Nova Entertainment’s on-air lineup for 2018

Nova is stressing the consistency of its lineup in the face of changes at most of Australia’s other music networks.

The company has recently agreed to new contracts with the network’s key talent for 2018 and beyond.

Cathy O’Connor, NOVA Entertainment’s CEO said, “We are proud of our performance which has been delivered as a result of our consistent on-air line up. We expect to build on our strength in 2018.”

Kate, Tim & Marty, Australia’s number one national Drive show (12% share) and consecutive Best On Air Team (FM) ACRA winners, return for a fifth year. Such was the demand for Kate Ritchie, Tim Blackwell and Marty Sheargold, the show will also be syndicated across 48 stations on a regional platform, including Grant Broadcasters, Ace and Super Radio Network, from Monday 22 January.
Smallzy’s Surgery secured the top spot for national night show across all eight surveys in 2017, secured the show’s highest ever national share (12.4%) along with the number one position in Melbourne (12.1% share), Brisbane (16.5%), Adelaide (14.6%) and Perth (15.4%) in the final survey of the year.
Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa return to Sydney breakfast for the sixth year on Monday. Their national ‘Best Of’ show was #1 overall (12.4% in survey 8), and attracted over 800,000 listeners. 
Nova 100’s Chrissie, Sam & Browny, with Chrissie Swan, Sam Pang and Jonathan Brown, Melbourne’s number one FM breakfast show (8.3% share), return for a third year in breakfast.

Nathan Morris and Natalie Locke joined Nova 93.7 Perth the year the station launched, with Shaun McManus coming on board in 2009. Nathan, Nat & Shaun’s popularity has not faltered over the past 15 years with the trio the number one breakfast show in Perth for six consecutive surveys (survey 3 to 8) in 2017, and concluding the year with a 14.4% share and 354,000 listeners.
Brisbane’s Ash, Kip & Luttsy with Susie O’Neill return in 2018 as the number one breakfast show (6-9am) in market with a 14.4% share and 346,000 listeners while Lewis & Lowe with Hayley Pearson, with Dylan Lewis, Shane Lowe and Hayley, are Adelaide’s most listened to breakfast show with 177,300 listeners.


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