Nine was the major destination for viewers last night as the crowd watching State Of Origin 2 was up over 180,000 on the audience watching Origin 1 this year.
Nine’s metro primary share was up from 37.6% on the night of Origin 1 to 38.7% last night. Nine’s Origin 2 evening share was just over 50% in Sydney and Brisbane. Nine was also a big winner in Melbourne on 32% with TEN well behind in second spot on 14.4%.
Adelaide again had the close one with Origin just failing to nail Nine top spot with share of 17.8% just short of Seven’s 18.0%.
Origin 2 had the biggest result for Nine last year of the three matches with 2.69m watching.