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2024 TV and Streaming Ratings Discussion

docbrown

Coach
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That's a great point. You could end up with pubs all over NSW and QLD just saying f**k it, just put the fumbleball on.

To be honest I do worry about the tantrum and bad press Fox will throw our way if we go with Stan.
News Corp will have a tantrum. That's what bad partners do. But if they lose the rights, five years later they'll be back again as footy sells papers and subscriptions.
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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"3 games for the AFL did not make the Top 20 which means they are below 178k." - or they were played on Sunday which isnt part of this survey it runs Sunday to Saturday. Just like two NRL games from the weekend arent featured here either.

All six AFL matches played from Thurs-Sat are incluided as are the two from the previous sunday.

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Vlad59

Juniors
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"3 games for the AFL did not make the Top 20 which means they are below 178k." - or they were played on Sunday which isnt part of this survey it runs Sunday to Saturday. Just like two NRL games from the weekend arent featured here either.

All six AFL matches played from Thurs-Sat are incluided as are the two from the previous sunday.

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That’s very funny. You can’t be counted if you ain’t in the survey!
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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The NRL’s surging popularity has been reflected in a strong set of Sky Sport broadcast numbers.

Sky revealed on Thursday that almost 1.59 million New Zealanders watched NRL matches Sky Sport and free-to-air on Sky Open in the first 10 rounds of the competition, a rise of 14% from 2023.

The Warriors-Raiders game in round three was the most-watched game of the competition so far, attracting an audience of 469,800 people with a further 63,800 people streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Those figures show that New Zealand is very much a two-code country, boosted by the popularity of the Warriors.

However, rugby still has its nose in front. Super Rugby Pacific was viewed by 1.67m people in the first 10 rounds of the competition, despite having fewer games each weekend.

The most-watched Super Rugby Pacific contest, the Crusaders-Chiefs game on March 29, also rated slightly higher than the Warriors-Raiders game.

The Super Rugby game attracted 482,000 on Sky and more than 59,400 streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go for a total of 541,400, compared to the total of 533,600 for the Warriors’ most-watched game.

But the NRL can claim a win when it comes to streaming, with rising numbers suggesting it is winning the race for younger fans.

“It’s particularly notable that we are welcoming new audiences to league on our streaming channels, with an increase of nearly 30% year-on-year in viewing hours across Sky Sport Now and Sky Go,” Sky’s chief content and commercial officer Jonny Errington said in a statement.

“The majority of viewers watched via Sky Sport, Sky Sport Now and Sky Go, along with pleasing growth in the free-to-air audience who have been enjoying Friday Night Footy matches on Sky Open.”

The Warriors v Sharks match on March 8 was the second most popular with 461,100 people watching and more than 64,280 people streaming, while the Warriors v Sea Eagles match on April 13 came in third with 433,800 people watching and nearly 74,500 people streaming.

 
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Perth Red

Post Whore
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The NRL’s surging popularity has been reflected in a strong set of Sky Sport broadcast numbers.

Sky revealed on Thursday that almost 1.59 million New Zealanders watched NRL matches Sky Sport and free-to-air on Sky Open in the first 10 rounds of the competition, a rise of 14% from 2023.

The Warriors-Raiders game in round three was the most-watched game of the competition so far, attracting an audience of 469,800 people with a further 63,800 people streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Those figures show that New Zealand is very much a two-code country, boosted by the popularity of the Warriors.

However, rugby still has its nose in front. Super Rugby Pacific was viewed by 1.67m people in the first 10 rounds of the competition, despite having fewer games each weekend.

The most-watched Super Rugby Pacific contest, the Crusaders-Chiefs game on March 29, also rated slightly higher than the Warriors-Raiders game.

The Super Rugby game attracted 482,000 on Sky and more than 59,400 streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go for a total of 541,400, compared to the total of 533,600 for the Warriors’ most-watched game.

Very positive figures. Getting NRL regularly on FTA in NZ was so important.
 
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The NRL’s surging popularity has been reflected in a strong set of Sky Sport broadcast numbers.

Sky revealed on Thursday that almost 1.59 million New Zealanders watched NRL matches Sky Sport and free-to-air on Sky Open in the first 10 rounds of the competition, a rise of 14% from 2023.

