ABC’s ratings boost and top breakfast radio show removed
In the breakfast time slot, ABC Brisbane’s Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan jumped nearly four percentage points to take them from the fifth most-watched breakfast show in Brisbane in the final survey of 2021, to the leaders leading the pack in 2022.
4BC Breakfast with Neil Breen remained strong with a 9.9% share and retained its joint third place. Its 9.9% share was up 2 percentage points from the 2021 1 survey.
B105 Stav, Abby and Matt and ABC Classic Russell Torrance both saw viewership increases of 1 and 1.1 percentage points respectively, and Nova106.9 Ash, Luttsy and Susie O’Neill kept stable.
However, other stations have slipped into the breakfast time slot: 4KQ Laurier, Gary and Marc lost 2.1 percentage points, Triple M breakfast with Marto and Margaux slipped 1.3 and KIIS 97.3 Robin, Terry and Kip fell by 1.4 after Kip Wightman replaced Bob Gallagher in January.
In the Drive slot from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nova106.9’s Kate, Tim and Joel extended their lead at the top by 1.4 percentage points to 2.1 and hold 13.3% of the timeslot viewership.
B105 carrie and tommy moved from third place to second place with a gain of 0.7 percentage points and KIIS973 Will & Woody lost 3.3 percentage points to slip from second to third.
Continuing the ratings trend across the board, ABC Brisbane’s Drive with Steve Austin gained 2.8 percentage points to move from sixth to third most-watched Brisbane driving show.
Disclaimer: 4BC and 4BH are owned by Nine Entertainment Co, who also own this masthead.