The Seven Network has reclaimed the title of the #1 television and BVOD network in Australia after achieving the strongest free-to-air commercial audience share growth of any network this year.   

Measured across the 2021 television ratings survey year, Seven Network has the greatest share of total television viewers in Australia – with or without the inclusion of Seven’s record-breaking Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 coverage.  

So far across the calendar year – which measures every day of 2021, including the Olympics – Seven is dominant, ranking #1 in total people, 16 to 39s and under 50s. 

2021 Highlights

Across the 2021 calendar year so far, Seven was: 

  • #1 in prime time in total people, 16 to 39s and under 50s – Seven Network
  • #1 in prime time in total people and 16 to 39s – Channel 7
  • #1 in 26 of the 48 calendar weeks – Seven Network
  • #1 BVOD service – 7plus
  • #1 multichannel in total people – 7mate
  • #1 multichannel in 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s – 7mate
  • #1 multichannel group – 7mate, 7two, 7flix
  • #1 all day (6am to midnight) – Seven Network

Seven has the most watched shows in Australia: 

  • • #1 program – 2021 AFL Grand Final
  • • #1 sporting event – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • • #1 regular series – The Voice
  • • #1 entertainment show – The Voice
  • • #1 news program – 7NEWS (#1 for six years in a row)
  • • #1 breakfast show – Sunrise (#1 for 18 years in a row)
  • • #1 morning show – The Morning Show (#1 for 14 years in a row)
  • • #1 winter sport – AFL
  • • #1 Australian drama – Home and Away
  • • #1 lifestyle show – Better Homes and Gardens
  • • #1 quiz show – The Chase Australia

Seven is #1 


7plus once again ranks #1 across the calendar year to date, recording more total minutes and live minutes streamed than any other Australian commercial free-to-air BVOD service in 2021. 

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was the biggest television and streaming event in Australian history with more than 4.74 billion minutes streamed on 7plus. 

Our schedule of exciting content across television and 7plus has captured more viewers and delivered stronger demo share growth than any other network. And 2022 promises to take Seven to the next level as we bring audiences more must-watch entertainment, news, sport and two of the world’s biggest events: the Winter Olympics and Commonwealth Games.


The most watched event of 2022

The Olympic Winter Games Beijing is coming to Seven live from 4 to 20 February 2022.

With over 100 medal moments across 15 sports including Figure Skating, Hockey, Ski Jumping and Snowboarding, it’s the perfect opportunity to tell your brand story in an unrivalled premium environment. With an enhanced advertiser and viewer experience, you can create more impact and accelerate attention to a cross-platform reach of 18 million people.

The Olympic Winter Games will break new records. Get in touch to be part of the biggest cultural moment of 2022.

Unmissable content slate

Next year, the Seven Network will deliver the strongest line-up on TV with the two biggest sporting events in the world, Australia’s #1 TV news and public affairs portfolio, the #1 winter sport, the #1 regular series of 2021, the #1 local drama and much, much more.

New in 2022

Sport in 2022