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Ten’s Thursday night Socceroos match draws in 309k metro

Ten’s showing of the Socceroos v Japan football match drew in 309,000 metro viewers last night.

According to Ten, the match had 39,580 live stream viewers.

Paramount sport sales director Nick Bower said: “In just our first five months as the new home of Football, Paramount has reached well over 5 million Australians, making 2021/22 the most-watched season in over three years.

“The result didn’t go our way last night, but our Football Australia broadcast partners such as Harvey Norman, McDonalds and CommBank connected to football’s passionate fans every step of the way. Fans can catch the Socceroos again when they face Saudi Arabia in the next AFC World Cup Qualifier.”

In terms of the key demographics, Seven’s AFL Thursday night program topped the 16 to 39 demographic and  Nine News topped both the 18 to 49 and 25 to 54 demographics.

Topping entertainment was Seven’s episode of The Chase with 435,000 metro viewers, followed by the above mentioned AFL match on Seven with 401,000 metro viewers.

Nine’s Hot Seat was next with 398,000 metro viewers.

Overall, Seven News topped programming with 862,000 metro viewers, followed by Nine News with 846,000 metro viewers. Seven News at 6.30 followed with 819,000 metro viewers and then Nine News 6:30 with 800,00 metro viewers.

ABC News came next with 585,000 metro viewers, then ABC’s 7.30 with 448,000 metro viewers.

Nine’s A Current Affairs was next with 438,000 metro viewers.

For network share, Seven had the largest last night with 31.0% followed by Nine with 25.7%. Ten was next with 17.1%, then ABC with 15.2%.

The Daily Consolidated Total TV report for 17 March has been delayed. This article will be updated when it has been released.

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