr Inbetween is back on the list and follows at number two with 70,000 fans. Bluey remains on the list at number six, with 56,000. Aussie Salvage Squad also made it to number seven, with 52,000 viewers. Deadliest Catch from Discovery Channel also makes it to number nine with 49,000.

Rank#DescriptionChannelConsolidated 28Consolidated 7Overnight000s Increase on Consolidated 7000s Increase on Overnight
11CREDLINSky News Live73,00073,00072,00002,000
22MR INBETWEENFOX SHOWCASE70,00030,0006,00041,00064,000
33THE BOLT REPORTSky News Live63,00063,00062,00001,000
44PAUL MURRAY LIVESky News Live58,00058,00057,00001,000
55THE KENNY REPORTSky News Live57,00056,00054,0001,0002,000
77AUSSIE SALVAGE SQUADDiscovery Channel52,00052,00043,000010,000
88LIVE: AFL 360FOX FOOTY51,00051,00049,00002,000
99DEADLIEST CATCHDiscovery Channel49,00044,00027,0005,00022,000
1010ALAN JONESSky News Live48,00048,00045,00003,000
1111PEPPA PIGNick Jr.46,00042,00035,0004,00011,000
1212LIVE: NRL 360FOX LEAGUE45,00045,00042,00003,000
1313NEWSDAYSky News Live43,00043,00043,00000
1414LIVE: NBA: BUCKS V SUNS GAME 6ESPN41,00041,00041,00000
1515SUPERMAN & LOISFOX840,00037,00012,0003,00029,000
1616AFTERNOON AGENDASky News Live40,00040,00040,00000
1717NEWSDAYSky News Live39,00039,00039,00000
1818LIVE: ODI WI V AUS GAME 1FOX CRICKET38,00038,00038,00000
1919FIRST EDITIONSky News Live37,00037,00037,00000
2020FIRST EDITIONSky News Live36,00036,00036,00000

Where is this audience measurement ratings data obtained from?

This Oztam data obtains audience measurements across both free to air and pay-tv subscriptions. Subscription TV ratings are for national STV in both the Metropolitan and Regional areas, while FTA reports cover the Syndey, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. The result is the latest tv ratings for top ratings for Australian television.

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