How Australia’s ‘Today’ is continuing its ratings decline
By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links
- The show, which ousted longtime anchor Karl Stefanovic over the summer amid dipping ratings, debuted a new look and new hosts for 2019.
- A new anchor, Deb Knight, took over the show.
- Knight is joined by newsreader Tom Steinfort and entertainment reporter Brooke Boney.
- Forecaster Steven Jacobs and finance reporter Ross Greenwood remain part of the show.
- The ratings for the Jan. 13, 2019 edition dipped below the 200,000 mark.
- “Sunrise,” the Seven Network’s competing morning news, registered 266,000 viewers.
- According to AdelaideNow.com, the show was expected to benefit from at least a small boost in viewers thanks to what it calls the “perve factor” — people tuning in just to catch a glimpse at the new lineup.