Sunday Night named number one news and public affairs program for 2017

Sunday Night averaged 845,000 metro viewers every week

Seven has reported its flagship news and public affairs show Sunday Night is Australia’s number-one public affairs program for 2017.

Sunday Night averaged 845,000 metro viewers and 1.3 million viewers nationally every week.

Sunday Night increased its audience on the 2016 survey year by 7% for combined viewers, and 9% in metro markets. The program also tracked growth in 2017 across women (7%) and men (6%).

Commenting, Sunday Night Executive Producer Hamish Thomson said: “Sunday Night is committed to delivering landmark investigations and the exclusive stories and interviews that matter most to Australians. This ratings result for the program is fitting recognition for outstanding journalism and the team’s passion for storytelling. We look forward to telling more powerful stories in 2018.”

Sunday Night returns in 2018 for its milestone 10th season, with host and senior correspondent Melissa Doyle and reporters Steve Pennells, Denham Hitchcock, Alex Cullen, Angela Cox and Matt Doran.

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