Summer TV Ratings, January 18, 2023: Aussies go down in Australian Open Day Three

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The Bachelors heats up ahead of finals week

• Perth takes down Hobart in Big Bash League

Total TV Ratings, January 11

Seven’s Home and Away has brought in 957,000 viewers, lifting 31%. 

On 10, The Bachelors was up 55%, with 600,000 tuning in as a secret boyfriend on the outside and an OnlyFans account was exposed amongst the women. 

Overnight TV Ratings, January 18

Primetime News
Seven News 867,000 (6:00pm)/ 833,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 670,000 (6:00pm)/ 657,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 536,000
10 News First 249,000 (5:00pm)/ 177,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 133,000 (6:30pm)/ 120,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
7.30 396,000
The Project 174,000 (6:30pm)/ 240,000 (7pm)

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 188,000
News Breakfast 168,000
Today 160,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 21.2% and a network share of 31.8%. 7mate has topped multichannels with a 4.1% share.

The Australian Open continues on Nine. On the night of day three, Australia’s John Millman took on Daniil Medvedev with 408,000 tuning in to see as Medvedev took the win. Next up, Aussie Rinky Hijikata went down to Stefano Tsitsipas in front of 350,000.

Home and Away brought 430,000 to Seven to start the evening. Perth Scorchers then went up against the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash, with 229,000 watching live from Optus Stadium as the Scorchers won by seven wickets. 

On the ABC, 7.30 had 396,000 tune in as the show spoke to a Sydney man campaigning to save his cousin from the death penalty in Iran, and looked at the push to save koalas from being killed on our roads. A repeat of QI brought in 245,000, before 215,000 tapped their toes along to a repeat of Spicks and Specks.

The Project (174,000 6:30pm / 240,000 7pm) investigated spiralling power prices, and interviewed actors Sam Worthington and Edward Carmody. With finals week kicking off next week, things got steamy on The Bachelors. 274,000 were watching as the mansion worked to uncover what exactly happened between Tilly and Felix in the pool. 

The highest rated non-news show on SBS was a repeat of Britain’s Secret Islands, with 116,000.

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