AFL Grand Final draws 2.6m viewers
Ratings: Nail-biting win by West Coast is the biggest audience of the TV year.
West Coast Eagles’ win at the AFL Grand Final was the top drawcard of the ratings year, giving Seven yet another ratings week.
The nail-biting game averaged 2.6m metro viewers -with 1.25m of them in Melbourne alone. It rose to 2.63m for the Presentations (which probably includes the final minutes up to the siren).
Overall however, the game was down on 2017’s 2.68m viewers and 2.8m for Presentations.
ABC KIDS COMEDY: 2.6
ABC News / SBS VICELAND: 1.5
SBS Food Network: 0.9
ABC ME: 0.6
Seven claimed the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Seven claimed Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Nine scored Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday. ABC bettered TEN on Sunday, Friday & Saturday.
Seven won Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth. Nine was victorious in Sydney & Brisbane.
Best brands last week were:
Seven: AFL Grand Final (Presentations: 2.63m), Seven News (Sat: 1.39m), Sunday Night (695,000)
Nine: The Block (1.26m) and Nine News (Sun: 935.000).
TEN: The Bachelor (Thurs: 836,000) and Australian Survivor (Tues: 697,000).
ABC: ABC News (Sun: 705,000) and SBS: Great Continental Railway Journeys (317,000).