The Stormers vs Brumbies match was the most watched rugby match in March, but it pales into insignificance when compared to the football viewers on SABC.
Television Audience Analysis of the Six Nations suggests that while the peak audience increased, the average audience over the entire tournament dropped.
February 25, 2013
After six games, the Varsity Cup peak TV audience shows a growth of 12% on last year, with the average audience remaining constant.
The Lions’ games against Russia and the Cheetahs hardly troubled the TV viewership scorecards when compared to cricket and soccer in January.
July 10, 2012
The top 20 most watch Super Rugby games in terms of TV numbers: And how those numbers are split per country: So all but two of the 20 most viewed games were hosted in SA … And all but one … Continue reading
June 22, 2012
As impressive as the Baby Boks have been since that amazing turnaround in the second half against the Poms at the Cape Town stadium, so have the TV numbers been for the entire tournament … And this with the final … Continue reading
June 21, 2012
So last week the SABC said they will only be paying for TV rights to live sports events, and not spending a cent on anything that forced them to broadcast it delayed. This in response to the fiasco that saw … Continue reading
June 14, 2012
A top line summary of the Springbok vs England TV viewership last Saturday reveals that the Euro 2012 game between Netherlands and Denmark had a marked effect! 802,274 viewers watched the Netherlands vs Denmark game, and 21% of the viewers … Continue reading
June 14, 2012
Just as we get into Springbok mode, a little reminder that the first phase of the Super Rugby season finished with two of the top 3 TV audiences of the season. Super Rugby round 15 games: Bulls 14 – 19 … Continue reading
May 30, 2012
Round 14 of Super Rugby was a MONSTER … Viewership per round: Most watched games this year: Most watched teams this year: And compared to last year … All numbers courtesy of RepucomSA …