Wednesday nights slow the week down now, but the News is still a hit. The 90min Home and Away (3rd – 996,000) 2012 season finale did what it needed to for Ch7, as did the two episodes of Grimm (8:30pm 11th – 671,000; 9:30pm 16th – 592,000). Ten News at Five (13th – 638,000) leads the way for a slightly better night for Ch10, while A Moody Christmas (18th – 551,000) and Problems (28th – 325,000) not drawing anywhere near the audiences they deserve.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: Home and Away – Ch7
7:30pm: Home and Away – Ch7
8:30pm: Grimm – Ch7
9:30pm: Grimm (ep2) – Ch7

Channel 7 won the night (22.3%), followed by Channel 9 (18.8%), ABC1 (12.7%) & Channel 10 (12%).