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2023 TV/Fox/Streaming Ratings

Harry O

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Actually pretty low.



But but but I thought the whole of Australia was flog fans? This ratings for them is quiet embarrassing.
However they'll be more watching tonight's game from PNG then the ratings dropball got to yesterdays thing
 

The_Wookie

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Sunday, 1 October 2023

Seven’s AFL Grand Final goes sky high
Saturday’s game soars, up 22% on 2022


The spectacular 2023 AFL season came to a heart-racing close on Saturday with Collingwood defeating the Brisbane Lions in the 2023 AFL Grand Final at the MCG, live, exclusive and free on Seven and 7plus.

The Seven Network’s coverage of the game reached a national audience of 4.98 million Australians on Channel 7 and 756,000 on 7plus.

The showdown between Collingwood and the Brisbane Lions is the most watched TV program in 2023 outside of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, scoring an average total television audience of 3.75 million viewers, including 3.3 million viewers nationally and 2.47 million in the capital cities. An additional 441,000 viewers watched live on 7plus – the biggest ever audience for an AFL match on a streaming platform.

Seven’s 2023 AFL Grand Final total audience is up 22% on last year’s Final between Geelong Cats and the Sydney Swans.

Collingwood epic four-point victory over Brisbane, which will go down in history as one of the greatest grand finals of all time, dominated its timeslot in the capital cities with a 92.2% share of viewers during the game, a 94.8% share of 25 to 54s and a 96.7% share in 16 to 39s.

In Melbourne, the Grand Final recorded a 97.4% share of viewers during the game, with Sydney recording a 79.5% share of viewers in its timeslot, and Brisbane a 87.9% share.

Managing Director Seven Melbourne and Head of Network Sport, Lewis Martin, said: “Seven’s live, free and exclusive coverage of the unmissable premiership decider reminds us of just how much we all love footy. It’s the passion of the fans that elevates footy from being a sport to a unique spectacle that unites the nation.

“The AFL is Australia’s number one winter sport, it’s a core part of our DNA, and Seven’s expert commentary, insights and coverage showcase the entertainment and exceptional competition of the AFL like no one else.”

Seven West Media Chief Revenue Officer, Kurt Burnette, said: “Seven’s AFL coverage reached an incredible 13.77 million viewers this season, once again delivering unrivalled reach, attention and addressability on a massive scale, across every demographic and every screen. Australia’s leading brands were showcased to 53% of Australians.

“Seven’s delivery of mass culture experiences will only continue as we head into the iconic Bathurst 1000 across Seven and 7plus in October next weekend, with exciting new seasons of SAS Australia, Big Brother and the summer of cricket, coming soon. The biggest change to sports streaming rights in recent history takes place next year, when Seven adds the full digital rights to AFL and cricket. That will bring massive audiences to will also see massive audiences in 2024 and beyond across the screens of Seven, with the new rights unlocking the full audience potential of free sport for advertisers and brands.”

The huge audience numbers for the AFL Grand Final follow a highly successful 2023 Final Series.

Excluding the Grand Final, the Final Series reached 7.9 million Australian nationally, with an average broadcast audience on Seven of 1.1 million.

Seven’s AFL Grand Final
  • AFL Grand Final: 3.75 million total viewers nationally. Reached 4.98 million on broadcast, 756,000 on 7plus.
  • AFL Grand Final: Presentations: 3.66 million total viewers nationally. Reached 4.87 million on broadcast.
  • AFL Grand Final: On The Ground: 2.74 million total viewers nationally.
  • AFL Grand Final: Pre-Match entertainment: 1.2 million total viewers nationally.
  • AFL Grand Final: Post Match: 323,000 total viewers nationally.

Seven Network is #1 nationally and in the capital cities so far in the OzTAM 2023 survey year, and #1 nationally in 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s.
 

Pneuma

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Sunday, 1 October 2023

Seven’s AFL Grand Final goes sky high
Saturday’s game soars, up 22% on 2022


The spectacular 2023 AFL season came to a heart-racing close on Saturday with Collingwood defeating the Brisbane Lions in the 2023 AFL Grand Final at the MCG, live, exclusive and free on Seven and 7plus.

The Seven Network’s coverage of the game reached a national audience of 4.98 million Australians on Channel 7 and 756,000 on 7plus.

