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2021 Ratings

The_Wookie

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NRL SEASON LAUNCH GROWS YEAR ON YEAR AND PEAKS WITH 988K VIEWERS

  • NRL Thursday Night Footy season launch timeslot winner along combined East Coast with peak audience of 988,000

NRL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTY

  • LIVE VIEWING
    • Timeslot winner along combined East Coast capitals.
    • National peak audience: 988,000 (Metro: 609,000 / Regional: 379,000).
    • National average audience: 748,000 (Metro: 479,000 / Regional: 269,000)
    • No. 1 program of the night in Sydney.
    • Last night’s match is up 10.7% with Total People on Game 1, 2020


Thu N NRL on Fox rated 487k across all platforms (foxtel, fox go/now & Kayo). This makes it the highest rating R1 NRL match ever on STV, the highest rating Thursday night NRL match ever on STV, and the 3rd highest regular season game ever.


Friday Night
NRL Broncos v Eels
Nine National 657,000
Metro 408,000
Regional 249,000
Fox League 313,000

Knights v Bulldogs
Fox League 221,000

Saturday NRL on Fox
Warriors v Titans 170,000
Roosters v Sea Eagles 233,000
Panthers v Cowboys 265,000

Sunday NRL on Fox
Raiders/Tigers 259,000
Dragons/Sharks 226,000

NRL on Foxtel STV boxes rated 2.022m for R1, up 16.27% on R1, 2020 and the highest rating R1 on Fox since 2018.


Sunday NRL on Nine
Sydney 179,000
Brisbane 63,000

SUNDAY AFTERNOON NRL LIVE

  • LIVE VIEWING
    • Dominated afternoon timeslot in Sydney and Brisbane.
    • Peak audience across NSW & QLD: 582,000 (Metro: 336,000 / Regional: 245,000).
    • Average audience across NSW & QLD: 417,000 (Metro: 243,000 / Regional: 175,000).

R1 of the 2021 NRL season was watched by 3.844m viewers on 9 and Foxtels traditional networks. (a further 152,000 watched Thursday night footy on Fox Go/NOW/Kayo). This figure is up 4.7% on R1 2020, due to a big increase in Foxtel ratings.(+16%).
 
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mongoose

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487k is huuuuggge for fox - shows the benefit of Melbourne to the comp

Sunday arvo 9 ratings look pretty horrible though....
 
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Good weekend despite the adversity of Cammie’s retirement. I was surprised the weekend went ahead.

Despite the blow outs, geez I love watching footy.
 

Perth Red

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Good to see all the streaming figures together for the Thursday night game, Fox should do this for every game to give a true picture of audiences. I'm about to dump Fox for Kayo.
Positive start to the seasons viewing except Sunday afternoon. Maybe teach Nine not to put on a match no one is really interested in?
 

Chief_Chujo

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Good to see all the streaming figures together for the Thursday night game, Fox should do this for every game to give a true picture of audiences. I'm about to dump Fox for Kayo.
Positive start to the seasons viewing except Sunday afternoon. Maybe teach Nine not to put on a match no one is really interested in?
I mean they said it dominated the slot on Sunday so not sure what you're after??
 

Perth Red

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I mean they said it dominated the slot on Sunday so not sure what you're after??

Hardly much to shout about given whats on a Sunday afternoon on tv in NSw and Qlnd lol. compared to the Friday night it is significantly lower is all I noted.
 

Chief_Chujo

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Hardly much to shout about given whats on a Sunday afternoon on tv in NSw and Qlnd lol. compared to the Friday night it is significantly lower is all I noted.
But its a totally different slot? Hows it compare to last years sunday afternoon games?
 

The_Wookie

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But its a totally different slot? Hows it compare to last years sunday afternoon games?

Its a little low

Last seasons average from known data - its hard to get Sunday regional data - was 488k (291k metro, 196k reg from 5 matches). Best estimate puts the full season around 480k average on Sunday arvos (metro average 281k, regional average estimated at 193k)
 

Chief_Chujo

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Its a little low

Last seasons average from known data - its hard to get Sunday regional data - was 488k (291k metro, 196k reg from 5 matches). Best estimate puts the full season around 480k average on Sunday arvos (metro average 281k, regional average estimated at 193k)
So within range of the average. No QLD team kills us in the Sunday ratings tbh. Brissy 2 and having mosts sundays be NSW club v QLD club would help.
 

The_Wookie

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Sunday Afternoon NRL Live was a dominant timeslot winner in Sydney and Brisbane.

Sunday Afternoon NRL Live secured a peak audience of 649,000 (Metro: 387,000 / Regional: 263,000) and an average audience of 439,000 (Metro: 264,000 / Regional: 175,000)."
 
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