• Hard Quiz once again a ratings winner for ABC
Overnight TV Ratings, November 15
Seven News 818,000 (6:00pm) / 780,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 644,000 (6:00pm) / 652,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 483,000
10 News First 176,000 (5:00pm)/ 130,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 116,000 (6:30pm)/ 93,000 (7:00pm)
Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 554,000
The Project 135,000 6:30pm / 220,000 7pm
News Breakfast 146,000
Nine won Wednesday night with a primary share of 16.2% and a network share of 32.2%. GEM has won multi channels with a 10.6% share.
Seven received a primary share of 15.5% and a network share of 26.1%.
10 took a 9.9% primary share and a network share of 16.4%.
Nine’s A Current Affair (554,000) put the spotlight on two homegrown Aussie creations that have cracked Time Magazine’s best inventions of 2023 list. Dreamfarm’s ‘Fluicer’ and’ Axiom Holographics’ Hologram Zoo were the sole innovations from Down Under, placing them in good company with the likes of Las Vegas’ Sphere Stadium.
Then, 238,000 watched the ARIA Awards 2023. International sensation Troye Sivan took home the most ARIA Awards in 2023 with a total of four: Song of the Year Presented by YouTube, Best Solo Artist, Engineer – Best Engineered Release (Styalz Fuego), Producer – Best Produced Release presented by Neumann (Styalz Fuego). Meanwhile, Genesis Owusu won three ARIA Awards with Album of the Year, Best Hip Hop/Rap Release and Best Independent Release presented by PPCA. Aussie darling Kylie Minogue took home Best Pop Release for Padam Padam while Jet was inducted into the Hall of Fame. The telecast was also streamed live on Stan.
Before 136,000 sat down for Ed Sheeran: Full Circle.
431,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away as Dana went in to bat for John and Alf was in over his head.
236,000 stayed on for A Year on Planet Earth. As the series journeyed full circle around the sun, we witnessed the incredible strategies animals use to cope with every season in their constantly changing worlds.
112,000 also watched Big Brother Australia. It was day nine, and as the housemates woke up, there was one question on everyone’s lips… where were Dion and Taylah? 86,000 also stayed on for Big Brother – Late.
397,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 explore how the government has released 83 people from immigration detention following a High Court ruling and Sarah Ferguson interviewed Danielle Wood, Chair of the Productivity Commission.
390,000 then watched another instalment of Hard Quiz. Contestants were put to the test answering questions on Cleopatra, Allan Border, Bluey, and the game of bridge.
358,000 also saw Question Everything. Joining Wil Anderson and Jan Fran at the desk were Mel Buttle, Dilruk Jayasinha and Kirsty Webeck.
Australian Epic followed for 210,000, telling the story of Mary Donaldson, who met a European prince inside a pub during the Sydney Olympics and lived happily ever after.
On 10, The Project (135,000 6:30pm / 220,000 7pm) looked at how Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall could erupt at any moment, with hundreds of earthquakes already tearing apart the landscape of the small fishing town beneath it and welcomed comedian Dave Thornton to the desk.
Dessert Masters then followed as the nine remaining contestants faced off in a Sweet Team relay, as unpredictable as a box of chocolates! Each chef was tasked with a tight 45-minute timeline to craft their portion of the dessert, and when the clock ran out, they had to swiftly pass the culinary torch to their next teammate within a mere 30-second window. Anna Polyviou, Andy Bowdy and Reynold Poernomo were victorious, escaping the next elimination round! 372,000 tuned in.
166,000 then tuned in for the season premiere of My Life is Murder.
The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Meet the Neighbours with 102,000 tuning in to see Myf Warhurst present the social experiment as the pilot project draws to a close, we found out whether the new residents made Maryborough home or not, and delve into the bigger issues and solutions for regional towns right across Australia.
53,000 also watched Alone UK.
Total TV Ratings, November 8
940,000 viewed Seven’s Home and Away as Felicity made a heartfelt plea to Tane, up 26%.
836,000 tuned into 10’s The Amazing Race: Celebrity Edition as four teams vied for three spots in the Grand Finale, up 41%.
732,000 sat down for ABC’s Hard Quiz, up 5%.
658,000 watched Nine’s My Mum Your Dad as Chloe and Boss decided to leave, up 45%.
487,000 also saw Big Brother Australia as Jake managed to somehow attach himself to three girls, up 51%.