In the first GfK metro survey for 2023 the top rating stations are: KIIS 1065 with a share of 11.9% finally toppling talk station 2GB. The Kyle and Jackie O breakfast show also rated No 1 in Sydney. It was the first time in 18 years or 146 consecutive surveys that 2GB didn’t rate No 1. Melbourne talk station 3AW continued at No 1 with 16.6%. In Brisbane Nova 106.9 rated No 1 with 12.2% and Perth’s Nova 93.7 was the top station with a share of 17%. In Adelaide the No 1 station was Mix 102.3 with 12.3%. Click on images below for full details.
Michael McLaren has been confirmed as the new host of 2GB Afternoons, commencing in January 2024. McLaren started his radio career at 2GB in 2006 as a program producer. His on-air career kicked off in 2011, first hosting 2GB’s Weekend Overnight program before taking on Australia Overnights Monday-Friday in 2016. In 2023, he fronted 2GB’s number one rating Weekend Mornings program.