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Radio Survey 6: Hamish And Andy Are In, But Not All Good News For Hit

Posted by Jodie Brett on Oct 9, 2015 9:24:00 AM

The biggest movements this survey in FM were in the battle for Drive, with the 3 key networks Drive teams niggling in all markets. As all of the commercial FM stations are currently syndicating their shows nationally, big differences in audience preferences are being brought to light. Nova’s Kate, Tim and Marty held the Drive crown for a long while, but with the return of Drive superstars Hamish and Andy, they have hit a stumbling block, losing market share in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. It will be interesting to see how they react moving forward to combat Hit’s rising star. The other Drive team, that most people seem to skim over, is Hughsey and Kate on the KIIS network, who have been the quiet achievers of this survey. Hughsey and Kate maintained their lead in Adelaide and Brisbane, showing growth in Sydney and Perth. Melbourne is the only market that seems down on KIIS, maybe they are just showing loyalty to Hamish and Andy?

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Topics: Radio Survey 6, Radio