State of Origin match two claims 2.380m metro viewers

State of Origin’s second match saw Queensland beat NSW, by two points attracting a metro audience of 2.380m, slightly up on the first match.

The first match at the end of May saw NSW dominate 24-4 with an audience of 2.348m, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings.

State of Origin took the top three spots in the ratings ladder with the pre-match pulling in 1.446m viewers while the post-match managed 1.201m metro viewers, despite only airing in Sydney and Brisbane.

The match was the most-watched program across key advertising demographics 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Nine saw massive share of 38.3% beating Seven’s 14%, Ten’s 10.7% share, ABC’s 9.3% and SBS’ 3.4%.

Meanwhile Ten’s Masterchef averaged 761,000 viewers.

Seven News at 6pm was the most watched non-sport program, attracting a metro audience of 1.109m ahead of Nine News’ 1.002m.


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