Primetime slot grants SBS strong ratings for Australian World Cup win

Mitchell Duke of Australia celebrates scoring the winning goal during the Fifa World Cup Group D match versus Tunisia on November 26, 2022 (by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Australia’s first Fifa World Cup win in 12 years pulled in huge ratings for public-service broadcaster SBS on Saturday.

The game against Tunisia, which ended in a 1-0 victory for Australia, kicked off at an Australian-friendly time of 9pm (AEDT) and pulled in 1.03 million metro viewers alone, according to figures from OzTAM, the Australian audience measurement company.

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