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World Cup Ratings continue for SBS as Belgium take on Algeria

SportKevin Perry
Belgium vs Algeria image copyright - Jeff Gross, Getty images

Belgium vs Algeria

image copyright - Jeff Gross, Getty images

On Day 6 it was finally Group H’s turn to show audiences what they were made of. Belgium took on Algeria, with a 2-1 win to Belgium. The match averaged 121,000 (107,000 Metro + 15,000 Regional - averages based on actual whistle times), with a strong Metro FTA Share of 36.9%, a Regional FTA Share of 16.3% and a peak audience of 152,000 (Metro + Regional).

Next, it was back to Group A, as the host nation, Brazil having all eyes on them again as they took on Mexico. Australian audiences were up early yet again, with the match ending in a 0-0 draw. The game averaged 235,000 (186,000 Metro + 49,000 Regional), with a strong Metro FTA Share of 40.2%, a Regional FTA Share of 21.4% and a peak audience of 335,000 (Metro + Regional).

Finally, it was the last two teams in Group H. With the Russians taking on Korea in what ended  in a 1-1 draw. The game averaged 229,000 (177,000 Metro + 52,000 Regional), with a Metro FTA Share of 17.2%, a Regional FTA Share of 8.5%and a peak audience of 259,000 (Metro + Regional). attracted 194,000 Unique Browsers and served 324,000 video stream views, yesterday.109,000 Unique Users accessed the World Game World Cup Edition App yesterday, viewing 252,000 video streams.(Wednesday, 18 June)

Source: OzTAM Metro and RegTAM Regional FTA Database; 5 City Metro + Combined Aggregated Regional Market including WA; Total Individuals, People 25-54, People 16-39 and People 18-49 including guests; SBS ONE, SBS 2 and NITV; Consolidated (Live + As Live + TSV) to 11/6/14 Overnight (Live + As Live) from 12/6/14 onwards; 02:00-02:00; Average Audience, FTA Share and 5 Minute Consecutive Reach; Program Averages based on actual whistle times, not overnight program logs. Online Source: Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics.