Seven wins gold at 2022 Commonwealth Games night tops entertainment

The evening of Day 3 of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games dominated the entertainment on Sunday, as the network also celebrated an overall win in network sharing and at the same time won the week.

The program aired to 716,000 Subway viewers, followed by the Day 3 Night session which aired to 639,000 Subway viewers, also winning all three key advertising demos.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report on July 17, Seven News was the No. 1 program nationally on linear, with 1.463 million viewers, including 32,000 on BVOD, and an increase of 2%. The biggest increase of the week was an episode of Beauty and the Geek on Nine with a 34% increase and airing to a total audience of 723,000.

Meanwhile, Seven beat out Nine in the week ending July 30 with a 30.2% network share to Nine’s 26.2%, Ten finished the week at 19.1%, and ABC with a share of 15.8%.


Seven also won the main channel share for the week, with a 20.6% share ahead of Nine’s 18.2%, and the best multichannel of the week was 7Mate with 4.3%.

Looking at Sunday’s ratings, the next entertainment was Joanna Lumley’s Great Cities of the World on ABC, which aired to an average subway audience of 493,000, followed by Hunted on Ten which drew 492 000 viewers in the metro. The program also won key advertising demos, 18-49.

In sports, Sunday’s AFL match was shown to a metropolitan audience of 284,000, while Sunday’s NRL match was shown to an average metropolitan audience of 220,000.

Meanwhile, Seven News was the No. 1 subway program on Sunday with 1.033 million subway viewers followed by Nine News on Sunday with 840,000 subway viewers. Nine’s 60 Minutes drew 632,000 viewers and ABC News drew 551,000.

Seven won the night, taking an overall network share of 37.5% to Nine’s 25.2%, while Ten took an 18.1% share and the ABC had 13.8%.

Seven also won the main channel share, and the highest-rated multichannel on Sunday was 7Mate with a 4.8% share.

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