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Election 2013: TV guide

Which channel will you watch? We look at what's in store – could Seven, Nine, or Sky News match the ABC this election?

When it comes to the election, most viewers choose the ABC for television coverage. For the last three trips to the polls, the broadcaster has finished ahead in the ratings – in 2010 ABC1 attracted more than a million viewers to Nine's 0.75 million and Sky News' 65,000.

And Saturday marks a significant milestone for ABC viewers. After 30 years and 10 federal elections, Kerry O'Brien – semi-retired from the ABC for almost three years – has made it clear to colleagues that this will be the last time he crunches the numbers as the face of the broadcaster's election night coverage.

O'Brien will lead a panel that includes Annabel Crabb, Tony Jones and Antony Green – but not Leigh Sales, who has impressed as his replacement as the host of 7:30.

When O'Brien stepped down from the show,

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