As the Blues finally claimed a series victory State of Origin Rugby League Game 2 Match was the highest rating match of Origin in OzTAM History and is now the No.1 program of the 2014 year with a peak of 2.990 million and averaging 2.699 million total viewers across the 5 City Metro.
The National (5 City Metro and Regional) audience for the State of Origin Rugby League Game 2 Match saw the peak grow to 4.751 million and the average to 4.193 million viewers.
Viewership for the match included 1,199,000 in Sydney. 857,000 in Brisbane. 418,000 in Melbourne. 89,000 in Adelaide. 119,000 in Perth on Gem and 1,405,000 regional viewers.
The Pre-Match was the night’s 2nd most watched program attracting 1.749 million viewers and after the Blues historic win the Post-Matchcoverage was the 3rd most watched program attracted an average audience of 1.297 million total viewers.
The Nine Network was Number One on Wednesday night with People 25-54 (49.5%), 18-49 (51.3%), 16-39 (51.8%) and Total People (45.8%) across the 5 City Metro.
The Nine Network’s Total People share of 45.8% was the highest share of any network for 2014 thus far.