1.1m Socceroo fans tune in for the worst breakfast of all time

More than a million Australians got out of bed for Monday’s 4.30am Socceroos game, according to overnight metro ratings from OzTam.

In SBS’s biggest TV audience of the year, an average of 1.1m people tuned in to the disappointing 4-0 thrashing of Australia at the hands of Germany.  

Along with nearly half a million people for the Netherlands-Denmark game, Monday saw SBS reach a free to air viewing share of 8.1%.

The Queen’s Birthday Holiday in most states of Australia also appeared to boost viewing across the board, with Ten’s Masterchef pulling in more than 1.9m viewers. Good News Week reached a series high of 1.4m, while The 7PM Project broke the 1m mark again, helping Ten to a win for Monday night.

Masterchef also dominated Sunday night’s viewing, pulling in nearly 1.7m viewers, in a day narrowly won by Nine thanks in part to the performance of Underbelly (1.4m).

Meanwhile, Seven narrowly won last week, with a 6pm-midnight share of 24.6%, just ahead of Nine’s 23.6%  and Ten’s 21.7%

Monday’s top rating TV shows:

  1. Masterchef Ten 1.930m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.647m
  3. Today Tonight Seven 1.638m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.460m
  5. Good News Week Ten 1.402m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 1.250m
  7. Two and a Half Men – 7:00pm Nine 1.235m
  8. Two and a Half Men – 7:30pm Nine 1.230m
  9. World Cup: Germany v Australia – Live SBS 1.106m
  10. Breaking The Magician’s Code Seven 1.106m
  11. The 7PM Project Ten 1.100m
  12. ABC News ABC 1.093m
  13. Ten News Ten 1.089m
  14. The Big Bang Theory Nine 1.083m
  15. Home And Away Seven 1.060m

Monday’s share:

  • Ten: 24.7%
  • Seven: 22.3%
  • Nine: 21.6%
  • ABC1: 12.9%
  • SBS1: 8.1%
  • 7TWO 4.3%
  • GO!: 2.0%
  • ABC2: 1.7%
  • One: 1.0%
  • ABC3: 0.7%
  • SBS2: 0.7%

Sunday’s top rating TV shows:

  1. Masterchef Ten 1.665m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.461m
  3. Nine News Nine 1.407m
  4. Underbelly Nine 1.384m
  5. Sunday Night Seven 1.286m
  6. Customs Nine 1.168m
  7. Send in the Dogs Nine 1.133m
  8. Agatha Christie’s Poirot ABC 1.068m
  9. The Force Seven 1.062m
  10. Border Security Seven 1.059m
  11. Merlin Ten 0.956m
  12. 60 Minutes Nine 0.944m
  13. The Good Wife Ten 0.854m
  14. Doctor Who ABC 0.814m
  15. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nine 0.794m

Sunday’s share:

  • Nine: 24.8%
  • Seven: 21.2%
  • Ten: 21.0%
  • ABC1: 15.4%
  • SBS1: 7.7%
  • GO!: 5.0%
  • 7TWO: 2.1%
  • One: 1.3%
  • ABC2: 0.6%
  • ABC3: 0.4%
  • SBS2: 0.4%

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