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Hard Quiz

Wednesday Ratings Australia – Hard Quiz on ABC is #1 non news in overnights, whilst Home and Away on Seven wins in Total TV

Ratings Australia Analysis for Total TV (29 March, 2023) and Overnight (5 April, 2023) ratings.


TOTAL TV – Total People

Seven


The Front Bar is over 500k.

#1 Seven News – 1,421 000 (+3%)

#2 Seven News at 6:30 – 1,391 000 (+3%)

#5 Home and Away – 966 000 (+26%)

#9 The Chase Australia – 801 000 (+3%)

#14 The Chase Australia – 5pm – 534 000 (+3%)

#15 The Front Bar – 509 000 (+13%)

#18 We Interrupt this Broadcast – Wednesday – 464 000 (+11%)

#22 Sunrise – 366 000 (+5%)

#25 Seven News at 4:30 – 327 000 (+3%)

#29 Seven News at 4 – 291 000 (+2%)

Nine


Under Investigation with Liz Hayes is over 600k for its season final.

#3 Nine News 6:30 – 1,004 000 (+5%)

#4 Nine News – 988 000 (+5%)

#6 A Current Affair – 889 000 (+6%)

#13 Under Investigation with Liz Hayes – 615 000 (+18%)

#16 Hot Seat – 505 000 (+4%)

#20 Tipping Point – 415 000 (+8%)

#21 Million Dollar Murders – 399 000 (+9%)

#23 Nine’s Afternoon News – 364 000 (+4%)

#24 Hot Seat – 5pm – 340 000 (+4%)

#27 Today – 308 000 (+8%)

#30 Pointless – 234 000 (+8%)

10


The Dog House Australia performs well for its unofficial season final.

#17 The Dog House Australia – Wednesday – 503 000 (+11%)

#26 The Project 7pm – 325 000 (+4%)

#28 10 News First – 297 000 (+2%)

ABC


Hard Quiz pushes above 850k for ABC.

#7 ABC News – 878 000 (+4%)

#8 Hard Quiz – 852 000 (+14%)

#11 The Weekly with Charlie Pickering – 752 000 (+20%)

#12 730 – 733 000 (+6%)

#19 Melbourne Comedy Festival – 441 000 (+41%)

SBS

#10 Alone Australia – 761 000 (+138%)

TOTAL TV – 25-54

Alone Australia becomes the #1 program in Australia on Wednesday night with 371 000 viewers, a rise of a s staggering 237%. Home and Away was #4 with 334 000, an upswing of 46%. The Weekly with Charlie Pickering was #8 with 225 000, a lift of 30%. Hard Quiz was #9 with 209 000, an increase of 27%. Under Investigation with Liz Hayes was #10 with 207 000, a boost of 29%. We Interrupt This Broadcast was #11 with 195 000, growth of 13%. The Front Bar was #13 with 182 000, strengthening its viewership by 17%. The Dog House Australia – Wednesday was #15 with 166 000, bolstering its audience by 16%. Million Dollar Murders was #19 with 127 000, an upsurge of 12%.




OVERNIGHT RATINGS

Daily Shares

News

Breakfast Television

Analysis


Seven


Seven News was #1 with wins in all markets. Seven News at 6:30 was #2 with wins in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Home and Away was #10 with 444 000. This figure was for the two episodes airing at 7pm and 7:30pm. Home and Away – Late was #14 with 366 000 watching the 8pm episode. The Front Bar was #15 with 346 000 viewers. An encore of We Interrupt this Broadcast was on 143 000. The Latest: Seven News was on 74 000. A repeat of Crime Investigation Australia: Most Infamous had 42 000 watching late night.

Nine


Nine News was #4 with no wins in any market. Nine News 6:30 was #3 with a win in Sydney. A Current Affair was #5 overall, but #1 in its slot. A repeat of Travel Guides was #11 with 425 000. A Million Dollar Murders repeat aired in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth and received 111 000 viewers. Footy Classified then had 97 000. See No Evil then ran for 27 000. After Travel Guides, Sydney and Brisbane viewers had the movie, Wonder Woman 1984 with 105 000 watching. The network came back together at 11:30pm for Ordinary Joe and 25 000 viewers.

10


The Project 6:30pm was #24 with 195 000. The Project 7pm was #18 with 273 000. I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! was #12 with 421 000 viewers. A new episode of Law & Order: SVU was on 177 000. Fire Country was on 89 000 and a repeat of Bull had 53 000 late night viewers.