The showdown between Collingwood and the Brisbane Lions is the most watched TV program in 2023 outside of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, scoring an average total television audience of 3.75 million viewers, including 3.3 million viewers nationally and 2.47 million in the capital cities. An additional 441,000 viewers watched live on 7plus – the biggest ever audience for an AFL match on a streaming platform.

Seven’s 2023 AFL Grand Final total audience is up 22% on last year’s Final between Geelong Cats and the Sydney Swans.

Collingwood epic four-point victory over Brisbane, which will go down in history as one of the greatest grand finals of all time, dominated its timeslot in the capital cities with a 92.2% share of viewers during the game, a 94.8% share of 25 to 54s and a 96.7% share in 16 to 39s.

In Melbourne, the Grand Final recorded a 97.4% share of viewers during the game, with Sydney recording a 79.5% share of viewers in its timeslot, and Brisbane a 87.9% share.

Managing Director Seven Melbourne and Head of Network Sport, Lewis Martin, said: “Seven’s live, free and exclusive coverage of the unmissable premiership decider reminds us of just how much we all love footy. It’s the passion of the fans that elevates footy from being a sport to a unique spectacle that unites the nation.

“The AFL is Australia’s number one winter sport, it’s a core part of our DNA, and Seven’s expert commentary, insights and coverage showcase the entertainment and exceptional competition of the AFL like no one else.”

Seven West Media Chief Revenue Officer, Kurt Burnette, said: “Seven’s AFL coverage reached an incredible 13.77 million viewers this season, once again delivering unrivalled reach, attention and addressability on a massive scale, across every demographic and every screen. Australia’s leading brands were showcased to 53% of Australians.

“Seven’s delivery of mass culture experiences will only continue as we head into the iconic Bathurst 1000 across Seven and 7plus in October next weekend, with exciting new seasons of SAS Australia, Big Brother and the summer of cricket, coming soon. The biggest change to sports streaming rights in recent history takes place next year, when Seven adds the full digital rights to AFL and cricket. That will bring massive audiences to will also see massive audiences in 2024 and beyond across the screens of Seven, with the new rights unlocking the full audience potential of free sport for advertisers and brands.”

The huge audience numbers for the AFL Grand Final follow a highly successful 2023 Final Series.

Excluding the Grand Final, the Final Series reached 7.9 million Australian nationally, with an average broadcast audience on Seven of 1.1 million.

Seven’s AFL Grand Final
  • AFL Grand Final: 3.75 million total viewers nationally. Reached 4.98 million on broadcast, 756,000 on 7plus.
  • AFL Grand Final: Presentations: 3.66 million total viewers nationally. Reached 4.87 million on broadcast.
  • AFL Grand Final: On The Ground: 2.74 million total viewers nationally.
  • AFL Grand Final: Pre-Match entertainment: 1.2 million total viewers nationally.
  • AFL Grand Final: Post Match: 323,000 total viewers nationally.

Seven Network is #1 nationally and in the capital cities so far in the OzTAM 2023 survey year, and #1 nationally in 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s.
Gee these buggers like using superlatives don’t they? It’s hard to get past the first line without feeling you are being drenched in spin.
 

Ralphy Twanger

Juniors
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But but but I thought the whole of Australia was flog fans? This ratings for them is quiet embarrassing.
However they'll be more watching tonight's game from PNG then the ratings dropball got to yesterdays thing
My son and his mates watched it through the 7 app, not sure if streaming is counted in those figures but if it isn’t that might explain the low figure
 

docbrown

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Gee these buggers like using superlatives don’t they? It’s hard to get past the first line without feeling you are being drenched in spin.
It's PR bullshit so what do you expect? "This grand final rated lower than a heap of others in the past." That intern would be getting fired. I think Wookie or someone else posted one of these Channel 7 releases a week or two ago and it said that the preliminary finals were up 417% (can't remember precisely how much) compared to regular season ratings. It all sounds impressive unless you think about it for more than one second and have a brain in your head.

However, I find this line amusing: The AFL is Australia’s number one winter sport.

That's a deliberate qualifier if ever I've seen one...
 

The Penguin #6.