The Warriors-Raiders game in round three was the most-watched game of the competition so far, attracting an audience of 469,800 people with a further 63,800 people streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Those figures show that New Zealand is very much a two-code country, boosted by the popularity of the Warriors.

However, rugby still has its nose in front. Super Rugby Pacific was viewed by 1.67m people in the first 10 rounds of the competition, despite having fewer games each weekend.

The most-watched Super Rugby Pacific contest, the Crusaders-Chiefs game on March 29, also rated slightly higher than the Warriors-Raiders game.

The Super Rugby game attracted 482,000 on Sky and more than 59,400 streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go for a total of 541,400, compared to the total of 533,600 for the Warriors’ most-watched game.

FMD, them`s crazy numbers, 530 000 for one game. How many mill are we going to add to the end-of-yeas totals, 5 - 6 million.
Give them another team soon as Perth is sorted.
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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NRL Womens State of Origin 1 rated a record average audience -and in the process smashing the previous Nine broadcast record for NRLW Origins – of 941,000 (including BVOD of 128,000) with a reach of 1.983 million. (Data: VOZ)
  • 2023 NRLW Origin 1 – 643,000 on Nine and 118,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2023 NRLW Origin 2 – 606,000 on Nine and 90,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2022 NRLW Origin – 423,000 on Nine and 158,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2021 NRLW Origin – 467,000 on Nine and 151,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2020 NRLW Origin – 485,000 on Nine and 55,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2019 NRLW Origin – 631,000 on Nine and 152,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2018 NRLW Origin – 586,000 on Nine and 104,000 on FoxSTB
 

nko11

Juniors
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NRL Womens State of Origin 1 rated a record average audience -and in the process smashing the previous Nine broadcast record for NRLW Origins – of 941,000 (including BVOD of 128,000) with a reach of 1.983 million. (Data: VOZ)
  • 2023 NRLW Origin 1 – 643,000 on Nine and 118,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2023 NRLW Origin 2 – 606,000 on Nine and 90,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2022 NRLW Origin – 423,000 on Nine and 158,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2021 NRLW Origin – 467,000 on Nine and 151,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2020 NRLW Origin – 485,000 on Nine and 55,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2019 NRLW Origin – 631,000 on Nine and 152,000 on FoxSTB
  • 2018 NRLW Origin – 586,000 on Nine and 104,000 on FoxSTB
Correct me if I'm wrong but the AFLW grand final got an average audience of 175,000 on FTA last year?

There's 3 Origins as well. It's going from strength to strength right now. Hopefully it's 1.5 mill before we start negotiations. Would be worth a bunch, as it's likely to be overall capturing a pretty different audience to a regular NRL game. You get the NRL rights, you get access to a large section of every demographic.

Edit: Found your post on X -

175k FTA + 88K on Fox = 263k Total

Sportsindustry Twitter
(Not letting me embed tweet)
 
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Billythekid

First Grade
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Fantastic ratings for the SOO game.
FMD, them`s crazy numbers, 530 000 for one game. How many mill are we going to add to the end-of-yeas totals, 5 - 6 million.
Give them another team soon as Perth is sorted.
Yeah that's my main disappointment with all the expansion talk. We really need to be looking at another NZ side and right now that feels like it's 10 years away at the earliest.
 
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Fantastic ratings for the SOO game.

Yeah that's my main disappointment with all the expansion talk. We really need to be looking at another NZ side and right now that feels like it's 10 years away at the earliest.
Certainly, the money side of it is a concern, we`ll have to what is flushed out when the dust settles on this Perth and P.N.G. stuff, NZ2 hopefully might surprise us, the ratings viewing figures coming in just behind super rugby might make a few corporates sit up and take notice, will certainly give the bidders something to market.
 

The_Wookie

Bench
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Correct me if I'm wrong but the AFLW grand final got an average audience of 175,000 on FTA last year?

There's 3 Origins as well. It's going from strength to strength right now. Hopefully it's 1.5 mill before we start negotiations. Would be worth a bunch, as it's likely to be overall capturing a pretty different audience to a regular NRL game. You get the NRL rights, you get access to a large section of every demographic.

Edit: Found your post on X -

175k FTA + 88K on Fox = 263k Total

Sportsindustry Twitter
(Not letting me embed tweet)

for some reason, these forums havent updated to allow you to embed straight from the x.com link, it still works from twitter.com. if you change the x to twitter. (but that will change soon now that x is going to all the way to the url now)
 
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