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Mornings beats The Morning Show for the first time

Channel Nine’s Mornings has beaten rival The Morning Show across the five city metro market for the first time since it launched.

Mornings rated 141,000 and Seven’s The Morning Show rated 134,000, according to preliminary ratings from OzTAM.

The Nine show won in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane but lost in Adelaide and Perth.

Mornings launched in February with new hosts Sonia Kruger and David Campbell, taking over from previous host Kerri-Anne Kennerley who presented from October 2002 to November 2011. The debut of the relaunched show rated 104,000.

The last time Nine had a win across the five city metro market in the time slot was on 21 October 2008 with Mornings with Kerri-Anne rating 136,000 to The Morning Show’s 135,000.

Meanwhile, seasonal comedy A Moody Christmas produced respectable numbers for its ABC1 debut last night.

Airing at 8.30pm, the show, the first long form situation comedy from production company Jungleboys, rated 677,000, across the five city metro market,

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