Number 1 in Sydney, Melbourne, and Along the East Coast

22 July, 2013 by IF

Press Release

Nine News and A Current Affair have blitzed the 2013 ratings year in Sydney, Melbourne and along the East Coast of Australia to win all 21 of the 21 ratings weeks so far in 2013.

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With 40 weeks in the official ratings calendar, Nine News and A Current Affair are now in an unbeatable position and can claim a ratings victory for 2013 in Sydney, Melbourne and the East Coast.

Nine News in Sydney has averaged 357,839 viewers each weeknight in 2013 (up 3% year-on-year), compared to Seven News which has an average weeknight audience of 283,707 (down 10% year-on-year) – an average lead of 74,132 viewers each weeknight.

In Melbourne, Nine News has averaged 451,161 viewers each weeknight in 2013 (up 19% year-on-year), compared to Seven News which has an average weeknight audience of 318,995 (down 3% year-on-year) – an average lead of 132,166 viewers each weeknight. A Current Affair in Sydney has averaged 301,481 viewers each night in 2013 (down 3% year-on-year), compared to Today Tonight which has an average audience of 246,361 (down 18% year-on-year) – an average lead of 55,120 viewers each night.

In Melbourne, A Current Affair has averaged 366,957 viewers each night in 2013 (up 9% year-on-year), compared to Today Tonight which has an average audience of 265,606 (down 7% year-on-year) – an average lead of 101,351 viewers each night.

Darren Wick, Director of News and Current Affairs with the Nine Network said: “Naturally, we are very pleased with the ratings results. But this is all about our audiences. We’re committed to providing them with a comprehensive coverage of breaking news, issues, sport, entertainment and weather, every day. The figures reflect the trust that our audiences continue to place in the Nine brand – a trust that we will never take for granted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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