Radio Ratings Shock As Triple J’s Ben & Liam Beat 2Day FM’s Brekkie Show

Radio Ratings Shock As Triple J’s Ben & Liam Beat 2Day FM’s Brekkie Show

We’re now at the halfway mark this year for radio ratings, with the fourth survey released today, and B&T has done all the hard work for you in determining the winners and losers.

In Sydney 2GB’s Ben Fordham’s rise in the drive slot continued, overtaking KIIS 1065’s Will & Woody (down 1.2 per cent to 8.7 per cent) and Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (no change at 9.7 per cent) to reach top spot with 10.2 per cent market share (up 0.7 per cent).

However, the biggest shock was in Sydney’s brekkie slot, with Triple J’s Ben & Liam (up 1 per cent to 5.2 per cent) beating 2Day FM’s Em, Grant & Ed (down 0.6 per cent to 4.3 per cent). It sees the troubled SCA show undo all its good work in the previous ratings survey.

In Melbourne, all eyes were on GOLD104.3’s new brekkie host, Christian O’Connell, who had a solid ratings debut. However, despite the show’s 0.7 per cent market share rise, it wasn’t enough to make the top three in the early morning slot.

But perhaps the biggest concern for ARN right now in the Melbourne market is KIIS FM’s Jase & PJ, with the brekkie duo narrowly avoiding a fourth straight ratings decline with a 0.1 per cent market share increase to 4.9 per cent.


Macquarie’s 2GB continued its stranglehold on the Sydney market, growing its overall market share by 1.3 per cent to 14 per cent.

ARN’s WSFM maintained second spot, with its share increasing 1 per cent to 10.7 per cent, while sister station KIIS 1065 (down 0.4 per cent) tied with NOVA Entertainment’s smoothfm (down 0.3 per cent) for third with 8.4 per cent.


First: 2GB’s The Alan Jones Breakfast Show (up 1.3 per cent to 15.6 per cent)

Second: KIIS FM’s Kyle & Jackie O (down 0.9 per cent to 11.0 per cent)

Third: WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda (up 0.2 per cent to 9.6 per cent)


First: 2GB’s Ben Fordham – Sydney Live (up 0.7 per cent to 10.2 per cent)

Second: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (no change at 9.7 per cent)

Third: KIIS 1065’s Will & Woody (down 1.2 per cent per cent to 8.7 per cent)


Macquarie’s 3AW suffered a market share drop of 0.6 per cent to 13. 8 per cent, but it wasn’t enough for the station lose the number one ranking overall in Melbourne.

ARN’s GOLD 104.3 held onto second with a 0.2 per cent market share increase to 10.8 per, leaving Fox FM in third with 10.4 per cent (down 0.1 per cent).


First: 3AW’s Ross and John (down 0.8 per cent to 19.2 per cent)

Second: Fox FM’s Fifi, Fev & Byron (up 0.5 to 9.9 per cent)

Third: ABC Melbourne (down 0.4 per cent to 9.2 per cent)


First: Fox FM’s Carrie & Tommy and Hughesy & Kate (down 0.1 per cent to 13.2 per cent)

Second: GOLD104.3 (up 0.4 per cent to 10.1 per cent)

Third: 3AW (down 0.8 per cent to 9.6 per cent)


Nova 106.9 is now sitting solo on top of the Brisbane market, despite a 0.8 per cent share decline to 12.2 per cent.

ARN’s 97.3fm has seen its market share success take a turn for the worse, losing 1.1 per cent to go to 11.1 per cent. SCA’s Hit105 came in third once again with 11.8 per cent market share (up 0.2 per cent).


First: Nova 106.9’s Ash, Kip & Luttsy with Susie O’Neill (up 0.1 per cent to 12.7 per cent)

First: Hit105’s Stav, Abby & Matt (no change at 12.5 per cent)

Third: 93.7fm (down 0.6 per cent to 11.7 per cent)


First: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (down 0.6 per cent to 15.2 per cent)

Second: Hit105’s Carrie & Tommy and Hughesy & Kate (down 0.3 per cent to 14.1 per cent)

Third: 97.3fm’s Will & Woody (down 0.4 per cent to 11.8 per cent)


ARN’s Mix 102.3 returned to positive territory after two straight market share declines, growing by 0.6 per cent to 15.4 per cent and retaining pole position in the Adelaide market.

Fiveaa has moved from fourth two second overall with 1.4 per cent market share growth to 11.8 per cent, with Nova 91.9 jumping from fifth into third with 10.5 per cent (up 0.7 per cent) and bumping ABC Adelaide and Triple M out of the top three.


First: FIVEaa (up 1.8 per cent to 14.4 per cent)

Second: Mix 102.3’s Jodi & Soda (down 0.4 per cent to 13.9 per cent)

Third: ABC Adelaide (down 2.1 per cent to 13.5 per cent)


First: Mix 102.3 (up 1.5 per cent to 14.6 per cent)

Second: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (up 0.2 per cent to 13.8 per cent)

Third: Hit 107’s Carrie & Tommy and Hughesy & Kate (up 1.6 per cent to 10.9 per cent)


Nova has claimed the number one ranking station overall in Perth, enjoying a 2.1 per cent market share rise to 14.7 per cent.

Mix 94.5 has moved down to second with 13.6 per cent (down 0.6 per cent), and Hit929 has maintained its third placing with 9.9 per cent (up 0.1 per cent).


First: Nova’s Nathan, Nat & Shaun (up 2.1 per cent to 14.8 per cent)

Second: Mix 94.5’s Clairsy, Matt and Kymba (down 1.5 per cent to 12.5 per cent)

Third: ABC Perth (down 0.1 per cent to 11.5 per cent)


First: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (up 2.1 per cent to 17.6 per cent)

Second: Mix 94.5’s Lisa and Pete (down 2.0 per cent at 14.0 per cent)

Third: Hit929’s Carrie & Tommy and Hughesy & Kate (up 0.1 per cent to 12.0 per cent)


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