Seven drew the largest revenue share between July and December 2015, but its edge over Nine has diminished, while TEN has improved.
Seven drew 38.5% of revenue share, just ahead of Nine’s 38.2%. TEN was some way behind at 23.2% but it was up from up from 20.4% for the corresponding period a year earlier.
Seven’s revenue was down by 5% over the same period in 2014, while Nine was down by 3%.
Advertising revenue for commercial television networks
July to December 2015
Networks (Capital cities)
TEN Chief Executive Officer, Paul Anderson, said: “Our revenue performance in the December 2015 half reflects the strong audience and revenue growth and momentum TEN achieved last year.
“The primary TEN channel and Network Ten were the only commercial primary channel and commercial network to increase their prime time audiences in 2015. Our online catch-up and streaming service tenplay also posted very strong audience growth.
“TEN and Network Ten ended 2015 with their highest prime time commercial shares in total people and people 25 to 54 since 2011 and their biggest prime time audiences since 2012,” he said.
“The revenue growth in the December 2015 half highlights the success of our Sales team and our advertising sales partnership with Multi Channel Network [“MCN”], which took effect from 1 September.”