ABC


ABC News was #6 overall, but #2 in its slot. 730 was #8 with 504 000. Hard Quiz was #7 with 554 000. The Weekly with Charlie Pickering was #13 with 373 000. The special, Melbourne Comedy Festival All Stars Supershow aired to 193 000.

16-39

  1. Nine News 6:30
  2. Seven News
  3. Seven News at 6:30
  4. A Current Affair
  5. Nine News

6. I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here
7. Travel Guides (R)
8. Home and Away
9. The Front Bar
10. The Project 7pm
12. Hard Quiz
12. Home and Away – Late
16. The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
17. Alone Australia
30. Law & Order: SVU

25-54

  1. Seven News at 6:30
  2. Nine News 6:30
  3. Seven News
  4. I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here
  5. Nine News

7. Home and Away
8. Travel Guides (R)
9. The Front Bar
10. Hard Quiz
11. The Project 7pm
13. Home and Away – Late
14. The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
21. Law & Order: SVU
22. Alone Australia

Multi Channels


Winner: 7two (3.4%)

Second: ABC Kids / ABC TV Plus / 7mate (3.0%)

7two was the #1 multi channel thanks to Bargain Hunt (#6 with 101 000), Heartbeat (73 000) and Foyle’s War (65 000).

ABC Kids / ABC TV Plus was equal #2 multi channel thanks to early evening kids programming and then Spicks and Specks (83 000) and Vera (73 000).

7mate was equal #2 multi channel thanks to Highway Patrol – episode 1 (#3 with 110 000), Highway Patrol – episode 2 (#4 with 110 000), Motorbike Cops – episode 1 (#12 with 91 000), Motorbike Cops – episode 2 (73 000), Motorway Patrol- episode 1 (57 000) and Motorway Patrol – episode 2 (45 000).


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

NINE

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The 9Network and Channel 9 win Wednesday viewing with all key demos 
  • Nine takes out the top 3 programs live streamed yesterday against all broadcasters: Nine News 6:30, Nine News and ACA
  • 9News was the No.1 news bulletin in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth with all key demos 
  • A Current Affair won the 7pm timeslot with Total People across the 5 City Metro and in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • ACA recorded a Live BVOD Audience of 37,000 (+16% YoY)
  • Travel Guides – Encore won its timeslot with Total People in Brisbane, and People 25-54 in Sydney and Perth 
  • Today was the preferred breakfast program with People 25-54 and GS + Child in Sydney 

Today Extra was a timeslot winner with Total People and People 25-54 across the East Coast and in Brisbane 

SEVEN

Ratings Australia

TEN

LAST NIGHT

Overnight Audience Wednesday, 5 April 2023.

BY THE NUMBERS

  • I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Wednesday: #1 show in under 50s. #1 entertainment show in 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s.
  • I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Wednesday: #1 in its timeslot.  
  • 10: Up 16% year-on-year.
  • 10 & Network 10: #2 in under 50s.
  • 10 Peach: #1 multi-channel in its key demo of 16 to 39s.

Network 10 (10 + 10 Bold + 10 Peach + 10 Shake):

  • Up 19% week-on-week.
  • Up 54% in under 50s, 46% in 25 to 54s and 35% in 16 to 39s.
  • #2 network in under 50s.
  • 10: Up 16% compared with the same night in 2022.  
  • 10: Up 53% week-on-week.
  • 10: Up 97% in under 50s, 79% in 25 to 54s and 74% in 16 to 39s.
  • 10: #2 channel in under 50s.
  • 10 Peach: #1 multi-channel in its key demo of 16 to 39s.
  • 10 Shake: Up 13% compared with the same night in 2022.

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Wednesday:  

  • 606,000 national viewers. Peaked at 750,000 viewers.
  • #1 show in under 50s.
  • #2 entertainment show in 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s.
  • #1 in its timeslot.
  • #1 in its timeslot in under 50s, 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s.
  • Lifts 10s timeslot 53% week-on-week.
  • Series: Achieving its biggest live stream audiences ever, up 30% year-on-year.

The Project 7pm:

  • 384,000 national viewers. Peaked at 494,000.
  • Up 17% week-on-week.
  • The Project (full hour): Up 29% week-on-week.
  • The Project 6.30pm: Up 41% week-on-week.

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