Brisbane radio ratings: ARN’s 97.3FM loses the breakfast show crown to ABC Brisbane

Bianca, Terry and Bob have been narrowly knocked off the top breakfast spot by ABC Brisbane’s Craig Zonca, who commanded a 12.2% audience share.

The trio’s 97.3FM show won the previous Brisbane survey, but this time dropped 0.8 ratings points to finish with a 12% audience share.

Nova’s breakfast show featuring Ash Bradnam, Kip Wightman and David ‘Luttsy’ Lutteral  fell 1.0 percentage points to finish in third place with an audience share of 11.6%.

Despite a 0.4 ratings point drop for Kate, Tim and Marty’s Nova drive-time show, the team still remained in the top spot with an 18.2% audience share.

Elsewhere in drive-time, Hughesy and Kate’s 97.3FM show just about hung onto second place after suffering a 0.9 audience share point drop to 11.3%.

Hamish and Andy’s Hit 105 drive-time show fell 0.7 audience share points to come joint third with Triple J’s, which rose 2.7 audience share points to 11.2% since the last survey.

Overall, Nova 106.9 FM continued to dominate the Brisbane market despite audience share point drops across the board. The station held on to the largest overall audience share of 13.0% despite dropping 1.1 audience share points.

Overall, 97.3FM held on to a second place ranking with an 11.9% share of the total audience despite dropping 0.6 points since the last radio ratings.

Brisbane radio ratings survey 5 2017. Source: GfK (Click to enlarge)

HIT 105 held on to its third place spot overall, despite a 1.3 point decrease down to 10.1%. Meanwhile, Triple M rose 0.1 points to yet again finish in fourth with an overall share of 10.0%.

Over on AM, ABC Brisbane’s breakfast win helped its overall audience share grow 0.4 points to 8.9%, ahead of 4KQ, which was up 0.4 points to 7.8%.

Macquarie Radio’s Talking Lifestyle 882 finished yet again with the lowest share of any station, down 0.2 points to 1.0%.


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