17 August 2023 archive

Matildas semi-final smashes ratings records

The telecast of the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-final match between Australia’s Matildas and England’s Lionesses has smashed Australian ratings records. In the overnight ratings results, Seven Network secured a massive 69.9% share of the audience, with its main channel scoring 65.8% (OzTAM, 5 cities). Second placed Nine Network was way back at 12.5%, followed …

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On This Day — 17 August

17 August 1974: Brendon Lunney (Rush) 17 August 1985: Shane Withington and Anne Tenney (A Country Practice) 17 August 1991: Matthew Krok and Rachael Beck (Hey Dad) 17 August 2002: Bec Cartwright and Ben Unwin (Home And Away) 17 August 2002: Holly Valance and Blair McDonough (Neighbours) 17 August 1959: All three Sydney channels present …

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