Juniors
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My son and his mates watched it through the 7 app, not sure if streaming is counted in those figures but if it isn’t that might explain the low figure
Didn`t take long for you to revert to form, excuses, excuses, excuses. Maybe people are just sick of watching ludicrous fumbling and bumbling across the park.
 

Ralphy Twanger

Juniors
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Gee these buggers like using superlatives don’t they? It’s hard to get past the first line without feeling you are being drenched in spin.
Considering the time slot the numbers are big, the AFL refuse to sell out to the networks on their grand final (which is mind boggling), should be played twilight on Sunday, playing on a Saturday and making the Friday a public holiday makes the current slot a ratings graveyard.

And yes I know I’m a racist fumbleball fan who gets a point for missing, homophobic etc.
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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It's PR bullshit so what do you expect? "This grand final rated lower than a heap of others in the past." That intern would be getting fired. I think Wookie or someone else posted one of these Channel 7 releases a week or two ago and it said that the preliminary finals were up 417% (can't remember precisely how much) compared to regular season ratings. It all sounds impressive unless you think about it for more than one second and have a brain in your head.

However, I find this line amusing: The AFL is Australia’s number one winter sport.

That's a deliberate qualifier if ever I've seen one...

Language is everything. Last thing you want is Nine/NRL calling you out.
 

Harry O

Juniors
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So that means there's only 5 million thing fans in Australia. But I bet alot of NRL fans watched yesterdays thing also, which would have boosted the ratings.

So in reality, if you combine Queensland and NSW together there's over 13 million Rugby League fans, more then half of Australia are in Rugby League territory's.
On the ratings for tonight, will be excluding the millions who don't get counted like in pubs,clubs,casinos, and the 30+ people in every household. And I know every joint will be packed for tonight's game, I only wish we could count them towards the ratings coz the numbers would be mind boggling.

I'm pretty pissed off I couldn't get tickets for my mates for tonight's game, but they'll be watching at the casino.

Who ever is going to todays game bring your own food and water, coz as we know the stadium kiosks are a absolute freaking rip off.

Go the Bronx xxxxx
 

Ralphy Twanger

Juniors
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So that means there's only 5 million thing fans in Australia. But I bet alot of NRL fans watched yesterdays thing also, which would have boosted the ratings.

So in reality, if you combine Queensland and NSW together there's over 13 million Rugby League fans, more then half of Australia are in Rugby League territory's.
On the ratings for tonight, will be excluding the millions who don't get counted like in pubs,clubs,casinos, and the 30+ people in every household. And I know every joint will be packed for tonight's game, I only wish we could count them towards the ratings coz the numbers would be mind boggling.

I'm pretty pissed off I couldn't get tickets for my mates for tonight's game, but they'll be watching at the casino.

Who ever is going to todays game bring your own food and water, coz as we know the stadium kiosks are a absolute freaking rip off.

Go the Bronx xxxxx
Working people can afford
 

Wb1234

Referee
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It's PR bullshit so what do you expect? "This grand final rated lower than a heap of others in the past." That intern would be getting fired. I think Wookie or someone else posted one of these Channel 7 releases a week or two ago and it said that the preliminary finals were up 417% (can't remember precisely how much) compared to regular season ratings. It all sounds impressive unless you think about it for more than one second and have a brain in your head.

However, I find this line amusing: The AFL is Australia’s number one winter sport.

That's a deliberate qualifier if ever I've seen one...
The number one winter sport which averages 30 percent less tv viewers than rugby league
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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On the ratings for tonight, will be excluding the millions who don't get counted like in pubs,clubs,casinos, and the 30+ people in every household. And I know every joint will be packed for tonight's game, I only wish we could count them towards the ratings coz the numbers would be mind boggling.

While this is valid, its true of the AFL and other sports as well.

Nielson have rolled out Out of Home Viewing in the US, trialling from 2014 and including it in national ratings since 2020, with trials suggesting sport receives a 14% lift early on. No timeline for this to be introduced here.
 

titoelcolombiano

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The number one winter sport which averages 30 percent less tv viewers than rugby league
Yeah it's an odd line to use. Because they are clearly bigger than any of the summer sports but finished second behind another winter sport in TV ratings this year.

Maybe they meant Victoria and the wasteland's biggest winter sport
 

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