HomeNewsMediaMotorsportAustralia

Australian GP drives large Foxtel audience but FTA viewership declines

Charles Leclerc leads the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The return of the Australian Grand Prix generated strong audiences for pay-television broadcaster Foxtel but the free-to-air audience for the Formula 1 race declined by 15 per cent.

It is part of a growing trend, according to data obtained by Australian media outlet TV Blackbox, that has seen free-to-air audiences in Australia fall while audiences for Fox Sports and the Foxtel-owned Kayo Sports subscription streaming service rise.

You need to have an account to access our content

Find out more about our news, features and services

Already have an account? Sign in here