Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

The ABC's line-up, with PM Malcolm Turnbull on Q&A, kept viewers interested last night.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

The ABC kept viewers interested last night, with Malcolm Turnbull's appearance on Q&A (689,000 on ABC and ABC News). The end result, it was just another notch on his end-of-year publicity round where he seems to have pitched his message to what he and his handlers thought the various media outlets might want to talk about. But on Q&A he did at least meet members of the audience who had their own minds and difficult questions.

Back Roads on the ABC (1.05 million national) was more than just a summer fill-in. Like the first ep on the town of Corryong (in Victoria’s high country), last night's ep was set in an even more isolated part of Australia -- the very outback area around Maree and the Oodnadatta Track in South Australia. Back Roads was again the most watched non-news program nationally.

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  1. zut alors

    Surely the programme of the night (week!) was Foreign Correspondent, the subject being the outstanding work of orthopaedic surgeon, Munjed al-Muderis, in providing smart implants for Iraqi victims of war. A war to which our politicians committed Australia without any community consultation.

    The programme was not overtly political, it was fantastically inspirational. Catch it on iView if you were unfortunate enough to miss it.

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