Seven Sharp ratings are better and worse

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seven-sharp-logoSeven Sharp debuted on TV One last night with an average audience of 496,950.  Here are some comparisons for you to give this figure some perspective:

First episode of Close Up in 2012: 504,670
Campbell Live, same night, 2012: 168,120

Last night’s episode of Campbell Live: 242,820

Last year, Close Up premiered on the 23rd of January so it was two weeks earlier.  However, the same period last year would have seen the start date fall on the 6th of February, which of course is Waitangi Day.  The average audience for that episode was 446,890.

It will be interesting to see how these numbers change over the course of the next few weeks but with more than double Campbell Live’s audience, TVNZ won’t be disappointed with the start.

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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  • mezza

    Great news, looks like a really good start for seven sharp.
    I love th comedy!!!