The first ratings for 2017 are now out: http://www.radioitsalovething.com.au/RIALT/media/RIALT/PDF/GfK_SummaryReport_Gold-Coast-Survey-1-2017.pdf
Hot Tomato, whilst maintaining its #1 position, has had a big jump in the ratings, going up 4.5% to finish at 18.4%, placing themselves way ahead of the SCA stations Gold FM (12%) & Sea FM (11.2%), who both fell from the previous survey. In the demographics, Sea is #1 in the 18-24s, whilst Hot Tomato is #1 in the 10-17s, 25-39s & 40-54s, whilst Gold is #1 in the 55-64s. Interestingly, RN is #1 in the 65+.
In breakfast, Hot Tomato’s Flan & Emily Jade with Christo dominates with a 19.1% share, way ahead of Sea FM’s Heather, Dan & Ben with 11.7% & Gold FM’s Bridge & Spida with 11.4%. In drive, Hot Tomato’s Galey, Mal & Moyra dominated with 20.3%, followed by Hamish & Andy on Sea FM with 14.2%, Veronica & Lewis on JJJ with 11.4%, whilst The Luke Bradnam Show on Gold FM (networked from 4MMM) only gets single figures at 9.3%. In evenings, The Greatest Years in Music, followed by Talking Back The Night on Gold FM could only manage a 5.8% share, way behind that of Hot Tomato (13.3%) & Sea FM (11.8%).