TV Ratings August 12: Audience welcomes back Karl Stefanovic

• Same Time Next Year’s amazing makeover – host and the guests

Monday Week 33 2019

• Audience welcomes back Karl Stefanovic to Nine’s primetime

Seven News 1,063,000
• Nine News 1,024,000
• A Current Affair 819,000
• ABC News 666,000
• 7.30 618,000
• The Project 293,000/472,000
• 10 News First 391,000,000
• The Drum 173,000
• SBS World News 153,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 268,000
• Today 190,000


Home And Away averaged 619,000 last week and it has started week 33 on 686,000.

After 823,000 on Sunday, Australia’s Got Talent was down to 679,000. This is close to the Monday audience of 688,000 a week ago.

Seven’s US drama The Rookie then did 428,000.


After averaging 727,000 last week, A Current Affair has begun its week on 819,000. The Monday episode revealed a major JB Hi-Fi pricing error the day it revealed a significant profit.

The Block started a new week of renovation and construction in luxury living week. The Monday episode did 842,000 after 855,000 a week ago. The show was way ahead in the timeslot.

The return of This Time Next Year featured stunning makeovers of not only the participants, but the host too! Karl Stefanovic looked well-rested and in control of the show that started with a fascinating story of a young woman vowing to overcome the symptoms of Tourette syndrome. The first night ratings indicate the audience still has plenty of time for Stefanovic with 686,000 watching making the program a timeslot winner.

AFL markets then saw Footy Classified with 116,000 in Melbourne.


The Project started its weeknight run on 472,000 which is down a little on the 500,000+ audiences after 7pm for much of last week.

There was more drama at tribal council again on Australian Survivor with a tied vote after the controversial contestant David played his immunity idol. Hannah was eventually voted after what she called “next level deception”. Although she also revealed her game plan was “crap”. The audience was on 711,000, close to last week’s 713,000.

After 653,000 a week ago, Have You Been Paying Attention? lifted to 735,000.


The first episode of a two-part Australian Story investigation into unsuspecting drug mules did 604,000.

The second part of two weeks examining Brexit ended with Philip Williams on Boris and his Brexit plan. The audience was on 593,000.

Media Watch started with a look at media being targeted by police during the Hong Kong protests with 521,000 watching.

Q&A was in Melbourne with 344,000 on board.


Secrets Of The Queen’s Children was the most-watched show on the channel with 170,000. 24 Hours In Emergency later did 151,000.

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