Astra announced that the Fox Sports coverage of the World Cup Qualifier match between Australia and Bahrain helped Subscription TV become number one.
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In addition, the French Open Men’s Final, in which Roger Federer finally achieved his goal of winning the clay court competition and matching Pete Sampras’ open record, was watched by 132,000 people.
On Tuesday night on FOX8, Australia’s Next Top Model had its best result of the current season with 234,000 viewers at 7.30pm while the new Joss Whedon show Dollhouse premiered at 8.30pm with 120,000 viewers.
TV1’s Cash Trivia Challenge achieved a year-to-date biggest audience with 96,000 people as did Eastenders on UKTV with 93,000 viewers and Cold Case on W with 89,000 viewers. Destroyed in Seconds on Discovery channel was watched by 74,000 people, Secret Millionaire on Lifestyle had an audience of 70,000 people and 67,000 subscribers saw Blue’s Clues on Nick Jr.
According to the organisation, STV channels accounted for 22.9% of all metropolitan viewing between 6am and midnight, were 22.4% of all regional viewing and 59.3% of all viewing in subscription TV homes.