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Thursday Ratings – Seven’s Home and Away is #1 non news in primetime for overnights, whilst Seven’s Test Cricket coverage tops in Total TV

Analysis for Total TV (5 January, 2023) and Overnight (12 January, 2023) ratings.

TOTAL TV – Total People

Seven

With the combo of Test Cricket, BBL, Seven News and The Chase Australia, Seven cruised to an easy victory.

#1 Seven News – 1,304 000 (+3%)

#2 Seven News at 6:30 – 1,257 000 (+2%)

#6 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Session 3 / Rain – 747 000 (+0%)

#8 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Session 3 – 728 000 (+0%)

#9 The Chase Australia – 724 000 (+2%)

#10 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Tea – 722 000 (+0%)

#11 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Session 2 – 632 000 (+0%)

#12 Seven’s Cricket: Big Bash League – Adelaide Strikers v Hobart – 594 000 (+1%)

#15 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Session 1 – 494 000 (+0%)

#16 Seven’s Cricket: Third Test – Australia v South Africa Day 2 Lunch – 492 000 (+0%)

#19 Sunrise – 402 000 (+4%)

#20 Seven’s Cricket: Big Bash League – Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Post Game – 389 000 (+1%)

#29 Sunrise – Extended – 237 000 (+3%)

Nine

Nine News and ACA started strong and with Great Getaways cracking 500k, Nine were a stronger second than the previous night. Police After Dark does well in the 9:30 slot, yet Nine has decided to pull the show with 1 episode remaining in the season.

#3 Nine News 6:30 – 1,002 000 (+4%)

#4 Nine News – 1,000 000 (+4%)

#5 A Current Affair – 877 000 (+5%)

#13 Hot Seat – 538 000 (+4%)

#14 Great Getaways – 508 000 (+5%)

#18 Paramedics (R) – 412 000 (+9%)

#22 Nine’s Afternoon News – 340 000 (+3%)

#23 Hot Seat – 5pm – 338 000 (+3%)

#27 Police After Dark – 264 000 (+7%)

#28 Today – 253 000 (+7%)

10

10 aired the third Indiana Jones movie and again saw a slight increase on the previous movie.

#21 10 News First – 356 000 (+2%)

#25 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – 319 000 (+4%)

#30 The Dog House Australia (R) – 233 000 (+10%)

ABC

Another quiet repeat summer night for the ABC.

#7 ABC News – 745 000 – (+3%)

#17 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (R) – 412 000 (+5%)

#25 Grand Designs: House of the Year (R) – 294 000 (+9%)

#26 You Can’t Ask That (R) – 279 000 (+5%)

TOTAL TV – 25-54

Seven had a massive night in this demographic with 12 out of the top 16 programs.

OVERNIGHT RATINGS


Analysis

Seven

Seven News was #1 with wins in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Seven News at 6:30 was #2 with wins in the same markets. Home and Away was #8, #3 in its slot, but #1 non news in primetime for the night. Seven’s Cricket: Big Bash League – Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers was #12 with 276 000.

Nine

Nine News 6:30 was #3 and had a win in Sydney. Nine News was #4 with a win in Sydney again. A Current Affair was #5, but #1 in its slot with 518 000. Great Getaways was #10 with 313 000. A repeat of Paramedics was #14 with 259 000. Nine brought in Casualty 24/7 to the line-up, instead of playing the season final of Police After Dark and had 136 000 viewers. Emergency Call had 67 000 viewers late night.

10

The Project 6:30pm was #24 with 175 000. The Project 7pm was #14 with 236 000. A repeat of Ambulance Australia was #19 with 207 000. 10 returned Law & Order: SVU to the line-up with the new season premiere attracting 155 000 viewers. 10 aired the special, The Murder of Grace Millane to 113 000.

ABC

ABC News was #6 overall, but #2 in its slot behind ACA. 730 Summer was #9 with 393 000. A repeat of You Can’t Ask That had 205 000 and was #20 for the night. A repeat of Grand Designs: House of the Year actually improved on its lead in at #17 for 211 000. A repeat of A Life in Ten Pictures was #29 with 147 000.

16-39

  1. Seven News at 6:30
  2. Seven News
  3. Nine News 6:30
  4. Nine News
  5. Home and Away

25-54

  1. Seven News
  2. Seven News at 6:30
  3. Nine News 6:30
  4. Nine News
  5. Home and Away

Multi Channels

Winner: 9Gem (5.0%)

Second: 7two (4.2%)

9Gem’s coverage of the 2023 Adelaide International Day 12: Night propelled the channel to #1 with the tennis placing #2. 7two was second with Father Brown #1 with 114 000 and actually topping the tennis on 9Gem. Kavanagh QC is proving popular with Seven reversing a decision to move the show to 9:30pm.


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

NINE

N/A

SEVEN

N/A

TEN

N/A

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