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Sunday Ratings | AUSTRALIAN OPEN Men’s final delivers a massive win to Nine

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A tale of two franchises, with a bit of cricket on the side.

Channel 9

Most eyes were on the 2023 Australian Open (Men’s Final) – Night 14 (pre-match 585,000; match 1,322,000; presentation 1,053,000), which did good numbers though it was down 18% on last year’s final. Nothing else came close to it however – nearly one million viewers between this and 10’s big finale in the same slot.

Nine first in both primary (40.7%) and network (47.4%) rankings.

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Channel 7

Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat (348,000)
repeat 7 News Spotlight (87,000)

Seven second in both primary (14.9%) and network (20.7%) rankings.


It was a night of all repeats on the ABC that still saw it lands in third place overall(!). The night started with Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures (344,000), and moved quickly into Vera (388,000), Wreck (60,000), and Operation Buffalo (26,000).

ABC third in both primary (10.6%) and network (13.7%) rankings.

Channel 10

The Sunday Project (187,000 6:30pm; 262,000 7pm) kicked off 10’s night to not great numbers, and the season 10 finale of The Bachelors Australia (364,000 avg (finale 356,000; decision 372,000)) did deliver its best figures all season though it wasn’t enough to lift the network our of fourth for the night(!). At least the finale landed second in primetime. Repeats of NCIS: Hawaii (97,000) and FBI (54,000) completed the night.

10 fourth in both primary (8%) and network (12.6%) rankings.

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SBS offered up a night of repeats, starting with Lost Treasure Tombs of the Ancient Maya (77,000) and running into Australia Burns: Silence of the Land (44,000).

SBS fifth in both primary (2.8%) and network (5.6%) rankings.


16-39: 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final (302,000) beat 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final Presentation/Pre-Match, and The Bachelors Australia Finale/Decision.

18-49: 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final (495,000) crushed 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final Presentation/Pre-Match, Nine News Sunday, and Seven News Sunday.

25-54: 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final (573,000) lands the triple demo win, ahead of 2023 Australian Open – Night 14 Men’s Final Presentation/Pre-Match, Nine News Sunday, and Seven News Sunday.


Bluey – AM (112,000) rakes in the multi-channel race win for ABC Kids/TV Plus.


ServiceTimeO’nights (cume/avg)Note
ABC News7pm-7:30pm,000
SBS World News6:30pm-7:30pm,000,000 6:30pm
,000 7pm
Seven News6pm-7pm,000
Nine News6pm-7pm,000
10 News First5pm-6:30pm,000 5pm
,000 6pm

SBS World News averaged ((6:30pm+7pm)/2) to obtain total program figure.

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Weekend Sunrise: 204,000
Weekend Today: 171,000
Weekend ABC Breakfast: 150,000 (88,000 ABC; 62,000 ABC NEWS)

Offsiders (141,000 (77,000 ABC; 64,000 ABC NEWS))


One change to the previous week’s primetime line-up after the Total TV figures were added: 2023 Australian Open – Night 7 (Nine) lifted 9% to 730,000; The Bachelors Australia (10) lifted 54% to 564,000; and BBL12 (Seven) lifted 0% to 502,000.

The BVOD best was The Bachelors Australia (152,000).

Here’s the five shows that lifted the most from their overnight figures:

ProgramNetworkTotal TV% lift
The Bachelors Australia 10564,00054
Vera rptABC774,00020
All 4 Adventure10201,00018
2023 Australian Open – Night 7 LateNine462,00012
2023 Australian Open – Night 7 Session 2Nine739,00011

Primary Channels, Multi-Channels, Shares, Subscription TV, Key Demos, Brekky Battle: All figures Total People, Five City Metro (5CM); overnights only.

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV: All figures Total People, Consolidated 7 day Five City Metro (5CM) + Regional (Reg) + BVOD (Broadcast Video on Demand); % lift compared to overnight figures.

Top 20 Overnight Metro

Top 20 Multi-Channel Shows

Overnight Network Share

Top 20 Foxtel Shows

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Program Rankings

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2024. The data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.

Note: Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs. Programs with the same name on one or more primary or multichannel, are aggregated into one network figure.

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