Summer TV Ratings, January 2, 2024: The Travel Guides hit the Whitsundays for blue skies and perfect beaches

Travel guides

The Melbourne Stars took on the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash.

• 653k watched Travel Guides in Total TV
• A Current Affair saw 583k tune in

Overnight TV Ratings, January 2

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Seven won Tuesday night with a primary share of 33% and a network share of 21.5%.

7Two has won multi-channels with a 5.0% share.

Nine received a primary share of 29.4% and a network share of 20.8%.

Ten took an 11.3% primary share and a network share of 5.4%.


583,000 watched Nine’s A Current Affair which explored how, after being diagnosed with cancer, 13-year-old Ella Hafda was denied a refund for a recent holiday that she couldn’t attend due to the diagnosis.

Then, 460,000 watched a repeat of Travel Guides. The Guides headed to the Whitsundays and experienced perfect waters, blue skies, and some of the whitest and finest sands in the world.


318,000 spent their evening watching Seven’s Big Bash. The Melbourne Stars took on the Melbourne Renegades at the MCG. The Stars won by eight wickets, with a score of 98/2 (12) to 97/7 (14).


258,000 watched ABC’s A Symphonic Odyssey: Professor Brian Cox as Professor Brian Cox combined ground-breaking science with the power of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

156,000 then watched a repeat of Brian Cox: Seven Days On Mars. With unique access to NASA, Professor Brian Cox followed the Perseverance rover’s search for life on Mars during a critical seven-day period as it undertook an epic journey across the red planet.


On 10, viewers tuned in to The Project (106,000 6.30 pm / 173,000 7.00 pm) as the episode showcased Abbie, who, at 11 years old, noticed that some of the biggest names in women’s sports weren’t getting the attention they deserved, so she made it her mission to change that by starting ‘Her Way’.

A repeat of Thank God You’re Here then followed as Comedians Joel Creasey, Frankie McNair, Lloyd Langford, and Julia Zemiro stepped through the blue door 135,000 tuned in.


Over on SBS, 100,000 tuned in to see Who Do You Think You Are. Oscar-nominated actress Alfre Woodard strived to find out more about her paternal grandfather’s side of her family and explored how her surname came to be.

Then, Spike Milligan: The Unseen Archive reached 112,000.

Total TV Ratings, December 26

447,000 viewed Seven’s 2023 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, up 8%.

558,000 caught ABC’s Call The Midwife: Christmas Special, up 26%.

653,000 watched Nine’s Travel Guides, up 9%.

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