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& # 39; It doesn't look good! & # 39; Channel Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night with Melissa Doyle (above) to be canceled due to & # 39; matt ratings & # 39; and & # 39; high cost & # 39; and replaced by Today Tonight's national makeover

& # 39; It doesn't look good! & # 39; Channel Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night with Melissa Doyle to be canceled due to & # 39; matte ratings & # 39; and & # 39; high cost & # 39; and replaced by Today Tonight's national makeover

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Sunday evening of Channel Seven claimed a win as & # 39; No.1 public affairs program & # 39; in 2017 in Australia.

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But industry insiders claim that the program has been in trouble in recent years and is likely to be suppressed.

Sources told The Daily Telegraph on Saturday: & # 39; They haven't called yet, but it doesn't look right. It is expensive to run and they have poor ratings. & # 39;

& # 39; It doesn't look good! & # 39; Channel Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night with Melissa Doyle (above) to be canceled due to & # 39; matt ratings & # 39; and & # 39; high cost & # 39; and replaced by Today Tonight's national makeover

& # 39; It doesn't look good! & # 39; Channel Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night with Melissa Doyle (above) to be canceled due to & # 39; matt ratings & # 39; and & # 39; high cost & # 39; and replaced by Today Tonight's national makeover

At the height of the show in 2017, it captured an average metro audience of 845,000, but recently it has only managed to scrape half (422,000).

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Last week, Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night saw 247,000 fewer viewers in the five-city metropolitan audience than its Channel Nine competitor, 60 minutes.

& # 39; The executives are now discussing the fate of Sunday Night, as it is the end of the financial year, & # 39; said an insider.

Fierce rivalry! Last week, Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night saw 247,000 fewer viewers in the five-city metropolitan audience than its Channel Nine competitor, 60 minutes (above)

Fierce rivalry! Last week, Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night saw 247,000 fewer viewers in the five-city metropolitan audience than its Channel Nine competitor, 60 minutes (above)

Fierce rivalry! Last week, Seven & # 39; s Sunday Night saw 247,000 fewer viewers in the five-city metropolitan audience than its Channel Nine competitor, 60 minutes (above)

Industry sources also claim that seven bosses want to bring back a revised version of the previously canceled Today Tonight as a Sunday Night replacement.

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Today Tonight replaced Real Life in 1995 and had separate editions for each major metropolitan market (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth).

In 2014, the editions of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were canceled, while the versions of Adelaide and Perth are still running.

A comeback? Industry sources also claim that seven bosses want to bring back a revised version of the previously canceled Today Tonight as a Sunday Night replacement

A comeback? Industry sources also claim that seven bosses want to bring back a revised version of the previously canceled Today Tonight as a Sunday Night replacement

A comeback? Industry sources also claim that seven bosses want to bring back a revised version of the previously canceled Today Tonight as a Sunday Night replacement

Today Tonight, nationally, was the last program to win the Logie for Most Popular Public Affairs program in 2002, before the prize was abolished.

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It is believed that the journalist and the crew working on Sunday Night will relocate to other shows and projects for the Seven network.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel Seven for comments.

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