Seven’s Tokyo 2020 Night session wins Monday with 1.439 million metro viewers

Seven’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics coverage continues to dominate Australian television’s linear ratings, with Monday’s Night session the most-watched program boasting 1.439 million metro viewers.

The session saw the women’s football team The Matildas go down fighting in a 1-0 loss to Sweden, while Australian athletics team captain Steve Solomon missed out on the 400 metres final by just one spot, coming third in his semi after breaking his own personal best in the heat.

The Night session also topped all three key advertising demos on Monday, as Seven took a dominant 50.7% network share win. Seven also had a 35.8% single-channel share win, and an 11% multi-channel share victory for 7Mate.

The Evening session and Late Night session each broke the million metro viewer mark as well, bringing in 1.078 million and 1 million respectively.

Seven News was the top-rating news program with 1.406 million metro viewers, ahead of Nine News with 1.070 million metro viewers.

In entertainment programming, The Chase Australia had 809,000 metro viewers, while 603,000 tuned in to watched Australian Survivor on Ten, and Nine’s Beauty and the Geek brought in 519,000 metro viewers.

ABC’s Australian Story brought in 515,000 metro viewers, and Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention? had 477,000 metro viewers, just breaking into the top twenty programs.


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