Socceroos top second week of summer, while the 2022 FIFA World Cup take key demos

The 2022 FIFA World Cup match between England and France aired to a metro audience of 401,000 views on Sunday, while also winning all three key advertising demos.

The football match beat Seven’s Cricket: Second Test – Australia vs West Indies game, which brought in a metro audience of 371,000 views.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 4 December, Sunday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup game between Argentina vs Australia was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.679 million viewers, including 415,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 33%. This was also the program with the biggest uplift for the week.

Meanwhile, Seven and Nine tied in the week ending 10 December, both with a network share of 28.7%, while the ABC finished the week with an 18.9% share, followed by Ten with 14.6%.

Seven won the primary channel share for the week, with 20.4%, just beating out Nine’s 18.7%, while the top multi-channel for the week was 9Gem with 3.9%.

In non-sport entertainment on Sunday, a repeat of Death By Paradise on ABC topped the list with 469,000 metro viewers, followed by Snackmasters on Nine which aired to a metro audience of 412,000 views.

Meanwhile, Seven News on Sunday won overall TV viewing with 756,000 metro viewers, followed by Nine News on Sunday with 696,000 metro viewers. ABC News was next with 586,000 metro views, followed by a 60 Minutes – Summer special which brought in 372,00.

Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 32.6% over Seven’s 21.5%, while the ABC had a share of 20.6%, and Ten took a 16% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 9Gem with a share of  4.8%.

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