He brought prestige from Hollywood to The Sunday Project with a series of exclusive interviews.
But Lisa Wilkson's access to list A has reported "angry" executives on rival networks that have programs in the same time slot, such as 60 Minutes and Sunday Night, according to The Daily Telegraph.
The newspaper alleges that a television executive without a name described as "laughable" the access of 58-year-olds to highly-requested interviews.
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"It's ridiculous for managers and brands to opt for The Sunday Project when their ratings are so low," says the anonymous executive.
The unnamed television source added: "It seems like a waste of time.
"Obviously they go with that program because of the Lisa factor, and she's been very gentle with the talent, but what's the point when nobody is watching it?"
Daily Mail Australia has communicated with Channel Nine and Channel Seven for comments.
Questions? Lisa Wilkson's access to list A has "irritated" the programs on rival networks in the same time slot, such as 60 minutes and Sunday night, says The Daily Telegraph. Lisa is photographed with Bradley Cooper (left) in The Project
Affirmations: "It's ridiculous for managers and brands to opt for The Sunday Project when their ratings are so low," the anonymous executive said. Lisa is photographed with Jane Fonda (right) in The Project
Travel: Lisa made her panel debut in February and got a series of impressive interviews, often on overseas flights for assignments.
In September, the Financial Review reported that The Sunday Project's ratings had been reduced by half since Lisa Wilkinson took over as hostess in January.
The ratings recently reached a minimum of 281,500 viewers, and The Sunday Project fails to become one of the ten most-watched shows on Sundays.
In October of last year, Lisa abruptly left the Today program to join the Ten Channel Project and make the announcement on Twitter.
Report: this year, the journalist sat two exclusively with the controversial bachelor Nick Cummins (right)
An official statement from Network Nine explained that he was "unable to meet his expectations" after the TV presenter had allegedly demanded equal pay with co-host Karl Stefanovic.
According to reports, Lisa secured a salary of $ 2.3 million to face The Sunday Project on weekends and direct the new Ten Daily digital site for Channel 10.
He made his debut on the panel show in February and has scored a series of impressive interviews, often flying abroad for assignments.
Interviewees: Lisa scored a candid interview with David Beckham (pictured) this week
Easy going? However, Lisa's interview with Serena Williams (pictured) in The Sunday Project in September drew criticism from viewers at home for being too weak & # 39;
This year, the journalist sat with stars such as Serena Williams, Bradley Cooper and David Beckham, and two exclusive with the controversial Bachelor Nick Cummins.
However, Lisa's interview with Serena Williams in The Sunday Project in September drew criticism from viewers at home.
Fans flocked to Facebook to criticize Lisa for avoiding difficult questions related to Serena's behavior at the US Open, calling the interview "weak journalism."
Concert: Lisa allegedly earned a salary of $ 2.3 million to face The Sunday Project on weekends and direct the new Ten Daily digital site for Channel 10