Brisbane Radio Ratings: Nova 106.9FM takes breakfast as Ray Hadley helps 4BC lift share

Total PeopleNova’s Kip Wightman and David Lutteral ‘Kip & Luttsy’ have taken the radio breakfast crown in Brisbane from rivals 97.3FM posting a 13.5 per cent share in the timeslot against rivals Robin Bailey, Terry Hansen and Bob Gallagher who were on a 13 share.

This is the first time all year that Nova has won in the breakfast slot in Brisbane which came after a dramatic year for the breakfast show with fellow breakfast host Ashley Bradnam suspended by the station back in May after being charged with drink driving.

Today’s radio ratings also show Radio 4BC lifting its audience share 1.3 percentage points to a 6 share largely on the back of a surge in mornings, with a networked version of Macquarie Radio’s The Ray Hadley Morning show lifting its share in the timeslot 2.3 points to a 8.2 per cent share, the highest it has been in a number of years. 

4BC’s breakfast slot, where Sydney 2GB’s Alan Jones breakfast program is being networked in, was also up 1 point, while local program Afternoons with Clare Blake was up 0.9 and Drive with Ben Davis up 0.2.

In Brisbane the return of Hamish and Andy on HitFM had less of an impact of than in other markets with the drive show for the station rising only 0.2 points to 10.1 per cent share.

HitFM in Brisbane lifted 0.3 points to 8.6 per cent share on the back of rises in its breakfast and mornings shows with breakfast hosts Stewart “Stav” Davidson and Abby Coleman up 0.9.

Overall ABC612 was big loser of the survey down 1.4 share points in total people to 8.6 per cent.

Nic Christensen 

Brisbane ratings


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