News Breakfast pips Today show

It's a battleground at breakfast during an Election, with Sunrise in the lead. The Voice and Cheap Seats win their slots.

It’s a battleground in breakfast TV during an election.

Sunrise continues to lead, yesterday pulling 237,000 metro viewers. But for the second day running News Breakfast has pipped the Today show. ABC drew a total of 189,000 viewers across two channels (118,000 / 71,000) just ahead of Nine’s 184,000.

Meanwhile in primetime The Voice 753,000 well in front of Lego Masters (547,000), MasterChef Australia (451,000), 7:30 (423,000), People’s Republic of Mallacoota (229,000) and Great British Railway Journeys (173,000).

The Cheap Seats (340,000), The Good Doctor (314,000), Wild Territory (255,000), Tiny Oz (177,000) and Insight (151,000).

Seven network won Tuesday with 32.8% then Nine 26.1%, 10 18.7%, ABC 14.3% and SBS 8.1%.

Seven News was #1 at 986,000 / 953,000. The Chase was 551,000 / 309,000 with Home & Away at 510,000. The Rookie drew 145,000.

Nine News (855,000 / 838,000) was best for Nine. A Current Affair won its slot at 653,000. Hot Seat was 407,000 / 277,000.  Late News was 156,000.

The Project was 377,000 / 243,000 for 10. 10 News First was 289,000 / 192,000. NCIS was 171,000.

ABC News was 639,000. The Drum (192,000) and Palazzo di Cozzo (138,000) followed.

SBS World News drew (153,000 / 135,000) followed by Dateline (97,000), Mastermind (93,000) and The Feed (49,000) for SBS.

Big Bang Theory on 10 Peach led multichannels at 107,000.

In Total TV numbers last Tuesday were:

The Rookie: 452,000
Lego Masters: 1.18m
The Good Doctor: 666,000
MasterChef Australia: 800,000
Wild Territory: 551,000

OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 3 May 2022

10 Responses

  1. Today need a total revamp.Over the years when Karl tries to be funny all the co hosts use to laugh at his silly antics. When Kochie told a bad joke Nat (the newsreader at the time)just sat there, nothing. That is the difference, Sunrise keeping it real.

  2. Do you want to stand around waiting on five minutes of commercials and promos to end before getting the news ticker? Do you want a program with 38 minutes of content and 22 minutes of commercials and promos, or do you want 58 minutes of content per hour?

  3. MasterChef continues to get pretty ordinary figures. I guess you can take so much of people cooking great food yet you as a viewer can’t taste it. Bringing back people who are not as big a stars as they or Ch.10 think they are doesn’t help either. MasterCef has had its day the trouble is 10 have got nothing to replace it.

  4. It’s seems to be and as proven a few years back it’s Karl with low ratings or nothing when it comes to ratings for Today. Karl doesn’t deliver ratings victory for Today with ratings slumping when Lisa left the desk but Nine seem scared to go through a few years of pain to give someone else a go to build a new audience towards beating Sunrise with someone new. Imagine Ben Fordham hosting Today, just a idea. $$$

  5. Karl not even trying to seem impartial in political interviews (sly comment just today that “labor failed economic test when in government” a decade ago) probably doesn’t help during an election campaign.

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