Summer TV Ratings, December 21, 2023: Viewers travelled through the Mediterranean with Great Getaways

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The Renegades take on the Heat in the Big Bash

• A repeat of Grand Designs gains audience for ABC
• 522K tune in to Great Getaways in Total TV

Overnight TV Ratings, December 21

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Nine won Thursday night with a primary share of 19.0% and a network share of 29.1%.

9Gem has won multi-channels with a 4.5% share.

Seven received a primary share of 18.9% and a network share of 28.8%.

10 took a 8% primary share and a network share of 14.9%.


544,000 watched Nine’s A Current Affair which explored how the Supreme Court has delivered a resounding victory for George Sckaff, whose brother was trying to evict him from his home.

Then, 333,000 watched Great Getaways. This week, the team looked at the best of the Mediterranean plus a great day out at Jamberoo Action Park.

231,000 also watched a repeat of RPA as Amy, a 44-year-old mother from Orange, was confronted with a life-changing diagnosis of a rare abdominal cancer.

Finally, 171,000 tuned in to an encore of Children’s Hospital.


275,000 sat down with Seven’s Big Bash. The Renegades took on the Heat at Marvel Stadium. The Heat won finishing 8-162 with six wickets in hand and 11 balls remaining.

94,000 also saw The Spin.


324,000 watched the final of ABC’s 7.30 for 2023 as Laura Tingle interviewed Anthony Albanese and looked at how Australia’s largest neighbour will go to the polls in less than two months.

214,000 then watched Project Wild. Nature nerd, Dr Ann Jones travelled through the Indo-Pacific region to find the dedicated people bringing our planet’s amazing animals, plants and ecosystems back from the brink. 

A repeat of Grand Designs followed for 238,000.

139,000 also caught a repeat of Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen.


On 10, viewers tuned in to The Project (136,000 6.30 pm / 179,000 7.00 pm) as the panel welcomed The Bachelors’ Luke and Ellie to the desk. Plus the program looked at how a new waddle of penguin chicks at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo will be given a very special honour of being named after the Matildas. So cute!

Jamie’s Christmas Shortcuts then followed for 162,000. Jamie Oliver turned to the period between Christmas and New Year, transforming leftovers into delicious dishes. 

138,000 also watched a repeat episode of Law and Order: SVU.


Over on SBS, 101,000 tuned in to see The Secret World of... Christmas cookies! Jo Brand narrated the nostalgic battles between our favourite Christmas chocolate brands. 

Then, Megabridges: Spanning The Void reached 77,000.

Total TV Ratings, December 14

522,000 watched Nine’s Great Getaways, up 7%.

413,000 caught ABC’s Grand Designsup 10%.


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