TV Ratings July 8, 2022: The Chase and AFL bring a Friday win for Seven

tv ratings afl

• Season two of Movin’ to the Country premiered on ABC

Total TV Ratings, July 1

ABC’s Farewell to Leigh Sales – A 7:30 Special was the most viewed non-news program on total TV reaching a total audience of 1,013,000 with an increase of 16%.

Seven claimed the second top spot with The Chase reaching a total TV audience of 800,000 and a lift of 3%.

ABC’s Agatha Raisin experienced the highest lift on overnight with 25% and a total audience of 435,000.

Overnight TV Ratings, July 8

Seven claimed the top network share spot with 32.5%, followed closely by Nine with 27.2%. Seven also narrowly took out the primary channel share, recording 21.6%, while Nine fell behind with 19.2%. 7Mate won the multichannel with 5.3%.

On Seven, The Chase brought in an audience of 482,000, making it Friday’s top non-news program.

Seven’s Friday Night AFL came a close second, reaching 410,000 people as the Sydney Swans defeated the Western Bulldogs by 53 points at the SCG. 213,000 people from Melbourne tuned in to watch the Swans take the 17.18 (120) to 9.13 (67) victory, while the pre-match coverage clocked 276,000 views.

Hot Seat on Nine was the network’s top program of the night, reaching 391,000 people.

Nine’s Friday Night NRL coverage clocked 264,000 viewers, with 155,000 from Sydney as The Rabbitohs beat the Knights 40-28 at McDonald Jones Stadium.

On ABC, 289,000 people tuned in to watch the season two premiere of Movin’ to the Country. The show celebrates the entrepreneurs, innovators and dreamers who are transforming the look and feel of regional Australia.

On 10, 294,000 watched Dr Chris head to Kuku Yalanji Country for a Walkabout Cultural Adventure on The Living Room.

The top non-news program on SBS was a repeat of Great Asian Railway Journeys with 123,000 views.

tv ratings


Fox Footy won the #1 spot on subscription TV with its AFL coverage of Sydney v Western Bulldogs, clocking 207,000 views.

Coming in a close second with 201,000 views was Fox League’s NRL coverage between the Knights and the Rabbitohs.

NRL Friday Night Footy on Fox League clocked 108,000 views, while Friday Night Footy on Fox Footy reached an audience of 106,000.

tv ratings

To Top