Radio Ratings: Ben Fordham Remains At The Top But Kyle & Jackie O Bridge The Gap

Radio Ratings: Ben Fordham Remains At The Top But Kyle & Jackie O Bridge The Gap

Figures from 2022’s third GfK Radio Ratings Metro & DAB+ have just been released, with some very surprising – and not so surprising – results, as Australia once again embraces the norm in post-pandemic life.

In the not-so-surprising news, Ben Fordham continued his dominance over Sydney, with 2GB’s wonder-boy claiming first place in the breakfast ratings, though he’s beginning to feel the heat from Kyle & Jackie O as the KIIS 106.5 duo continue to ride the growth wave from last month.

In Melbourne, 3AW once again reigned supreme, claiming the top spot despite a small drop in listeners. 3AW’s breakfast team of Ross & Russell were able to extend what was already a comfortable lead over the other stations, scoring a 19.4 overall share, almost double that of their closest competitors, GOLD 104.3’s Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show, which had a rating of 10.0 overall.

In Melbourne’s Drive slot, 104.3’s Gavin Miller had a small growth, which was good enough to give the show first place as its main competitor, 3AW’s Drive With Tom Elliott had a drop that saw them fall to second.

Adelaide saw the return of ABC ADE to top spot as it reclaimed the position from MIX 102.3 that experienced a small drop in its ratings, yet enough to cost them first place.

ABC ADE continued its dominance in the other slots as their morning show, Breakfast with Satcey Lee and Nikolai Beilharz went even higher in the ratings, however it was NOVA91.9’s Kate, Tim & Joel who had the last laugh in the drive slot.

In Perth, the competition was fierce but NOVA93.7 managed to come out on top, while their Kate, Tim & Joel show was also able to attain first place in the drive ratings.

Up north in Brisbane, NOVA nabbed first spot as B105 came second and KIIS 97.3 and 104.5 TRIPLE M tied for third.

It was a great month for the Kate, Tim & Joel show that was able to come out on top in not one, but three different states, showing how much it resonates with its audience!

Sydney

SHARE OVERALL (percent)

First: 2GB (12.8, last 14.0, down 1.2)

Second: KIIS 106.5 (9.9, last 10.0, down 0.1)

Third: WSFM (8.7, last 8.8, down 0.1)

BREAKFAST

First: 2GB Ben Fordham Live (15.7, -3.2)

Second: KIIS 106.5 Kyle & Jackie O (12.4, +1.1)

Third: ABC Syd Breakfast With James Valentine (10.6, -0.1)

DRIVE

First: WSFM Steve Fitton (9.8, +0.6)

Second: KIIS 106.5 Will & Woody (9.5, -0.3)

Third: Smoothfm 95.3 Byron Webb (9.2, +0.7)

Melbourne

SHARE OVERALL (percent)

First: 3AW (15.3, last 15.8, down 0.5)

Second: GOLD 104.3 (11.6, last 11.5, down 0.1)

Third: smoothfm 91.5 (8.8, last 6.9, up 1.9)

BREAKFAST

First: 3AW Ross & Russell (19.4, +0.5)

Second: GOLD 104.3 The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show (10.0, -0.3)

Third: ABC MEL Breakfast With Sammy J (9.0, +0.3)

DRIVE

First: GOLD 104.3 Gavin Miller (12.0, +0.6)

Second: 3AW Drive With Tom Elliot (11.1, -0.3)

Third: NOVA100 Kate, Tim & Joel (9.1, +0.2)

Adelaide

SHARE OVERALL (percent)

First: ABC ADE (12.6, last 11.2, up 1.4)

Second: MIX 102.3 (11.4, last 11.7, down 0.3)

Third: NOVA 91.9 (10.8, last 11.4, down 0.6)

BREAKFAST

First: ABC ADE Breakfast With Stacey Lee & Nikolai Beilharz (16.7, +0.9)

Second: FIVEaa Breakfast With David Penberthy & Will Goodings (11.1, -0.5)

Second: NOVA 91.9 Ben & Liam (11.1, -1.2)

Third: SMMM Triple M Breakfast With Roo, Ditz & Loz (9.9, +1.0)

DRIVE

First: NOVA 91.9 Kate, Tim & Joel (14.0, -0.2)

Second: SAFM Carrie & Tommy (11.9, +0.5)

Third: MIX 102.3 Will & Woody (11.3, -1.8)

Perth

SHARE OVERALL (percent)

First: NOVA 93.7 (13.6, last 14.0, down 0.6)

Second: MIX 94.5 (13.1, last 12.6, up 0.5)

Third: 96FM (12.2, last 14.1, down 1.9)

BREAKFAST

First: NOVA 93.7 Nathan, Nat & Shaun (15.7, -0.9)

Second: MIX 94.5 Pete, Matt & Kymba (12.5, +1.0)

Third: ABC PER Breakfast With Tom Baddeley (11.9, +1.9)

DRIVE

First: NOVA 93.7 Kate, Tim & Joel (14.3, +0.3)

Second: MIX 94.5 Carrie & Tommy (13.6, -0.4)

Third: 96FM Will & Woody (11.1, -1.7)

Brisbane

SHARE OVERALL (percent)

First: NOVA 106.9 (11.4, last 10.9, up 0.5)

Second: B105 (11.0, last 10.5, up 0.5)

Third: KIIS 97.3 (10.6, last 9.0, up 1.6)

Third: 104.5 TRIPLE M (10.6, last 8.5, up 2.1)

BREAKFAST

First: B105 Stav, Abby & Matt (11.7, +0.3)

Second: NOVA 106.9 Ash, Kip, Luttsy & Susie O’Neill (11.5, +1.0)

Third: ABC BRIS Breakfast with Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan (10.9, -1.5)

DRIVE

First: NOVA 106.9 Kate, Tim & Joel (14.4, +1.0)

Second: B105 Carrie & Tommy (10.7, -0.4)

Third: KIIS 97.3 Will & Woody (10.2, +2.6)

 




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