Summer TV Ratings, December 8, 2022: Seven swings big with second AUS v WI test

AUS v WI cricket rights

Total TV: Australia v Denmark World Cup match up 45%

Total TV Ratings, December 1

Despite OzTAM reporting a lift of 0%, Seven’s Australia v West Indies broadcast of day two, session three has topped non-news with 627,000 tuning in.

It was a big day for sport, with Australia’s FIFA World Cup against Denmark lifting 45% for a total audience of 560,000. 

Love Island Australia continues to pull big BVOD numbers, this time up 525% with 381,000 tuning in.

Overnight TV Ratings, December 8

Primetime News
Nine News 631,000 (6:00pm)/640,000 (6:30pm)
Seven News 627,000 (6:00pm)/635,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 491,000
10 News First 221,000 (5:00pm)/142,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 97,000 (6:30pm)/96,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 488,000
7.30 345,000
The Project 166,000 (6:30pm)/ 230,000 (7pm)
The Drum 112,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 214,000
Today 165,000
News Breakfast 161,000

Seven has come out on top for the night with a primary share of 23.3% and a network share of 32.5%. Multichannels was won by 7Two with a 4.1% share.

Cricket was back on Seven, with the second test kicking off in Adelaide after Australia won the first test by 164 runs. On the first day of test two, the third session was the top non-news program of the day with 434,000 tuning in. Session two had 365,000, and session one was watched by 234,000.

Nine’s A Current Affair covered the latest Covid spike and tracked down a shoddy tradie for 488,000. Great Getaways took a trip to some very different parts of the planet – Antarctica and South Georgia – for 260,000.

ABC’s 7.30 uncovered hidden sugars in processed foods and interviewed Tanya Plibersek for an audience for 345,000. A repeat of You Can’t Ask That had 194,000 tune in for interviews with Olympic and Paralympic gold medalists, before Still We Rise told 136,000 about the history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.

On 10, The Project (166,000 6:30pm / 230,000 7pm) looked back at what Australians have been Googling this year, and interviewed John Safran about his new book. Jamie’s One Pan Wonders then whipped up dinner for 215,000.

The top rating show on SBS was Costco: Is It Really Worth It?, with an audience of 178,000.

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