Seven’s Rio 2016 Olympics coverage continues to dominate viewing

Seven’s Rio 2016 Olympics round-up In Rio Today, which airs at 7:00pm, was the most-watched non-news program of the day, pulling in 1.183m metro viewers.

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The evening broadcast of the Games which aired from 9:00pm was watched by 962,000, while 574,000 stuck around for the late night broadcast from 10:30pm.

During the day, the broadcast, which kicked off at 9:00am was watched by 623,000, with 577,000 watching the highlights broadcast at 2:00pm.

Seven easily won the night with a 28.9% share, as Nine managed a share of 13.5%. The ABC claimed third place with a share of 10.9% while Ten settled for a share of 10.3%.

Nine’s A Current Affair, airing at 7:00pm, grabbed 886,000 while Super Scary Plane Landings – Nine’s 7:30pm offering – pulled in 544,000.

On Ten, Family Feud at 6:00pm was watched by 543,000, with 578,000 tuning into The Project from 7:00pm.

On the ABC, 7.30 had an audience of 636,000 and Catalyst, at 8:00pm, pulled in 559,000.

In the news battleground, Seven News at 6:00pm grabbed an audience of 1.393m, slipping to 998,000 from 6:30pm, while Nine News at 6:00pm was watched by 1.004m, holding steady with the same figure from 6:30pm.

In breakfast TV, Seven’s Sunrise was watched by 473,000, easily out-rating Nine’s Today, which attracted an audience of 297,000.


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