Seven's Olympic Games out-delivers Atlanta and Barcelona.

30 Aug 2004, 02:36:28 PM

11.9 million Australians in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
watch all or part of Seven's coverage of the
Games of the XXVIII Olympiad.

Sunday delivers four primetimes in the one day.

Morning: 1.3 million. Afternoon: 1.1 million.

Live afternoon: 1.5 million. Live primetime: 1.6 million.

The Dream with Roy and H.G: 1.1 million.

Seven News: 1.8 million. Today Tonight: 1.5 million.

Seven's Olympic Games delivered another day of primetime across Sunday with a peak audience of 1.24 million in the morning building to a peak of 1.52 million for live coverage in the afternoon and a peak of 1.64 million in primetime.

Seven News hit a peak of 1.78 million, and Today Tonight touched 1.47 million on Sunday. The Dream with Roy and H.G capped off another successful Olympics campaign – with a peak audience of 1.09 million.

The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad out-delivered Seven's coverage of the Olympic Games in Atlanta and Barcelona – with more than 11.96 million Australians in the five major metropolitan markets watching part or all of Seven's Olympic Games in 2004. This is up 12 per cent on Barcelona (10.6 million) and up 9 per cent on Atlanta (10.9 million).

This audience reach – 11.96 million across 16 days – is more than the combined audience reach for all episodes of Big Brother, Idol, The Block and the Logie Awards (11.8 million) and also is more than the total audience reach for this year's entire AFL season across 22 weeks of the home and away season (10.3 million).

Seven's early morning (Monday) coverage of the final events in the Olympic Games before the Closing Ceremony – including the opening stages of the Marathon – delivered a peak audience of 761,718.

Seven averaged a network audience of 1.67 million across every hour of primetime coverage across 16 days – with a peak audience of 3.42 million.