Summer TV Ratings January 23, 2022: Ash Barty pushes Australian Open to huge audience

Nine - Ash Barty - Australian Open

• Aus Open continues to push Nine to #1

Total TV Ratings, January  16

The final day of the Ashes dominated the total TV ratings with session 2 being the top segment, bringing in 1.287m viewers. The day saw Australia finish England off two days early as they secured a 4-0 series win.

The top entertainment show was I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! with 937,000 viewers, a 21% increase on its overnight TV ratings.

Overnight TV Ratings, January 23

• Muster Dogs knocks off I am a Celeb for #1 entertainment

Nine has cruised to another win as its winning streak now sits at six days. This is thanks in large part to the Australian Open which continues to be a big traffic driver for the broadcaster which was #1 in both primary channel (26.9%) and network (35.5%).

The Australian Open was the top program of the day, with the night session bringing in over 1 million viewers as Ash Barty made short work of her round four competition in straight sets.

Australian Open TV Ratings Day 6:
Day Session: 576,000 (410,000 metro & 166,000 regional)
Night Session: 1,386,000 (1,007,000 & 379,000 regional)
Night Session 2: 505,000 (386,000 metro & 119,000 regional)

On Seven, the Big Bash League had 368,000 viewers as the Adelaide Strikers knocked out the Sydney Thunder from the competition.

On 10, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! had an average of 510,000 viewers before 517,000 tuned in to see Maria Thattil sent home. Before Thattil left the jungle she dobbed in Poh Ling Yeow, Brooke McClymont, Nathan Buckley and Emily Seebohm to take part in tomorrows trial.

The ABC had the surprise hit of last night as Muster Dogs was the top entertainment program as the documentary brought in 604,000 viewers. The four-part series follows five Kelpie puppies from the same litter on their journey to become muster dogs.

The top non-news program on SBS was Caesar’s Doomsday War with 157,000 viewers.

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