Seven’s AFL Grand Final delivers highest audience in a decade
• Seven’s AFL Grand Final delivers highest audience in a decade
Seven’s coverage of the 2016 AFL Grand Final Sydney v Western Bulldogs has amassed the highest TV ratings for the match in a decade with a combined metro and regional average of 4.089 million in-home viewers, up 16% on last year, peaking at 5.160 million viewers.
The audience in metro areas was also the highest since 2006, averaging 3.039 million in- home viewers and peaking at 3.743 million, and a dominant share of 91.2%.
Across Grand Final day, Seven’s coverage reached over 6.5 million combined in-home viewers, and 4.8 million in metro areas.
In Melbourne, an average audience of 1.446 million in-home viewers watched the Bulldogs’ fairy tale unfold, the highest Melbourne audience since the drawn 2010 Grand Final.
In Sydney, the average audience was 44% up on last year with 534,000 in-home viewers and a peak of 705,000 cheering on the gallant Swans. It was the highest Sydney audience since their winning 2012 Grand Final.