Summer TV Ratings, January 22, 2023: Nine serves up Australian Open day seven

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Vera and Joanna Lumley pair well for ABC

• Perth Scorchers face Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash 
• The Bachelors lifts 62% in Total TV

Total TV Ratings, January 15

A repeat of Vera brought 864,000 to the ABC, up 15%. Death In Paradise was close behind, with 840,000 tuning in, up 7%.

On 10, The Bachelors rose 62%, with 563,000 watching as Jasmine decided to pursue Thomas instead of Jed, and Yuri left the mansion voluntarily.

Nine’s McEnroe followed the life of former professional tennis player John McEnroe for 350,000, lifting 9%.

Overnight TV Ratings, January 22

Primetime News
Seven News 720,000
Nine News 678,000
ABC News 487,000
10 News First 194,000 (5:00pm)/ 152,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 120,000 (6:30pm)/ 91,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
The Project 145,000 (6:30 pm)/ 239,000 (7pm)

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 210,000
Today 172,000
News Breakfast 129,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 26.4% and a network share of 34.1%. 7mate has won multichannels with a 3.1% share.

The Australian Open continued with Day Seven on Nine. Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas went up against Italy’s Jannik Sinner (pictured), with 447,000 watching as Tsitsipas took a 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3 victory. Following on was Victoria Azarenka v Lin Zhu, with 452,000 watching as Azarenka came out on top. 

The Big Bash on Seven saw the Perth Scorchers face the Melbourne Renegades. 275,000 cheered along as the Scorchers came out on top by 10 runs. 

On the ABC, 336,000 packed their bag for an adventure with Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures, before 374,000 tuned in for a repeat of Vera

The Project (145,000 6:30pm / 239,000 7pm) tried to untangle the web of lies spun by Republican politician George Santos, before interviewing Cate Blanchett. To kick off finals week, The Bachelors saw Tash re-enter the mansion after previously leaving of her own accord. 249,000 tuned in as Jed – the Bachelor she was there for – turned her around and sent her right back home. 

The highest rating show on SBS was a repeat of Great Wall Of China: The Hidden Story with 93,000 tuning in.

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