Olympics Evening session tops Monday entertainment and advertising demos

Seven’s coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues to dominate the linear metro television ratings, with the Evening session of Day 3 bringing in 1.210 million viewers and topping all three key advertising demos.

The time slot, which included Australia defeating the Netherlands in women’s water polo, was the most-watched non-news programming on Monday, only behind Seven News overall (1.474 million metro viewers).

The Night session, which included men’s team final of gymnastics – artistic, as well as several key swimming heats, brought in 1.146 million metro viewers for Seven.

Earlier in the day, the Afternoon session brought in 1.087 million metro viewers, during which Aussie Ariarne Titmus won Gold in the 400m Freestyle.

The Olympic Afternoon and Late Afternoon sessions also cracked the top 10 metro programs, bringing in 1.087 million and 768,000 metro viewers respectively for Seven.

Seven’s network share was 46.3% for Monday, with Nine taking 19.3%, Ten with 17.7% and ABC on 12%. Seven was the #1 primary channel with 31.4%, while 7Mate was the top multi-channel on 10.5%.

Across other entertainment programming, The Chase Australia was the best of the rest, with 828,000 metro viewers. Australian Survivor had 627,000 metro viewers for Ten, and Have You Been Paying Attention? aired to 577,000.

Nine’s Beauty and the Geek brought in 562,000 metro viewers.


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