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Overnight TV Ratings, January 9

Primetime News
Seven News 892,000 (6:00pm)/ 899,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 705,000 (6:00pm)/ 698,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 553,000
10 News First 230,000 (5:00pm)/ 151,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 145,000 (6:30pm)/ 102,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 514,000
7.30 422,000
The Project 220,000 (6:30pm)/ 327,000 (7pm)

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 225,000
Today 166,000
News Breakfast 144,000

Seven has won the night with a primary share of 22.1% and a network share of 33.1%. Big Bash’s match between the Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars saw 7mate win multichannels, with a 5.7% share.

The 2023 season of Home and Away kicked off with a bang on Seven, with 519,000 tuning in after the 2022 season ended on a major cliffhanger. One of the two Prince Harry interviews of the night then aired, with 487,000 watching as the Duke of Sussex revealed previously untold parts of his life to UK interviewer Tom Bradby.

Nine’s A Current Affair also dug into the revelations that have come out in Prince Harry’s press tour. 514,000 tuned in as the show asked whether Harry has gone “too far,” and exposed Con the Conman – again. Afterwards, Nine focused on a whole other set of royals, with Queen: Days of Our Lives telling 194,000 about the iconic band. 

The second Prince Harry interview of the night aired on 10, with The Project (220,000 6:30pm / 327,000 7pm) broadcasting the US interview hosted by Anderson Cooper. The Bachelors then premiered to 309,000, with three eligible new men searching for love.

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On the ABC, 7.30’s David Speers interviewed Prime Minister Anthony Albanese for 422,000. Back Roads took a trip to Brunette Downs, Northern Territory, alongside 363,000, before Our Dementia Choir Sings Again drew a crowd of 170,000. 

The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Heritage Rescue, with 86,000 tuning in.

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