Summer TV Ratings, January 24, 2023: Australian Open quarter finals heat up

Australian Open

Melbourne Renegades face off against Adelaide Strikers in Big Bash

• The Bachelors brings in a relationship coach

Total TV Ratings, January 17

Seven’s Home and Away has topped non-news, lifting 26% to bring in 934,000 viewers. 

On Nine, Australia’s Alex De Minaur took on Taiwan’s Yu Hsiou Hsu in the Australian Open. 683,000 tuned in as De Minaur won in straight sets, lifting 8%. Nine-time champion Novak Djokovic then took on Spain’s Roberto Carballes Baena, with 486,000 watching as Djokovic easily took the win in three sets, up 9%.

The Bachelors was up 52% on 10, with 585,000 tuning in as Felix met Jess’ boyfriend, Damien.

Overnight TV Ratings, January 24

Primetime News
Seven News 946,000 (6:00pm)/ 933,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 682,000 (6:00pm)/ 679,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 572,000
10 News First 274,000 (5:00pm)/ 166,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 148,000 (6:30pm)/ 117,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
7.30 390,000
The Project 166,000 (6:30pm)/ 265,000 (7pm)

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 205,000
Today 185,000
News Breakfast 142,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 23.5% and a network share of 31.8%. 7mate has topped multichannels with a 3.7% share.

The quarter finals of the Australian Open kicked off on Nine, with Jessica Pegula taking on Victoria Azarenka. 438,000 watched as Azarenka came out on top, advancing to the semi finals. Afterwards, Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Jiri Lehecka in front of 449,000.

Seven’s Home and Away brought in 472,000, before the Big Bash was live from Marvel Stadium. 334,000 watched as the Melbourne Renegades faced off against the Adelaide Strikers, with the home team defeating the Strikers by six wickets.

ABC’s 7.30 coved the debate around offshore wind turbines and interviewed Australian conductor Nicolette Fraillon for 390,000. Better Date Than Never made its debut by introducing 265,000 to the first batch of hopefuls looking for love, before Australia’s Wild Odyssey took 203,000 along to Lake Eyre. 

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The Project (166,000 6:30pm / 265,000 7pm) interviewed Hugh Sheridan, and covered the decision to remove M&M’s ‘spokescandies’ after US conservative backlash to design changes. The Bachelors brought in a sexologist and relationship coach to meet with the mansion’s residents. 299,000 were watching as Jessica promised she would leave her boyfriend on the outside if Felix chose her, only for her to later tell Abigail that wasn’t the case. 

The highest rating non-news show on SBS was The US And The Holocaust with 133,000 tuning in.

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