Seven’s coverage of the 2019 AFL Grand Final Richmond v GWS achieved a combined metropolitan (5-city) and regional audience of 2.939 million viewers.
The audience in metro areas for the match averaged 2.197 million in-home viewers with 991,000 watching in Melbourne and 372,000 in Sydney. Brisbane’s audience was 317,000, Adelaide, 232,000 and Perth 286,000.
The 5-city audience is the lowest recorded since 1993 while the national (metro + regional) audience is the lowest number recorded.
The result places the game as the number one 5-city program. It compares to Game One of the State of Origin that had a metro audience of 2.18 million and national audience of 3.207. The game achieved a live VPM rating of 69,000.
Other AFL programming included
GRAND FINAL: PRESENTATIONS 1,991,000
GRAND FINAL: ON THE GROUND 1,600,000
GRAND FINAL: POST MATCH 1,388,000
GRAND FINAL: PRE MATCH ENTERTAINMENT 770,000
Source: OzTAM (Metro) and RegTAM (Regional). Seven/7mate. Combined (Metro + Regional). Program performance and ranking information is subject to change. Metropolitan market Data is copyright OzTAM. Regional market Data is copyright RegTAM.