The Aussies are in the box seat heading into the third day in Hobart thanks to a 152-run lead.
As England’s Stuart Broad grew angry at a robot camera on Bellerive Oval, Australia moved closer to clinching a 4-0 victory in The Ashes series.
The Seven Network recorded an average free-to-air audience of 1.22 million viewers nationally for Saturday afternoon’s third session for the Fifth Test in Hobart.
In data obtained exclusively by TV Blackbox, The Foxtel Group achieved a national average audience peak of 551K across Foxtel and Kayo in the final session of play on Day 2.
Across the full day of play, the FOX Cricket coverage live from Bellerive Oval averaged 462K across the platforms of Foxtel and Kayo.
Earlier in the day, the second session had 1.2 million free-to-air viewers nationally for Channel 7, while the first session recorded 1.04 million viewers nationally. All sessions dominated their timeslots once again, ranking #1 in 25 to 54s, 16 to 39s and total people. Seven held the top six programs nationally, five of which were Ashes sessions.
In the capital cities, Seven recorded a commercial audience share of 53% in total people and 54.7% in 25 to 54s across the day.