The Spin – Survey #7

Staff Writer

Survey #7 is out, and all the networks are either behind closed doors, or celebrating loudly; depending on what the GFK gods have provided .

As the spin begins, every station will be a winner….funny that. We'll post the media releases below as they come in.








FIVEaa’s is Adelaide’s #1 station for over 40’s (16.7% share) according to the latest GfK Radio Ratings Survey.

In other great results FIVEaa Breakfast with David, Mark & Jane picked up the most listeners in Adelaide, growing their audience by 15,000 listeners and 0.8 share (13.0% overall), Leon Byner has the #1 Morning Talk Show in town (9am-12pm) with 13.5% share (up 1.7%) while from 3-7pm Rowey & Bicks host Adelaide’s #1 Drive Sports Show (11.3% share). Evenings with Jeremy Cordeaux (8-12mn) is also #1 for its timeslot with an 18.5% share (up 0.9).

• FIVEaa Breakfast with David, Mark and Jane up 15,000 cume and 0.8 to 13.0% share
• #1 Morning Talk Show with Leon Byner (up 1.7 to 13.5% share)
• #1 Drive Sports Show with Rowey & Bicks (3-7pm) (11.3% share)*
• #1 Evenings with Jeremy Cordeaux (8-12mn) (up 0.9 to 18.5% share)**
• #1 Station 40+ (16.7%)***
• Overall station cume up 12,000

FIVEaa Operations Manager Craig Munn said, "It’s great to see more people are listening to FIVEaa. To have Leon, Rowey & Bicks and Jeremey all #1 in their timeslots as well as pick up an additional 15,000 listeners in Breakfast is a fantastic result."

For further information contact:
Melissa Wyness – Integration and Marketing Director
0404 812 271/ [email protected]

Source: GfK Media Research, Adelaide, Survey #7 2014 released on 11th November 2014
*Source: GfK Media Research, Adelaide, Survey #7 2014 released on 11th November 2014, all people 10+, Mon-Fri 3:00pm- 7pm
**Source: GfK Media Research, Adelaide, Survey #7 2014 released on 11th November 2014, all people 10+, Mon-Fri 8:00pm-12mn
***Source: GfK Media Research, Adelaide, Survey #7 2014 released on 11th November 2014, all people 40+, Mon-Sun 5:30am-12mn












WSFM and KIIS – #1 and #2FM



11th November, 2014 – Australian Radio Network’s winning streak sees no sign of abating as they take out another round of wins in survey 7 today, marking the network’s most successful year on record.


In Sydney, Kyle & Jackie O have regained their top FM position for Breakfast, with Jonesy & Amanda hot on their heels.


WS FM101.7 again claims the #1FM spot, also further climbing to number 2 station overall, overtaking ABC 702, with KIIS 1065 in close succession at #2FM.


Adelaide and Brisbane stations 97.3FM and Mix102.3 and their corresponding breakfast shows hold their #1 overall and it’s a steady result for Melbourne’s GOLD104.3 and Mix 101.1.


National highlights include:



  •          #1FM – WS FM101.7
  •          #2FM – KIIS 1065
  •          #1FM Breakfast – Kyle & Jackie O
  •          #2FM Breakfast – Jonesy & Amanda



  •          #1 overall – 97.3FM
  •          #1 overall Breakfast – Robin, Terry & Bob



  •          #1 overall – Mix 102.3
  •          #1 overall Breakfast – Jodie, Soda & Snowy



  •          GOLD 104.3’s Breakfast with Brig & Lehmo grew share to 6.5%
  •          MIX 101.1’s Morning, afternoon, drive, evening and weekend day-parts have all seen increases


ARN’s National Content Director Duncan Campbell says; “This survey result further reinforces the consistency of the ARN network. Our ongoing success comes from a clear strategy, and one that we’re continuing to roll out. We’re looking ahead now with our plans in Melbourne with the launch of KIIS 101.1 and the strength that Hughesy & Kate will bring to the Drive slot nationally. We’re also excited about the upcoming news for Melbourne’s KIIS 101.1’s Breakfast show which we’ll be sharing very soon”.


ARN’s Chief Executive Ciaran Davis continues; “As we approach the end of the year we’re happy to see our stations continue to demonstrate their strength in the market, consolidating our #1 national network position. We’ll continue to invest in the best talent and staff to create the best possible content for our listeners and clients alike. This has been a hugely successful year for us and with our plans already well underway for 2015, we see this as just the beginning.”


In Australia, ARN’s brand strategy of KIIS 1065, MixFM and Classic Hits reaches Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. Entertaining and influencing over 4 million listeners, ARN is one of the leading broadcasters in the commercially important 25-54 demographics in Australia.


ARN also recently launched the world’s fastest growing digital service, iHeartRadio, to the Australian market.  iHeartRadio is the only digital music service that combines custom music and live radio, covering 1000 live radio stations across all ARN, New Zealand’s TRN and Clear Channel’s US stations. Early take up of the service in Australia has exceeded expectations.


ARN is an APN News & Media company.



Note to editors:

Source: GfK, Survey #7, 2014. Results released September 30, 2014. Survey Period: Sun Aug 17 to Sat Sep 20 and Sun Sep 28 to Sat Nov 1.

* All figures derived from Mon-Sun 5.30am-12am Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane unless otherwise stated. Breakfast 6am-9am, Mon-Fri. Drive 4pm-7pm, Mon-Fri.












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