Q2 2023 audience report: Australia’s biggest viewing audience is on Seven
Farmer Wants a Wife (image - Seven)

Sunday TV Ratings Australia – Farmer Wants a Wife on Seven is #1 non news in primetime for overnights, whilst MasterChef Australia on 10 wins in Total TV

TV Ratings Australia Analysis for Total TV (7 May, 2023) and Overnight (14 May, 2023) ratings.


TOTAL TV – Total People

Seven

#1 Seven News – Sunday – 1,556 000 (+3%)

#3 Farmer Wants a Wife – Sunday – 1,217 000 (+27%)

#10 7NEWS Spotlight – 614 000 (+12%)

#12 Seven’s AFL: Sunday Afternoon Football – 537 000 (+2%)

#16 Weekend Sunrise – Sunday – 404 000 (+4%)

#21 Seven News at 5 – 329 000 (+3%)

#23 The Latest: Seven News – 289 000 (+4%)

Nine


#4 Nine News Sunday – 1,184 000 (+5%)

#5 Lego Masters: Grand Masters: Sunday – 1,102 000 (+33%)

#11 60 Minutes – 567 000 – (+15%)

#14 Sunday Afternoon NRL Live – 431 000 (+8%)

#22 Nine News Late – Sunday – 305 000 (+5%)

#24 Weekend Today – Sunday – 287 000 (+7%)

10


#2 MasterChef Australia – Launch – 1,278 000 (+28%)

#6 The Project: A Tribute to Jock – 928 000 (+19%)

#17 NCIS: Hawaii – 378 000 (+21%)

#19 10 News First Sunday – 344 000 (+3%)

#20 10 News First Sunday 6pm – 337 000 (+4%)

#30 FBI (R) – 223 000 (+27%)

ABC


#7 ABC News Sunday – 797 000 (+4%)

#8 Midsomer Murders – 776 000 (+40%)

#9 Grand Designs – 676 000 (+19%)

#13 Insiders – 514 000 (+21%)

#15 Landline – 416 000 (+8%)

#18 Midsomer Murders: 25 Years of Mayhem (R) – 368 000 (+15%)

#25 Offsiders – 275 000 (+8%)

#27 Compass – 254 000 (+11%)

#28 ABC News at Noon – 242 000 (+3%)

#29 Antiques Roadshow – 241 000 (+5%)

SBS

#26 SBS World News – 270 000 (+3%)

TOTAL TV – 25-54

#1 MasterChef Australia – Launch – 595 000 (+37%)

#2 Lego Masters: Grand Masters – Sunday – 522 000 (+46%)

#4 Farmer Wants a Wife – Sunday – 401 000 (+52%)

#5 The Project: A Tribute to Jock – 394 000 (+28%)

#7 60 Minutes – 205 000 (+18%)

#8 7NEWS Spotlight – 194 000 (+15%)

#11 NCIS: Hawaii – 148 000 (+14%)

#14 Grand Designs – 130 000 (+30%)

#18 Midsomer Murders – 106 000 (+83%)

OVERNIGHT RATINGS

Daily Shares

News

Breakfast Television

Analysis


Seven


Seven News – Sunday was #1 with wins in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Farmer Wants a Wife – Finale Part 1 was #3 with 668 000 and was #1 non news and #1 in its slot. Farmer beat MasterChef Australia by 190 000 viewers and beat The Summit by 267 000. 7NEWS Spotlight was #7 with 414 000 and has another win against 60 Minutes. The Latest: Seven News was #18 with 230 000. Born to Kill was watched by 95 000. Quantum Leap reached the penultimate episode of the season with 41 000 watching late night.

Nine


Nine News Sunday was #2 with a win in Sydney. The Summit launched at #8 with 401 000. This number put the show third in its slot and almost fourth with Grand Designs only 7000 viewers behind. This number would have absolutely been below the expectations Nine executives would have had for the show. The show will be up against the unknown of ‘Blow Up’ tonight and tomorrow, so all eyes will be on the ratings performances of both shows. 60 Minutes was #10 with 364 000 and fell behind 7NEWS Spotlight again. Nine News Late – Sunday had 186 000 viewers. A repeat of Australian Crime Stories was on 97 000. The First 48 was on 54 000.

10


The Sunday Project 6:30pm was #26 with 168 000 viewers. The Sunday Project 7pm was #11 with 326 000. MasterChef Australia was #6 with 478 000 and was #2 in the slot behind Farmer Wants a Wife. NCIS: Hawaii was #27 with 163 000. A repeat of FBI was on 89 000.

ABC


ABC News Sunday was #5 for the night. Grand Designs was #9 with 394 000. The new series premiere of The Messenger was #16 with 238 000. The movie, Misbehavior was watched by 94 000.

SBS

The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest Final (Morning) Winner Announcement was #12 with 299 000. The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest Final (Morning) was #19 with 202 000. The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest Final (Evening) encore was watched by 181 000.

16-39

  1. MasterChef Australia
  2. Bluey
  3. Seven News – Sunday
  4. 2023 Eurovision Song Contest Final (Morning) Winner Announcement
  5. Farmer Wants a Wife – Finale Part 1

8. The Summit
9. The Sunday Project 7pm
10. 2023 Eurovision Song Contest – Final (Morning)
11. 2023 Eurovision Song Contest – FInal (Evening)
13. 7NEWS Spotlight
15. 60 Minutes

25-54

  1. Seven News – Sunday
  2. MasterChef Australia
  3. Nine News Sunday
  4. Farmer Wants a Wife – Finale Part 1
  5. Bluey

6. The Summit
7. The Project 7pm
10. 60 Minutes
11. 7NEWS Spotlight
12. 2023 Eurovision Song Contest – Final (Morning)
12. 2023 Eurovision Song Contest – Final (Evening)

Multi Channels


Winner: 9GO! (3.3%)

Second: 7mate (2.7%)

9GO! was the #1 multi channel thanks to the movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (#13 with 76 000) and the movie, The Last Witch Hunter (43 000).

7mate was the #2 multi channel thanks Border Security: Australia’s Front Line – episode 1 (60 000), Border Security: Australia’s Front Line – episode 2 (#12 with 78 000), Border Security: Australia’s Front Line – episode 3 (#20 with 69 000) and the movie, Deadpool 2 (60 000).


VOZ Ratings

Note: This post will be updated with VOZ ratings each afternoon

How the Networks Analysed their Own Performance
Note: N/A means the network has not sent out a report today

NINE

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Summit Launch was a timeslot winner with GS + Child across the 5 City Metro and East Coast and in Sydney and Perth
  • The Summit Launch recorded a Live + VOD BVOD Audience of 39,000
  • Channel 9 and the 9Network win Sunday viewing with People 25-54 and GS + Child
  • 9News Sunday was the news bulletin of choice with Total People and all key demos in Sydney
  • 9News Sunday recorded a Live BVOD Audience of 48,000
  • 60 Minutes was a timeslot winner with People 25-54, GS + Child and Total People across the East Coast and in Brisbane
  • 60 Minutes recorded a Live + VOD BVOD Audience of 30,000 (+34% YoY)
  • Sunday Afternoon NRL dominated afternoon viewing with Total People and all key demos in Sydney and Brisbane

Sunday Afternoon NRL recorded a Live BVOD Audience of 28,000 (+32% YoY)

SEVEN

TEN

N/A

OzTam Information

Ratings

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