Last night the SBS ONE broadcast of the first episode of dramatic three-part documentary series First Contact hosted by Ray Martin attracted a combined Metro and Regional audience of 612,000 (433,000 metro, 179,000 regional) reaching a peak audience of 774,000 and a metro FTA share of 10.3%.
SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid today welcomed the new Chair of SBS,
Mr Nihal Gupta, and new Board member Mr Peeyush Gupta, following their
appointments as announced by Minister for Communications Malcolm
Silvia Colloca, actress, opera singer and author of hit cookbook
Silvia’s Cucina, will serve up an Italy rarely seen by tourists during a
culinary celebrazione in Made In Italy with Silvia Colloca. In
this sumptuous and picturesque new series Silvia takes a journey back to
her homeland to introduce her family and present her love of healthy,
hearty Italian fare.
Premieres Thursday 27 November at 8pm on SBS ONE .
SBS is thrilled to announce the commission of a gritty new four-part Australian drama series for 2015, The Principal.
From the producers of RAKE and JACK IRISH and the writers of EAST WEST 101, The Principal is a story of intrigue and personal identity set against the backdrop of a boys’ high school in turmoil in South West Sydney.
Yesterday morning the 2014 FIFA World Cup came to a close, after 25 days of play in Brazil, with Germany claiming their 1-0 victory over Argentina.
For the first time in its nearly 30 year history of World Cup coverage, SBS built on its exclusive broadcast offering, delivering content across more platforms than ever before; TV, radio, online, tablet and mobile, providing more opportunities for Australian audiences to engage with SBS’s World Cup content and more opportunities for its sponsors to align with its exclusive coverage.
SBS’s dedicated catch-up viewing service, SBS ON DEMAND, will now be
available to the public in beta (pre-release test version) via HbbTV
enabled televisions, which are launching in Australia in coming months.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Live match between Australia and Chile had audiences up and ready to watch our Socceroos take on the Chilean team. Even though the match was a loss for the Aussies, conceding 1-3 to Chile, Australian audiences watched in their millions to see our boys in the Green and Gold. The Australia vs Chile match averaged 2,276 Million (1,741 Million Metro + 535,000 Regional), achieving 67.1% Metro FTA Share and 47.8% Regional FTA Share and a peak audience of 2,805 Million (Metro + Regional).
The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off yesterday with the host team, Brazil, taking on Croatia and winning 3-1. The live opening match on SBS ONE averaged 520,000 (428,000 Metro + 92,000 Regional), with a Metro FTA Share of 40.3%, a Regional FTA Share of 17.5% with a peak audience of 708,000 (Metro + Regional).
SBS is thrilled to announce the start of a new brand expression inviting all Australians to explore and celebrate diversity.
Join in invites all Australians to experience, explore and celebrate diversity in all its forms, and will commence as the world spotlight shines on Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, live and exclusive on SBS.
As 32 countries come together for the pinnacle global sporting event, the Join in brand campaign will launch during the Socceroos’ first match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ on Saturday 14 June, which airs from 8:00am on SBS ONE.
SBS is asking all Australians to Join in with and enjoy content which brings a unique and different perspective to Australian life.